John Williams – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope – 40th Anniversary Box Set // Walt Disney Records

Walt Disney Records will release a limited edition 40th Anniversary Box Set of the soundtrack to Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of one of the most significant soundtracks in film history, Walt Disney Records is set to release a special collector’s edition of the remastered original motion picture soundtrack for Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: A New Hope.

With score conducted and composed by five-time Academy Award®-winning composer John Williams, the 3-LP set features a 48-page hardcover book with 180-gram vinyl. This one-of-a-kind vinyl set, hand etched by Tristan Duke (Jack White’s Lazaretto) of Infinity Light Science, offers a 3D hologram experience featuring the Death Star on Disc 3, Side A. For optimal viewing, use a direct light source or simply hold a mobile phone flashlight above the vinyl to view the hologram. Side B features the Star Wars 40th Anniversary logo etched into the vinyl.

This LIMITED EDITION consists of the following:
•Hard cover faux leather wrapped book
•3 bound and sleeved LPs on 180g vinyl
•A bound 48 page book with images of the recording sessions, scenes of the film, and conceptual art.

The Star Wars: A New Hope box set is the first release from Disney Music Group since acquiring the Star Wars music catalog earlier this year. Subsequent releases are planned for 2018.


Pre-order the limited edition box set via uDiscover Music here.


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