Music Let’s Listen to: John Carpenter’s Escape from New York (Soundtrack) Published 3 years ago on March 19, 2016 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Another in the series of “Let’s Listen To”, we have chosen director John Carpenter’s amazing Escape From New York soundtrack. Every fan of his work should definitely give this a listen. Considered as one of the greatest Carpenter sci-fi action films of all time, Escape From New York was released in 1981 and is now known as a true cult classic. Every fan Sit back, grab yourself a hot drink, and enjoy some of Carpenter’s best ever musical work. “In 1997, a major war between the United States and the Soviet Union is concluding, and the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a giant maximum security prison. When Air Force One is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president (Donald Pleasence) is taken hostage by a group of inmates. Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell), a former Special Forces soldier turned criminal, is recruited to retrieve the president in exchange for his own freedom.” Kurt Russell, Isaac Hayes, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers, and Donald Pleasence star. Escape From New York was co-written by Nick Castle and John Carpenter. Enjoy 52 minutes of pure greatness, courtesy of Alan Miller‘s YouTube channel. Related Topics:Adrienne BarbeauDonald PleasenceEscape from New YorkIsaac HayesJohn CarpenterKurt Russell Up Next John Carpenter’s Video for “Distant Dreams” Drops; New 2016 Tour Dates Don't Miss New Track Released From John Carpenter’s Lost Themes II, Plus Tour Dates Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Watch Michael Myers Attack Laurie Strode in First ‘Halloween’ Clip John Carpenter’s ‘The Fog’ Getting Sick 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition (UK) Blu-Ray David Gordon Green Describes Michael Myers as the Essence of Evil in New ‘Halloween’ John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray Coming in October With 5 Art Cards ‘Halloween’ Director David Gordon Green Teases Doctor Loomis Vocal Cameo ‘Halloween’ Producer Jason Blum Viewed First Cut of the Film and He’s “Very Very Excited” Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News13 hours ago ‘Halloween’ – The Face of Pure Evil Featurette Focuses on the New Mask News13 hours ago Dakota Johnson Gives Her Soul to the Dance in New ‘Suspiria’ Clip News15 hours ago Mezco Toyz Releasing New 15″ Mega Scale Talking Pennywise ‘IT’ Figure News2 days ago Featurette Tells the Story of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” News3 days ago Cavitycolors to Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Halloween’ With Soy Wax Candle and Mystery Enamel Pin Music4 weeks ago Listen to John Carpenter’s Stunning First Track “The Shape Returns” for New ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!