Thirst - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. It will be available to purchase in store only April 13th, 2019. Remaining stock will be available to purchase from this page at 12:00 PM on April 14th.
RSD 2019. For the first time on vinyl, the soundtrack of director Park Chan-Wook’s 2009 film Thirst has been reissued. Though it wears the facade of a bizarre horror drama, the film itself delves into the foundations of religion, the human act of self-reckoning, and the dilemma between survival and morality faced by a man of the cloth when driven to the brink. The soundtrack was directed by Cho Young-Wuk, a long-time artistic partner of Park Chan-Wook starting from JSA and Oldboy to Sympathy for Lady Vengeance. The tracks feature original score composed based on Bach’s cantatas, as well as old Korean gayo from the 1930~50s. Cho’s team continue to uphold their meticulous musicianship in the compositions and arrangements, while the (seemingly out-of-place) gayo pieces come together with the main score to imbue the film with its bizarre atmosphere.
LP - Standard LP on 150-gram vinyl housed in a gatefold jacket with newly designed artwork and extensive liner notes by Charlie Brigden.