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On February 14, 1990.

On February 14, 1990, “WEA International” label released “The City”, the 15th Vangelis studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Hotel de la Ville” in Rome and “Mega Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis – synthesizers, drum machines, arrangements
  • Roman Polanski– narrative
  • Emmanuelle Seigner – narrative
  • Kathie Hill – voices
  • Kimura Reiko – voices
  • Mixamo Yuko – voices
  • Red Tiger! – art direction, design
  • Stathis Zalikis – photography
  • Vassilis Markis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis.

  1. Dawn
  2. Morning Papers
  3. Nerve Centre
  4. Side Streets
  5. Good to See You
  6. Twilight
  7. Red Lights
  8. Procession

On July 21, 2004.

Jerry Goldsmith

On July 21, 2004, Jerrald King “Jerry” Goldsmith died aged 75. Being composer and conductor, Goldsmith was best known for his movie and television work. He has composed scores for big number of movies including Logan’s Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Chinatown, The Wind and the Lion, The Omen, The Boys from Brazil, Night Crossing, Alien, Poltergeist, The Secret of NIMH, Gremlins, Hoosiers,Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Rudy, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, The Mummy, the three Rambo and five Star Trek movies. In his career, Goldsmith collaborated with some of world best known movie directors, including Robert Wise, Howard Hawks, Otto Preminger, Joe Dante,Roman Polanski , Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Paul Verhoeven and Franklin J. Schaffner.  In 1976, Goldsmith was awarded with “Oscar” for the movie The Omen.