Blacula - Soundtrack by Gene Page
Artist: Gene Page | Label: RCA | Format: LP | Genre: Soundtrack | LP Condition: New | Jacket Condition: Sealed
Soundtrack Music composed & conducted by
"Deadlier Than Dracula"
RCA Victor LSP-4806 re-issue
Blacula is a 1972 American blaxploitation horror film directed by William Crain. The movie stars William Marshall in the title role about an 18th-century African prince named Mamuwalde, who is turned into a vampire (and later locked in a coffin) by Count Dracula in the Count's castle in Transylvania after Dracula refused to help
Mamuwalde suppress the slave trade.
Gene Page's score to the cult classic Blacula remains one of the more unique entries in the blaxploitation canon -- while rooted in the wah-wah funk tradition that is the genre's calling card, the soundtrack's surprising reliance on mood and nuance makes it a distinctly different listening experience. Despite vocal contributions from The Hues Corporation and 21st Centure Ltd, Page's deeply soulful instrumentals are the star of this show, avoiding melodrama and horror movie banalities in favor of sinuous melodies and mellow rhythms that create genuine suspense. In-demand Gene Page has worked closely with a who's who of pop music, including The Supremes, Four Tops, Solomon Burke, Al Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Stanley Turrentine, Barry White, Harry Chapin, Elton John, Streisand, Robert Palmer, Jackson 5, and many more.
Blacula (The Stalkwalk)
Heavy Changes (vocals by 21st Century Ltd)
Run, Tina, Run
There He Is Again (vocals by The Hues Corporation)
Main Chance (vocals by 21st Century Ltd)
Good to the Last Drop
What the World Knows (vocals by The Hues Corporation)
I'm Gonna Catch You (vocals by The Hues Corporation)
Finding Love, Losing Love
Wakeeli (Swahili Farewell)
NEW SEALED re-issue LP