Today's post is the original soundtrack release of Halloween III: Season of the Witch. This is probably the most controversial film in the series as it has absolutely nothing to do with Michael Myers, but don't let that idea stop you from watching if you've never seen it. I love this flick and there is a large following of people that love it as well. It has Tom Atkins for god sakes I mean that's all that really needs to be said, but beyond that it has supernatural happenings, evil masks, doom to all the children and perhaps the greatest jingle of all time. The Silver Shamrock jingle that you hear over and over throughout the movie.
I would say this is the 2nd best film in the Halloween series. The first film being the best. However it's really hard to compare The Michael Meyers storyline to this film as they are completely different aside from the doom happening on Halloween that is.
Now if we are talking soundtracks, this is the best Halloween soundtrack hands down, it's absolutley awesome. The "Main Title" and "Chariots of Pumpkins" tracks are worth getting the soundtrack alone. This long out of print soundtrack has been re-released by Alan Howarth. It's been remastered and additional bonus tracks, something worth getting if you are an avid fan.
"I do love a good joke and this is the best ever: a joke on the children."