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Best Soundtrack Gifts For Christmas

From the die-hard cinephile to the small-screen binger, here are the best soundtrack gifts for pop culture fanatics this Christmas.

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The easiest part about shopping for a pop culture fanatic is that they’re very vocal about their obsessions. From the die-hard cinephile to the small-screen binger, we’ve assembled the best soundtrack gifts for them this Christmas.

Disney

The Nightmare Before Christmas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Spooky season has ended, but holiday season is nigh, so why not get the Danny Elfman soundtrack that has it all? From ‘This Is Halloween’ to ‘Making Christmas’, this timeless soundtrack transcends seasons and will get any listener in the spirit.

Buy it here.

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The Lion King: The Songs, The Lion King: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The true Pride Rock enthusiasts can sink their teeth into two soundtracks for the new, live-action version of The Lion King. The Lion King: The Songs features the original classic hits performed by the new star-studded cast of Beyoncé, Donald Glover and JD McCrary, while Sir Elton John returns with a new song, ‘Never Too Late’. The OST version features the new tracks, plus a new score from master film composer Hans Zimmer.

Buy The Lion King: The Songs here.

Buy The Lion King: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack here.

The Princess And The Frog: The Songs picture disc

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the film release, this collectible picture disc features images of the confident Tiana and smooth-talking Dr Facilier, and includes the songs ‘Almost There’ and ‘Down In New Orleans’, penned by the self-proclaimed Night Tripper and late Crescent City icon, Dr John.

Buy it here.

Tarzan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) picture disc

Navigating gift-buying can be a real jungle, so get the vine-swinging soundtrack to satisfy the Disney fan and the Phil Collins fanatic on your gift-list this season.

Buy it here.

The best of the rest: TV

Peaky Blinders (Season 1-5)

You’ve got the Shelby haircut, now get the soundtrack to match all that tweed suiting and Birmingham bad-assery. The Peaky Blinders soundtrack features a mix of iconic artists, including Joy Division and David Bowie, and original songs from the BBC series. (Look out for PJ Harvey’s surprise cover of Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds’ ‘Red Right Hand’.)

Buy it here.

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13 Reasons Why (Season 2)

Billie Eilish. Selena Gomez. OneRepublic. If you can’t decide which chart-topping pop star’s album to give this holiday, the soundtrack to the second season of the hugely popular Netflix series 13 Reasons features something from each of them.

Buy it here.

Big Little Lies (Seasons 1-2)

Just because you’re freezing with your friends and relatives somewhere this winter doesn’t mean you can’t live like the infamous Monterey Five with this breezy California coastal soundtrack from the hit HBO series. Beach-front property, luxury vehicle and dysfunctional marriage not included with purchase.

Buy it here.

Daniel Pemberton: Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance, Vol.1

This one will put a smile on the face of even the grumpiest Skeksis in your family. The original soundtrack from the new Netflix series, based on the 1982 film, will dazzle and delight listeners of every generation.

Buy it here.

Monty Python: Sings (Again) vinyl

Britain’s most beloved comedy troupe, Monty Python, celebrated their golden anniversary this year with the reissue of their seminal album, Monty Python Sings (Again). The double-album spans their illustrious career and includes 32 classic songs, along with Stephen Hawking’s 2015 version of ‘Galaxy Song’. The perfect gift for those who want to look on the bright side of life.

Buy it here.

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Little Steven: Lilyhammer: The Score (Volumes  1 And 2)

This soundtrack has all the music you’d expect from the mob-centric Netflix drama starring E Street Band member and former Sopranos star Steven Van Zandt. Featuring sultry jazz that would make The Rat Pack proud, this melodic soundtrack is perfect for late nights or swinging dinner parties.

Buy them here.

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The best of the rest: cinema

Shrek green vinyl

Make the record collector in your family Shrek-green with envy this year with this swampified-vinyl edition of the soundtrack. Smash Mouth’s ‘All Star’ and The Monkees’ ‘I’m A Believer’ will keep your family of ogres jamming well into the new year.

Buy it here.

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Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Good morning, angels! Whether you’re still working on becoming a covert secret agent backed by an anonymous billionaire, or you’re just excited by the movie reboot, the new star-studded soundtrack includes four new songs from Ariana Grande, including the smash hit ‘Don’t Call Me Angel’, along with new tracks from Kash Doll, Kim Petras, Alma and Stefflon Don.

Buy it here.

The Warriors violet vinyl

Santa, come out to play… Nothing says “happy holidays” like a slice of gritty New York gang warfare courtesy of the cult classic The Warriors. Barry De Vorzon’s ominous instrumental score sets the scene with dark disco and menacing synths. But there are plenty of jams here, too, including the soul-funk track ‘Echoes In My Mind’. Now on translucent violet vinyl, it’s the perfect gift for the cinephile who loves vintage scores.

Buy it here.

David Newman: Heathers

Just as timeless as the oversized preppy blazer, the 30th anniversary of the Heathers soundtrack offers up an equally stylish arrangement of tunes, from ‘Strip Croquet’ to ‘Poor Little Heather’. Enjoy the hellishly good 80s teenage angst, without the carnage.

Buy it here.

Tyler Bates/Joel J Richard: John Wick 3: Parabellum

What to get the dog-lover who has everything? Why, the John Wick 3 soundtrack, of course. This score offers original songs as electrifying as the cult-classic film series itself, and is sure to give listeners a much-needed shot of adrenaline after the tryptophan sets in post-Thanksgiving turkey.

Buy it here.

See the rest of our 2019 exclusive gift guides.

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  1. A chyra

    November 22, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    Music non stop

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