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Newswire: The Man Who Fell To Earth soundtrack will be released for the first time next month

Nicolas Roeg’s highly respected 1976 sci-fi film The Man Who Fell To Earth is notable for a number of reasons. Nobody has ever made it through its full 138-minute running time without looking at their watch at least twice; it features a cameo from David Bowie’s penis; and the gorgeous music composed for the film has inexplicably never been released. One of those things will change this fall, though. To correspond with the cult classic’s 40-year anniversary re-release on September 9, Universal Music Catalogue will be releasing the soundtrack, which features original pieces by Japanese prog rock composer Stomu Yamashta and The Mamas & The Papas lead John Phillips.

The two-cd set will also include songs by musicians such as The Kingston Trio and Louis Armstrong (not Bowie, alas, as his only contribution was his eminent weirdness), which were used in the film. On November 18, Umc ...

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