Film: Escape from New York
Music composed and performed by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth
Recording, editing, sequencing and synthesizer programming by Alan Howarth at Pi West Studio
Pamela Smith – keyboard*
Tommy Wallace – guitar**
Record Label: Varèse Sarabande
Release Date: July 10, 1981

  • Main Title -
  • Duke Arrives/Barricade -
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Tracklist
1. Main Title (3:52)
2. Up the Wall/Airforce1 (2:29)
3. Orientation #2 (1:48)
4. Engulfed Cathedral* (Debussy) (3:33)
5. Back to the Pod/The Crazies Come Out (3:00)
6. Arrival at the Library (1:06)
7. Everyone’s Coming to New York (2:54)
8. The Duke Arrives/The Barricade** (3:35)
9. Police State/Romero and the President (3:21)
10. The President at the Train (2:55)
11. The President is Gone (2:30)
12. Chase Across the 69th Street Bridge (2:33)
13. Over the Wall (3:43)

EXPANDED SCORE

Film: Escape from New York (Expanded Score)
Music Composed and Performed by John Carpenter
In Association With Alan Howarth
Record Label: Silva America
Release Date: 2000

Tracklist
1. Main Title (3:53)
2. The Bank Robbery (3:30)
3. Prison Introduction (0:20)
4. Over the Wall / Air Force One (2:22)
5. He’s Still Alive / Romero (2:12)
6. Snake Plissken (1:41)
7. Orientation (1:47)
8. Tell Him (1:46)
9. Engulfed Cathedral (Debussy) (3:31)
10. Across the Roof (Previously Unreleased) (1:15)
11. Descent Into New York (Previously Unreleased) (3:37)
12. Back to the Pod (Previously Unreleased, Version #1) (1:34)
13. Everyone’s Coming to New York (2:24)
14. Don’t Go Down There! (0:19)
15. Back to the Pod (Version #2) / The Crazies Come Out (2:09)
16. I Heard You Were Dead (0:08)
17. Arrival At the Library (1:06)
18. You Are the Duke of New York (0:16)
19. The Duke Arrives / Barricade (3:35)
20. President At the Train (2:28)
21. Who Are You? (0:27)
22. Police Action (2:27)
23. Romero and the President (1:43)
24. The President Is Gone (1:53)
25. 69th Street Bridge (2:43)
26. Over the Wall (3:42)
27. The Name Is Plissken (0:25)
28. Snake Shake (End Credits) (3:58)

ITUNES   AMAZON

STUDIO EQUIPMENT

RECORDERS AND EQUIPMENT
Stephens 821-A 24 trk
Tascam 80-0 8 trk
dbx 155 Noise Reduction System (2)
Otari 5050B 2 trk
Nagra IV-S
Tapco 7424 & 7416 Mixing Consoles
Eventide 949 Harmonizer
Eventide 1748 DDL
Furman PQ-6 Parametric Equalizer
Furman RV-1 Reverb (2)
Technics Cassette
MXR DDL

INSTRUMENTS USED
Prophet-5
ARP Quadra
ARP Avatar (2)
ARP Sequencer
Roland CSQ-600 Sequencer
Sequential Circuits 700 Programmer
Roland SVC-350 Vocoder
Linn LM-1 Drum Computer
Fender Jazz Bass
Fender Stratocaster