heaven-can-waitKritzerland has announced the world premiere release of the score for the 1978 hit comedy Heaven Can Wait directed by Warren Beatty & Buck Henry and starring Beatty alongside Julie Christie, Charles Grodin, Dyan Cannon, Jack Warden, Joseph Maher and James Mason. The album features the film’s original music composed and conducted by Dave Grusin, including unused and alternate cues as bonus tracks. The composer received an Academy Award for his score for the Paramount Pictures production, which was also nominated in eight other categories, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. The soundtrack also features the world premiere release of Grusin’s music for the 1984 drama Racing With the Moon directed by Richard Benjamin and starring Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern and Nicholas Cage. The album features the complete score, as well a number of big-band 1940s source music cues arranged and conducted by Billy May. To pre-order the limited edition CD and to check out audio clips, visit Kritzerland’s official website.

Here’s the album track list:

Heaven Can Wait:
1. Heaven Walk
2. Walk to House
3. Betty’s Entrance / Decision to Farnsworth
4. Meeting of the Bored
5. At the Drive-In
6. Garden Walk
7. New Goodbye / Last Walk / Last Walk Extension
8. Max
9. End Theme
Bonus Tracks:
10. M501 (unused)
11. M601 (unused)
12. At the Drive-In (alternate)
13. M902/M904 (unused)
14. M1005
15. Max (alternate)
16. End Theme (alternate)

Racing With the Moon:
17. Main Title Boogie
18. Moon Boogie
19. Movie Madness
20. Says My Heart (Lane/Loesser)
21. Library
22. Mendocino Station
23. Tree House/Age of Innocence
24. My Ideal (Robin/Whiting/Chase)
25. Taking the Plunge
26. Funereal Theme
27. Secret Place
28. Road Play
29. Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing) (Prima)
30. Reconciliation
31. Montage Finish/Reconciliation
32. Moon Boogie/End Credits
Bonus Tracks:
33. The Lady’s in Love With You (Lane/Loesser)
34. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Raye/Prince)
35. Cherokee (Noble)