Death Waltz Releasing Original 1954 GODZILLA Score on Vinyl


Death Waltz Recording company are going to release Akira Ifukube’s 1954 GODZILLA score for the first time ever on vinyl.

It will come as a limited edition (of 400) deluxe gatefold 180 gram Atomic Breath vinyl, housed in a heavyweight tip-on, case-bound gatefold jacket printed on beautiful textured Galtex Prima card containing an exclusive full colour booklet with liner notes by Japanse cinema expert Jasper Sharpe & Film On Wax Editor Charlie Bridgen, with exclusive art by Cheung Chung Tat wrapped in an OBI strip. There’ll also be a one off pressing of 400 units standard edition in a 350gsm single pocket jacket with a poster.

Plus, a green vinyl housed inside a 350gsm single pocket jacket with a poster will also be available.

Track listings on both releases will be identical.

All go on sale June 21, 2014 – however they won’t be available in the USA. These will be released in the UK only.

Track listing:


  1. Godzilla Approaches
  2. Godzilla Main Title
  3. Medley/ Ship Music / Sinking Of Eikou – Maru
  4. Sinking Of Bingou Maru
  5. Anxieties On Ootojima Island
  6. Ootojima Temple Festival
  7. Stormy Ootojima Island
  8. Theme For Ootojima Island
  9. Japanese Army March I
  10. Horror Of The Water Tank
  11. Godzilla Comes Ashore


  1. Godzilla’s Rampage
  2. Desperate Broadcast
  3. Godzilla Comes To Tokyo Bay
  4. Intercept Godzilla
  5. Tragic Sight Of The Imperial Capital
  6. Oxygen Destroyer
  7. Prayer For Peace
  8. Japanese Army March II
  9. Godzilla At The Ocean Floor
  10. Ending
  11. Secret Hidden Track

You can also listen to the entire soundtrack for a limited time at Empire who have an exclusive stream of it courtesy of Death Waltz.