Prepare to plunge into panic with Waxwork Records’ release of KING KONG ESCAPES Original Motion Picture Score by Akira Ifukube (Godzilla, Mothra vs. Godzilla, War of the Gargantuas, & more) Directed by the king of kaiju, Ishirō Honda, KING KONG ESCAPES follows evil genius, Dr. Hu, on his mission to manipulate Kong into retrieving radioactive Element X from the North Pole. The film stars Rhodes Reason, Linda Miller, Mie Hama, & Akira Takarada.

Waxwork Records is honored to release the complete original film score by Akira Ifukube (Godzilla 1954, Mothra Vs. Godzilla, Destroy All Monsters, and many others) as a deluxe vinyl album officially for the first time outside of Japan. Enjoy the dynamic orchestrations that range from tranquility to combat as King Kong fights monsters and the wicked influence of Dr. Hu.

We are thrilled to present the official King Kong Escapes score with 180 gram “Element X” colored vinyl, deluxe packaging, new artwork by Ross Murray, heavyweight gatefold jackets with matte coating, a 12”x12” art print, and more!

  • The complete 1967 Film Score by Akira Ifukube
  • “Element X” Radioactive Green Colored Vinyl
  • New artwork by Ross Murray
  • 12” x 12” Art Print
  • Heavyweight Gatefold Packaging with Matte Finish

01. Main Title
02. The Base at the North Pole
03. Activating Mechani-Kong I
04. Activating Mechani-Kong II
05. Mondo Island
06. King Kong Appears
07. King Kong vs. Gorosaurus
08. King Kong vs. Gorosaurus II
09. Kong and Susan I
10. The Explorer Returns
11. Operation Capture Kong I
12. Operation Capture Kong II
13. at the North Pole
14. Kong's Chance Encounter
15. Hypnosis Machine
16. Element X
17. Awakening of Kong
18. King Kong Escapes I
19. King Kong Escapes II
20. Kong in Tokyo
21. Kong and Susan II
22. Mechani-Kong Appears
23. Kong Showdown
24. Confrontation at Tower I
25. Confrontation at Tower II
26. King Kong's Triumph
27. King Kong Goes to Tokyo Bay
28. The End of Dr. Who
29. Ending

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