Experiment in Terror: Music from the Motion Picture

Experiment in Terror: Music from the Motion Picture is a soundtrack album from the 1962 movie Experiment in Terror by Blake Edwards. The music was composed and conducted by Henry Mancini. It was released in 1962 by RCA Victor (catalog no. LPM-2442)[1]

Experiment in Terror: Music from the Motion Picture
Soundtrack album by
StudioRCA Victor's Music Center of the World
LabelRCA Victor

The album entered Billboard magazine's pop album chart on June 30, 1962, reaching the No. 37 position on the chart.[2]

AllMusic gave the album a rating of four stars. Reviewer Marcy Donelson called it an "adventurous score" and "a must for any level of Mancini collector" because "it's extra quirky and diverse", including with jazzy lounge pieces, melancholy piano, and eerie suspense passages.[3]

Track listing edit

Side A

  1. "Fluters' Ball" [3:17]
  2. "Tooty Twist" [2:10]
  3. "Kelly's Tune" [3:15]
  4. "Golden Gate Twist" [2:10]
  5. "The Good Old Days" [2:00]
  6. "Experiment In Terror (Twist)" [2:42]

Side B

  1. "Experiment In Terror" [2:16]
  2. "Nancy" [3:29]
  3. "Down By The Wharf" [2:25]
  4. "Teen-Age Hostage" [2:35]
  5. "White On White" [2:06]
  6. "Final Out At Candlestick Park" [2:59]

References edit

  1. ^ "Henry Mancini – Experiment In Terror (Music From The Motion Picture)". Discogs. Retrieved December 28, 2020.
  2. ^ Joel Whitburn (1995). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Albums. Billboard Books. p. 192. ISBN 0823076318.
  3. ^ "Experiment in Terror [Music from the Motion Picture]". AllMusic. Retrieved December 27, 2020.