Composed by Ennio Morricone, no less...

The soundtrack to John Carpenter's legendary horror film The Thing is to gain a vinyl pressing.

The 1982 film radically overhauls sci-fi tropes, matching the claustrophobic atmosphere of an Arctic base to some supremely inventive (and incredibly gory) special effects.

Of course, the blood 'n' splatter would be nothing without the lingering score, with Ennio Morricone's work doing so much to underpin that icy chill in the air.

Widely celebrated, the score will now gain a vinyl pressing via Waxwork Records and the design (up top) is pretty fantastic.

As a bonus: the Deluxe Edition contains (deep breath) all new artwork by Justin Erickson of Phantom City Creative, deluxe heavyweight packaging including satin coated old-style gatefold jackets with UV spot-gloss, an an 11” x 22” poster, a breakaway “ice” slipcase, and an exclusive interview with the director John Carpenter.

Order your copy HERE.

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