Quartet Records has announced the world premiere release of the score for the 1982 comedy Partners directed by James Burrows and starring Ryan O’Neal and John Hurt. The original score for the film was composed and conducted by Georges Delerue (Platoon, Man, Woman and Child), but only 12 minutes were used in the final version of the Paramount Pictures production as the majority of the score was replaced by pop songs and cues from other films by Giorgio Moroder, Dave Frank and Charles Fox and more. The album features the film’s score in order of the film, as well as music written for some sequences that were deleted in the editing room. To listen to audio clips and for the full album details, visit the label’s official website, where you can also order the limited edition CD.
The label has also announced the first complete score release for the 1990 drama The Comfort of Strangers directed by Paul Schrader, written by Harold Pinter and starring Chrisopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson and Helen Mirren. The film’s music is composed by Angelo Badalamenti (Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive) and performed by the City of of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. The album features the original soundtrack, as well as the complete score in film order. To order the limited edition CD, visit Quartet Records’ online store, where you can also listen to audio clips and check out the full soundtrack details.
The label’s other new releases also include a physical version of Gabriel Yared’s score for Xavier Dolan’s Tom at the Farm, as well a soundtrack album for the Spanish romantic comedy Ocho Apellidos Cascos directed by Emilio Martínez Lázaro, starring Clara Lago, Dani Rovira, Karra Elejalde and Carmen Machi featuring music by Fernando Velazquez (The Impossible, Mama). Click here to learn more about the release.