Director John Carpenter streams sequel to ‘Lost Themes’

John Carpenter

Film director John Carpenter (Halloween, They Live, The Thing) is streaming his latest solo album, Lost Themes II (via NPR Music), and it stays true to his horror persona. Lost Themes II is the follow-up to last year’s first solo effort, Lost Themes, in which Carpenter recorded with contributions from his son Cody and composer Daniel Davies.

Each track is fairly reminiscent of some of his past film scores, such as Halloween and Assault on Precinct 13. “Persia Rising” is a definite throwback to the 1980s horror genre, while “Distant Dream” sounds more contemporary with the blending of the guitar and synth line.

Lost Themes II will be available April 15 via Sacred Bones Records. You can pre-order the album now in its physical form through the label’s online store.

John Carpenter tour dates:

06-02 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera
06-15 Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer
06-17 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre
06-18 Los Angeles – Orpheum
06-21 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
06-23 Austin, TX – Moody Theatre
06-24 Dallas, TX – Majestic Theater
07-02-07 Keflavík, Iceland – All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland
07-06 Neuchâtel, Switzerland – International Film Festival
07-08 New York NY – Playstation Theatre
07-12 Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre
07-15 Detroit, MI – The Masonic Temple
10-28-29 Manchester, England – Albert Hall
10-31 London, England – Troxy

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