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We will release exclusive only for Asia in November 2018.

Limited edition in Flaming color vinyl (number of units around 1500).

(first come first served)

  • Gatefold
  • First Time On Vinyl
  • Music composed and conducted by Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
  • Feat. the band Kodo (Drums) and Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
  • Critically acclaimed, multiple award winning movie + score
  • Audiophile Pressing, cut on 45 RPM
  • Limited Edition of 1500 numbered copies on Coloured Vinyl

 

Side One

1 Hero: Overture 4’23

2 For the World – Theme Music 4’20

3 Warriors 3’44

4 Gone with Leaves 3’29

 

Side Two

1 Longing 4’21

2 At Emperor’s Palace 4’00

3 In the Chess Court 4’03

 

Side Three

1 Love in Distance 4’55

2 Spirit Fight 4’34

3 Swift Sword 3’38

 

Side Four

1 Farewell, Hero 2’57

2 Sorrow in Desert 2’35

3 Home 1’17

4 Above Water 1’47

5 Snow 1’06

6 Yearning for the Peace 3’25

 

Hero was first released in China on 24 October 2002. At that time, it was the most expensive project and the highest-grossing motion picture in Chinese film history.

In 2014, Time Out polled several film critics, directors, actors and stunt actors to list their top action films. Hero was listed at 77th place on this list.

The film also has been interpreted as a nuanced investigation into the relationship between culture on one hand, and political or military power on the other.

In this approach, the film comments not only on China and its position in the world, but also on the ongoing erasures of languages and cultures under globalization.

 

Tan Dun is a Chinese contemporary classical composer and conductor, most widely known for his scores for the movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, as well as composing music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

His works often incorporate audiovisual elements; use instruments constructed from organic materials, such as paper, water, and stone; and are often inspired by traditional Chinese theatrical and ritual performance.

In 2013, he was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. He has won numerous awards for his works, including an Academy Award, a Grammy Award and a BAFTA award.

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Weight 0.6 kg

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