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 Advertisement You may like John Carpenter Confirms He Will Compose Scores for ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! Michael Myers Set for Big Return in ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ Sequels! Nick Castle Teases Possible ‘Halloween’ Announcement Coming This Weekend! According to Keep NC Film, ‘Halloween 2’ Will Shoot Soon in Wilmington, North Carolina ‘Halloween’ Sequel to Begin Shooting This Fall, Aiming for October 2020 Release Date Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News2 days ago Mike Flanagan’s ‘Doctor Sleep’ Slapped With R-Rating for Disturbing and Violent Content News2 days ago John Carpenter Confirms He Will Compose Scores for ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ News3 days ago Charles Cyphers Rumored to Appear in Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween Kills’ Blu-Ray & DVD5 days ago ‘Howling III: The Marsupials’ Howls on (UK) Blu-Ray This October News5 days ago Tom Atkins Would “Love” a Cameo in ‘Halloween Ends’ and ‘Halloween Kills’ News1 week ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Arrow Video Releasing Epic Limited Edition of Clive Barker’s ‘NightBreed’ on (UK) Blu-Ray News4 weeks ago David Gordon Green Talks ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ Saga Conclusion Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Arrow Video Unleashing Must-Have ‘An American Werewolf in London’ Limited Edition Blu-Ray News5 days ago ‘Halloween: Kills’ is Set to Begin Filming in Three Weeks News1 week ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! News3 weeks ago Shudder’s “Creepshow” Series to Get Its Own Maze at Universal Studios Hollywood News4 weeks ago [Trailer] Woody Harrelson and Crew Battle the Undead in ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ News1 month ago New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Trailer Awakens the Jangly Man News1 month ago Shudder Presents the Monster-Filled Trailer for Greg Nicotero’s “Creepshow” TV Series! Trending Editorials3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!