Suspiria (1977 soundtrack)

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Suspiria: The Complete Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Goblin Suspiria.jpg
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedJune 15, 1977
GenreProgressive rock
Length41:23
LabelCinevox
Goblin chronology
Roller
(1976)
Suspiria: The Complete Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
(1977)
La villa della droga
(1977)
Original record cover
Goblin Suspiria single.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

The soundtrack to the film Suspiria was composed and performed by the Italian band Goblin. A single version of the title track, "Suspiria", was released with the B-side "Blind Concert".

The title song from the soundtrack was featured in the trailer for the 2011 film Jane Eyre.

In 2018, Claudio Simonetti's incarnation of the band went on the Suspiria Tour to coincide with the release of the film's 2018 remake. The band performed the soundtrack in its entirety with a live screening of the original film.[2]

Legacy[edit]

Due to the film's success and legacy, the soundtrack remains one of Goblin's most popular albums. In an interview with Fact Magazine, Simonetti referred to the album as the band's masterpiece.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Goblin.

No.TitleLength
1."Suspiria"6:01
2."Witch"3:12
3."Opening to the Sighs"0:32
4."Sighs"5:16
5."Markos"4:05
6."Black Forest"6:08
7."Blind Concert"6:16
8."Death Valzer"1:51

Personnel[edit]

Goblin
Additional
  • Antonio Marangolo: Saxophone (on "Black Forest")
  • Maurizio Guarini (uncredited): Additional keyboards, including the Moog synthesizers and other keyboards listed on Roller

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suspiria [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] - Goblin". AllMusic.
  2. ^ Schatz, Lake (July 13, 2018). "Claudio Simonetti's Goblin Announce Suspiria Tour". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  3. ^ Twells, John (October 31, 2014). ""Suspiria is the masterpiece of Goblin": Claudio Simonetti on the best horror soundtrack of all time". Fact Magazine. Retrieved October 5, 2018.