MONDO To Release Coraline & ParaNorman Soundtracks On April 22, 2014

This month MONDO is celebrating the works of LAIKA Animation Studios with the premiere release of the soundtracks to both Coraline and ParaNorman on deluxe limited edition vinyl. LAIKA has created two of the greatest animated films of the last decade, and MONDO is honored to be paying tribute to both. The scores to Coraline and ParaNorman couldn’t be any more different. But they are both equally as incredible. Both records will be available for sale on MONDO’s website on April 22, 2014. A special edition of ParaNorman will be available at select Independent retailers as part of Record Store Day on April 19, 2014.

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Coraline
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music by Bruno Coulais
Original Song by They Might Be Giants
Artwork by Michael DePippo
2XLP Pressed on 180 Gram Black vinyl with randomly-inserted Black & White Swirl Vinyl
First time ever available on vinyl
$32

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The soundtrack to Coraline is haunting, and beautiful. With the help Budapest Orchestra and Choir behind him, Coulais captures the dark child-like imagination of the titular protagonist with a menace and aplomb. Without seeing the film you can follow the musical journey of the story from Coraline’s angsty reality, to her dreamy uneasiness, to the ultimate unravelling.

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ParaNorman
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music by Jon Brion
Artwork by DKNG
2XLP Pressed on 180 Gram Black vinyl with randomly-inserted “Aggie Fights” Highlighter Yellow Vinyl, with Bone Haze
First time ever available on vinyl
$30

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For those familiar with the works of Jon Brion (Magnolia, Punch Drunk Love) you’ll immediately recognize the melancholy, ear-worm melodies in his score to ParaNorman. Mixed with 80′s slasher throwback motifs and a whimsical family sensibility it is a terrific score front-to-back.

ParaNorman – Record Store Day Exclusive
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music by Jon Brion
Artwork by DKNG
2XLP Limited to 500 Copies – Available only at Independent Record Stores April 19th
Pressed on 180 Gram randomly inserted Glow In The Dark Splatter vinyl

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The record store day version of ParaNorman features Variant Glow in the Dark artwork, as well as mystery colored Glow in the Dark vinyl. This edition is Limited to 500 copies, and each copy comes with a randomly inserted clear splatter disc that glows one of three colors (Red, Blue or Green)

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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