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La-La Land Records (which is nothing to do with the movie) is an American record label specializing in soundtrack albums launched in 2002. Among their releases:

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    TV Soundtracks 

     David Arnold 
The World Is Not Enough (expanded)
     Elmer Bernstein 
  • Airplane! - the soundtrack album released in 1980 was more of an aural souvenir of the movie with lots of the movie's dialogue along with music. This CD was the official score release.
  • The Shootist - Because Bernstein's score for was John Wayne's last bow was so short, the label paired it with the CD premiere of the 1965 Columbia Records soundtrack album for the title beneath.
  • The Sons of Katie Elder - This release has the score has as recorded for the movie (this doesn't contain Johnny Cash, mind.
  • True Grit - This has the music as heard in the movie. You do get the Glen Campbell song.
     Danny Elfman 
     Jerry Goldsmith 

     James Horner 
     Michael Kamen 
  • Die Hard - Their release of the score was a 2-CD expansion of Varèse Sarabande's CD Club single-disc release in 2002 (there was no soundtrack album released in 1988).
    • Then there was a 3-CD 30th anniversary edition with many extras such as the tracked-in music from John Scott's score for Man On Fire (Not this one.) and James Horner's score for Aliens - and some of the songs used like Run–D.M.C.'s "Christmas In Hollis." and Vaughn Monroe's version of "Let It Snow."
  • Die Hard with a Vengeance - The RCA Victor soundtrack album wasn't a satisfactory experience for fans, with many key cues missing. One reviewer described it as an effing disgrace. The 2-CD expansion jettisons most of the non-Kamen material (it does retain The Lovin' Spoonful's "Summer in the City.")

  • The Last Boy Scout
  • The Lethal Weapon Soundtrack Collection (Michael Kamen, Eric Clapton and David Sanborn) - This 8-CD boxset contains remastered editions of the first three movies' soundtrack albums and expanded score presentations for the first three movies, and the first officially sanctioned soundtrack release for Lethal Weapon 4. Also, some of the proceeds go to The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (set up by Kamen to benefit musical education).
  • Road House (Michael Kamen) - Expands on Intrada's incomplete release.
     Bear McCreary (he also has a section to himself on the label's site... 
     Thomas Newman 

    John Williams 

     Hans Zimmer 

     James Newton Howard 

     Alan Silvestri 
  • Dutch
  • Eraser- expanded from the Atlantic Classics album.
  • The Bodyguard - Yes, there was other music in the movie other than that song. Silvestri's score got an album of its own in 2012.
     John Barry 
  • The Golden Child - While the movie was almost completely rescored by Michel Colombier. Both composers' scores were included on La-La Land's three-disc set. As were the songs, duh.
  • First Love(1979) - Like the above, almost all of Barry's original scoring was thrown out of the movie and replaced with pre-existing pieces. He took his name off the movie in protest.
  • Dances with Wolves - a 2-disc expansion of this beloved music was issued by the label in 2004.

     Other Notable Titles In Their Catalogue 
  • Aquamarine (David Hirschfelder)
  • Dragonslayer (Alex North) longer than the previous release on Southern Cross Records.
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Ira Newborn/various artists) - The movie didn't have a soundtrack album for decades because Hughes himself blocked one back in the 1980s, because he felt the movie's music was too eclectic to make a coherent album. Many were delighted when this official album (there have been bootleg releases) in 2016note .
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Lorne Balfe) - a 2-disc set.
  • The Naked Gun Trilogy (Ira Newborn) - A three-disc set giving each movie its due(Varèse Sarabande only released a soundtrack with the second film, and it blended cues from The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! and The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear.)
  • Ladyhawke (Andrew Powell) - This 2-disc expansion demonstrates that the score isn't all Alan Parsons-produced Prog Rock.
  • Police Academy (Robert Folk) - The first movie of the series wouldn't get a soundtrack album until 2014!
  • Speed (Mark Mancina) - The label greatly expanded the 30-minute 20th Century Fox Film Scores score album that was issued in 1994, but the score in chronological order rather than have "The Rescue." be the second cue on the album. The La-La Land release also concludes with Billy Idol's end credits song.(just about the only song on Fox Records' "songs from and inspired by" album that was actually written for the movie and noticeable.
  • Bad Boys (also Mark Mancina)

  • Escape from L.A. (Shirley Walker & John Carpenter) An expansion of the original Milan Records release in 2014, featuring unused cues.
  • Thunderbirds Are Go/Thunderbird 6 (Barry Gray) This contains the film recordings for both movies which weren't released alongside the movies (which came out respectively 1966 and 1968). The former's United Artists Records album contained some re-recorded music from the film, along with some themes from the TV series. The latter never got soundtrack release until MGM Music released a limited edition CD In 2004, possibly because Thunderbird 6 like its predecessor was a box office dud. Which is one area where Thunderbirds definitely matched the original...
  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (Alexander Courage; with new themes by John Williams) There was a soundtrack release planned in 1987 but it was cancelled when the scenes containing the chosen cues were cut from the movie. The music saw its first release as part of the 2008 8-disc boxset Superman: The Music (1978-1988); in 2018 it received a solo release as a 2-disc album (the planned 1987 album would have much shorter); it includes original songs written for the club scenes.
  • Friday the 13th Parts 1-6 (Harry Manfredini) This 6-disc set marked the debut release of the original scores to the first 6 Friday the 13th movies released on Friday January 13th, 2012. It was limited to 1,300 Units, however, and sold out within less than a day, making it a highly sought after collectors item. Fortunately they’ve been reissuing each score individually on separate CD releases.
    • Friday the 13th: The Game (also by Manfredini) Was originally a crowdfunding exclusive before receiving a 2-CD release in 2018.
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (Shirley Walker) Almost double the length of the album that Reprise Records issued alongside the movie in 1993.
  • Alien³ (Elliot Goldenthal) The long awaited expanded set on 2-CDs, features both the complete score and the original MCA Records Soundtrack album remastered.
  • The Planet of the Apes Soundtrack Collection (Jerry Goldsmith, Leonard Rosenman & Tom Scott) A team up with Varèse Sarabande as part of their 500th release, this 5-CD box set brings together all the film scores from the original Apes series.
  • Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter & Alan Howarth) 2-CD set, it’s the definitive version of the score outdoing both 1986 and 1999 releases.
  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (Joe Kraemer)
  • Masters of the Universe (Bill Conti) - this 2-CD set includes the complete score and the remastered 1987 Varèse Sarabande soundtrack album.
  • Godzilla:
    • Godzilla (1954) (Akira Ifukube) - 50th Anniversary Edition.
    • King Kong vs. Godzilla (Akira Ifukube) - The U.S. debut of the original film score that was mostly completely omitted from the American theatrical release.

  • Bram Stoker's Dracula (Wojciech Kilar) - This 3-CD set has an expanded presentation of Kilar's music on the first two discs and an expanded edition of the Columbia Records soundtrack album released with the movie.

  • Bride of Frankenstein (Franz Waxman) - As part of the Universal Pictures Film Music Heritage Collection line started in 2019.
  • Colossus: The Forbin Project (Michel Colombier) - This was also part of the Universal Pictures Film Music Heritage Collection.
  • Used Cars (Ernest Gold/Patrick Williams) - Featuring Gold's rejected score and the replacement by Patrick Williams, as Robert Zemeckis hadn't met Alan Silvestri at the time (1980).


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