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 Adrienne Barbeau and Tobin Bell to Co-Star in the “Gray Matter” Episode of Shudder’s ‘Creepshow’ John Carpenter Talks ‘Escape from Earth’ Concept and Snake Plissken’s Fate Leigh Whannell Attached to Write ‘Escape From New York’ Remake for Fox Nick Castle is More Than Happy to Play Michael Myers in Next ‘Halloween’ Sequel ‘Escape From New York’ Co-Writer Nick Castle Shares Thoughts on Reboot Watch Michael Myers Attack Laurie Strode in First ‘Halloween’ Clip Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News20 hours ago ‘The Young Cannibals’ Trailer and Poster Summons an Unrelenting Supernatural Creature News2 days ago Chucky Plays a Game With Andy in New ‘Child’s Play’ Image News2 days ago NECA Shares Photo Gallery for Their New Roy Burns Action Figure from ‘A New Beginning’ News3 days ago Chucky Carves Up the Easter Bunny in New ‘Child’s Play’ Teaser Art Editorials3 days ago 10 Goriest Horror Movies You Need to See From the Last Three Decades News3 weeks ago Halloween Movies Digs Deep and Finds the Long Lost “Dr. Death” Opening to ‘Halloween 5’! News3 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Might Be Ready for Another ‘Halloween’ and Wants Micheal Myers to Return News4 weeks ago Blumhouse Productions is Producing ‘The Craft’ Reboot, Shooting This July! News3 weeks ago [Photo] ‘Jason Lives’ Icon CJ Graham Returns in Fan Film ‘Friday the 13th: Vengeance’ News4 weeks ago David Howard Thornton Says ‘Terrifier 2’ is Going to Be “Bigger and Crazier” News20 hours ago ‘The Young Cannibals’ Trailer and Poster Summons an Unrelenting Supernatural Creature News6 days ago [Trailer] Hear Chucky Speak in Lars Klevberg’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Video Games1 week ago [Video] We Play and Review Indie Horror Game ‘The Padre’ from Shotgun With Glitters News1 week ago [Trailer] Memorial Documentary on Jason Voorhees Actor Steve Dash to Debut on YouTube News2 weeks ago [Trailer] ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Documentary Explores Alvin Schwartz’ Book Series Advertisement 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!