- Midnight Express (Original Soundtrack)
- Artist: Giorgio Moroder
- Format: LP
- Release Date: 5/19/2015
Limited vinyl LP pressing. Available on vinyl for first time since it's original 1978 release, Midnight Express is the incredible Giorgio Moroder soundtrack that won both the Oscar and Golden Globe award for Best Soundtrack when it was released. Moroder has gone on to produce and collaborate with everyone from Donna Summer to Daft Punk. The film Midnight Express was an American-British prison drama film directed by Alan Parker and starring Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli, Paul L. Smith, Randy Quaid, Norbert Weisser, Peter Jeffrey and John Hurt. It is based on Billy Hayes' 1977 book Midnight Express and was adapted into the screenplay by Oliver Stone. Hayes was a young American student sent to a Turkish prison for trying to smuggle hashish out of Turkey. The film's title is prison slang for an inmate's escape attempt.