Labyrinth (From the Original Soundtrack of the Jim Henson Film)

David Bowie & Trevor Jones - Labyrinth (From the Original Soundtrack of the Jim Henson Film)
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Based on 36 ratings
1986 Ratings: #189
Liked by 3 people
June 23, 1986 / Release Date
Soundtrack / Format
EMI / Label
Pop Rock, New Wave / Genres
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I feel like this soundtrack is an exact representation of the 80s

So this is an interesting one. I think this is the first soundtrack I’ve reviewed lol. The movie I don’t really have many nostalgic feelings for, even though I watched it when I was younger. I think the movie is good overall, but it’s not one of my favorite movies ever or anything. That being said, I think that the soundtrack is actually pretty solid. Going into this I didn’t really think that I’d ... read more


This has some mad cheese, but I mean, for what purpose this was trying to serve ... David Bowie did a pretty great job.


I will praise Jim Henson Films for the incredible puppetry that enriches this fantasy tale so well. Musically, I'm not sure how Bowie agreed to the song accompaniment, especially when most of the tracks he solos are very lyrically lame. The lyrics are totally out of synch with the magic of the story. The recording sounds hollow in spots, muted in others, and a bit tinny to my earholios. The 80s electronic drumming along with the period's unrefined disco-like recording style leaves me soured. ... read more

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Track List

  1. Opening Titles Including Underground
  2. Into The Labyrinth
  3. Magic Dance
  4. Sarah
  5. Chilly Down
  6. Hallucination
  7. As The World Falls Down
  8. The Goblin Battle
  9. Within You
  10. Thirteen O'Clock
  11. Home At Last
  12. Underground
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Added on: January 30, 2018