Fifteen Japanese Showa-era Godzilla soundtracks collected in new box set



King of the vinyl.

A new box set featuring fifteen Japanese Showa-era Godzilla film soundtracks from 1954-1975 is being released on Waxwork Records this March.

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Godzilla is often credited as one of the first kaiju films – a Japanese genre revolving around colossal monsters typically attacking cities that gained widespread popularity during post-war Japan.

Godzilla: The Showa Era Soundtracks, 1954-1975 box set features music from: Godzilla (1954), Godzilla Raids Again (1955),King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963), Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964), Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965), Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966), Son of Godzilla (1967), Destroy All Monsters (1968), All Monsters Attack (1969), Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971), Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972), Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973), Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974), and Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975).

It marks the first time all fifteen Godzilla film soundtracks from Japan’s Showa-era have been presented together.

Godzilla: The Showa Era Soundtracks follows Waxwork Records’ release of the soundtrack to HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones series.

Pre-order Godzilla: The Showa Era Soundtracks, 1954-1975 here in advance of its March release, and check out the box set below.