2. GODZILLA: The Showa-Era Soundtracks, 1954-1975 (180g Colored Vinyl, 18LP)

GODZILLA: The Showa-Era Soundtracks, 1954-1975 (180g Colored Vinyl, 18LP)

Price(USD): $460.80

CD No: 2370361X
Release Date: 2022/02/18
Format: 18LP

180g Color Vinyl 18LP Collector's Box Set!
All 15 Godzilla Film Soundtracks from Japan's Showa Era!

Waxwork Records is proud to present GODZILLA: The Showa Era Soundtracks, 1954-1975. Collected for the very first time are all fifteen Godzilla film soundtracks from Japan's Showa era in a prestigious box set showcasing the groundbreaking music from the iconic giant monster films. In collaboration with Toho, Waxwork is honored to present a lavish collector's box set with remastered audio for vinyl, new artwork by Robert Sammelin, eighteen 180 gram colored vinyl discs, heavyweight matte laminate coated album jackets, an LP storage box with a fold-down magnetic flap featuring an album cover glossary, a turntable slipmat, all housed within a slipcase box with matte satin laminate coating.

In 1954, Godzilla clawed its way from the sea and changed cinema forever. It presented a cultural shift and altered how movie-goers around the world would absorb entertainment. It would go on to spawn fourteen beloved sequels during the historic Showa era, introduced terrifying foes and lovable allies, created lifelong fans, and inspired filmmakers, artists, and storytellers for generations to follow.

Like an unleashed Kaiju, Waxwork is excited to stomp their way further into the Monsterverse with this landmark box set that collects nearly all of the original Godzilla film soundtracks on vinyl for the very first time and featuring the works of composers Akira Ifukube, Masaru Sato, Kunio Miyauchi and Riichiro Manabe.

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Track List

1 Godzilla Ost (1954)
2 Godzilla Raids Again Ost (1955)
3 King Kong Vs. Godzilla Ost 2XLP (1963)
4 Mothra Vs. Godzilla Ost 2XLP (1964)
5 Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster Ost (1964)
6 Invasion of the Astro-Monster Ost (1965)
7 Ebirah, Horror of the Deep Ost (1966)
8 Son of Godzilla Ost (1967)
9 Destroy All Monsters Ost (1968)
10 All Monsters Attack Ost (1969)
11 Godzilla Vs. Hedorah Ost (1971)
12 Godzilla Vs. Gigan Ost 2XLP (1972)
13 Godzilla Vs. Megalon Ost (1973)
14 Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla Ost (1974)
15 Terror of Mechagodzilla Ost (1975)

Godzilla (1954) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. Elko-Maru Sinking
3. Bingo-Maru Sinking
4. Uneasiness On Odo Island
5. Ritual Music Of Odo Island
6. Storm On Odo Island
7. Frigate March I
8. Odo Island Theme
9. Godzilla Appears On Odo Island
10. Horror In the Water Tank
11. Shinagawa Pandemonium
12. Attack Godzilla
13. Godzilla Comes Ashore
14. Fury Of Godzilla
15. Deadly Broadcast


16. Godzilla To Tokyo Bay
17. Repel Godzilla
18. Devastated Tokyo
19. Oxygen Destroyer
20. Prayer For Peace
21. Frigate March II
22. Godzilla Under The Sea
23. Ending

Godzilla Raids Again (1955) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Masaru Sato

1. Main Title
2. Koji Kobayashi's Crisis
3. Battle At Iwato Island
4. The Quiet Peace
5. Godzilla Located
6. SDF Scramble
7. Godzilla In Osaka Bay
8. Flares & Godzilla
9. Scarlet Chain Reaction


10. Osaka In Flames
11. Death Battle At Osaka Castle
12. Osaka In Ashes
13. Northern Land With Dancing Snow
14. Godzilla Advances
15. Fighter Sortie
16. Kobayashi's Plane & Godzilla
17. Death Of Kobayashi I
18. Death Of Kobayashi II
19. Memories Left
20. Battle To The Death
21. Last Attack
22. Ending

King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. Series Of World Wonders
3. The Sparkling Iceberg
4. Pashin Commercial
5. The Seahawk In Crisis
6. The Great News Gathering Team Departure (Music by Sei Ikeno)
7. The Seahawk's SOS
8. Faro Island
9. The Natives
10. Thunder And The Devil
11. Fumiko's Misgivings
12. Godzilla's Resurrection


13. Faro Island Exploration
14. They Cry Of The Devil
15. A Prayer To The Rolling Thunder
16. The Devil In The South Seas Drums Of Battle
17. Giant Octopus Vs. King Kong
18. The Sleeping Devil
19. King Kong Advances On Fuji
20. Godzilla Goes South
21. The Terror Of Godzilla


22. The Invincible King Kong
23. Preparation For Operation Burial
24. King Kong Vs. Godzilla I
25. Preparations For Operation One Million Volts
26. Burial Plan Commencement
27. Operation Burial
28. Operation Burial Fails
29. Operation One Million Volts I
30. Operation One Million Volts II
31. Kong Shows Up In Tokyo
32. The Plan To Rescue Fumiko I


33. The Plan To Rescue Fumiko II
34. The Plan To Transport King Kong
35. King Kong Advances On Fuji
36. The Confrontation At Fuji
37. King Kong's Resurrection
38. King Kong Vs. Godzilla II
39. Ending

Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. After The Storm
3. The Giant Egg Drifts Ashore I
4. The Giant Egg Drifts Ashore II
5. The Little Beauty's Theme
6. Reflection Of The Little Beauty
7. The Giant Moth At Night
8. Mothra Leaves
9. Hamakaze Hotel
10. The Dome Is Activated
11. Mysterious Radioactivity
12. Godzilla Appears
13. The Attack On The Industrial Complex
14. Godzilla And Nagoya


15. The Dome At Sunset
16. Infant Island
17. Evil Spirit Purification Ceremony
18. Sacred Springs
19. Mothra's Song (Music by Yuji Koseki, Words by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Shinichi Sekizawa, Ishiro Honda)
20. Mothra's Journey
21. Godzilla Vs. The Tank Corps
22. Godzilla Advances


23. Mothra Vs. Godzilla I
24. Plan A Electrical Discharge Strike
25. Plan B Electrical Discharge Strike


26. Mahara Mothra
27. The Birth Of The Larval Mothra
28. Mothra Vs. Godzilla II

Ghidorah, The Three-Headed Monster (1964) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. Princess Salno I
3. The Flash
4. Kurobe Valley Theme Song I
5. Kurobe Valley Theme Song II
6. Discovery Of The Meteor
7. Why That Direction? (Music by Sei Ikeno)
8. Let's Try To Be Happy I (Music by Hiroshi Miyagawa, Words by Tokiko Iwatani)
9. Princess Salno II
10. Rodan From Aso
11. Godzilla From The Pacific Ocean
12. Magnetism
13. The Two Monsters Appear In Yokohama
14. The Birth Of King Ghidorah
15. Matsumoto City And King Ghidorah
16. Godzilla Vs. Rodan I
17. The Fury Of The Gravity Beam


18. Let's Try To Be Happy II (Music by Hiroshi Miyagawa, Words by Tokiko Iwatani)
19. Godzilla Vs. Rodan II
20. Godzilla Vs. Rodan III
21. The Three Monsters Converge
22. The Three Monsters Parley
23. Godzilla Attacks Rodan
24. The Greatest Battle On Earth I
25. The Greatest Battle On Earth II
26. Ending

Invasion Of Astro-Monster (1965) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. The P1 And Jupiter
3. The P1 Descends
4. The Mystery Of Planet X
5. The Underground Passage
6. Monster Zero
7. The P1 Returns Home
8. Washigasawa And Lake Myoujinko
9. Godzilla At The Bottom Of The Lake
10. Appearance Of The Disc
11. The Electromagnetic Capsule
12. Back To Planet X
13. Arrival At Planet X
14. The 3 Monsters On Planet X


15. Namikawa On Planet X
16. Leaving Planet X
17. The Earth In Utter Chaos
18. Monster Control I
19. Monster Control II
20. The Fury Of The 3 Monsters
21. Monster Mega-War March
22. Monster Mega-War
23. Ending

Ebirah, Horror Of The Deep (1966) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Masaru Sato

1. Main Title
2. Enduring Dance Rally
3. Appearance Of Yoshimura
4. Transportation By Yahlen I
5. Transportation By Yahlen II
6. Yacht And Hurricane And Monster
7. Letchi Island
8. Red Bamboo
9. Fierce Ebirah
10. No Way To Survive
11. Wish Of Dayo I
12. Mothra's Song I (Words by Tokiko Iwatani)
13. Sleeping Godzilla
14. Infiltration Of The Enemy Base I
15. Infiltration Of The Enemy Base II
16. Escape
17. Ryota's Escape


18. Mothra's Song II (Words by Tokiko Iwatani)
19. Crisis In The Pasture
20. Sleeping Godzilla
21. Godzilla's Wakening
22. Departure Of Boat To Letchi Island
23. Rebirth Of Godzilla
24. Godzilla Vs. Ebirah I
25. Red Bamboo Base
26. Retreat From Base
27. Godzilla Vs. Giant Condor
28. Godzilla Vs. The Fighter Squadron
29. The Demolition Of Red Bamboo Base
30. Godzilla Vs. Ebirah II
31. Godzilla Vs. Ebirah III
32. The Wish Of The People On Infant Island
33. Godzilla Vs. Ebirah IV
34. Mothra's Song III (Words by Tokiko Iwatani)
35. The Arrival Of Mothra
36. Before Nuclear Explosion
37. Ending

Son Of Godzilla (1967) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Masaru Sato

1. Opening
2. Main Title
3. The Sherbet Plan
4. Visitors From The Sky
5. The Uninvited Guests
6. The Giant Praying Mantis
7. The Young Girl From Sollgel Island
8. Preparing For The Experiment
9. The Frozen Sonde I
10. The Synthetic Radioactive Sonde I
11. The Island's Misery
12. Kamacuras
13. The Appearance Of The Egg
14. The Silhouette Of The Tree
15. The Birth Of Minilla
16. Parent Godzilla Comes Ashore
17. Saeko And Minilla
18. Maki And Saeko
19. Godzilla And Minilla I


20. Godzilla And Minilla I
21. Night On Sollgel Island
22. The Hot Red Marsh
23. The Research Team's Impatience
24. Saeko's Crisis
25. Minilla Vs. Kamacuras
26. The Appearance Of Kumonga
27. Preparing To Escape
28. Minilla Vs. Kumonga
29. Preparing For The Final Experiment
30. Frozen Sonde II
31. The Synthetic Radioactive Sonde II
32. Godzilla Vs. Kumonga
33. Snow Falls On The Tropical Island
34. Ending

Destroy All Monsters (1968) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. Title Credits
3. Monster Land
4. The Lunar Base I
5. Unusual Change On Monster Island
6. The Lunar Base II
7. SY-3
8. The Unmanned Subterranean Center
9. The Kilaak Starmen I
10. Escape From Monster Land
11. The Unknown Metal
12. Discovery Of The Monster Controls
13. Rodan Comes Flying
14. The 4 Monsters Attack Tokyo
15. Counter-Monster Warfare
16. Command Post Ruins
17. Monster Defense Line


18. Rodan In Pursuit
19. The Kilaak Starmen II
20. The Lunar Base And SY-3
21. SY-3 Sortie
22. The Expedition Vehicle Breaks Through I
23. The Expedition Vehicle Breaks Through II
24. Remote Control Destruction
25. The Monsters Pow-Wow On Earth
26. Major Battle At Fuji I
Major Battle At Fuji II
27. Base Destruction
28. Fire Dragon Pursuit
29. Ending

All Monsters Attack (1969) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Kunio Miyauchi

1. Main Title (Monster March I) [Music by Gendai Kano, Words by Shinichi Sekizawa]
2. Monster March II (Music by Gendai Kano, Words by Shinichi Sekizawa)
3. Alongside The Tracks On The Way Home
4. Dawdling Away The Time
5. Message From Mother
6. The Love Assignment
7. Ichiro Heads Off To Monster Island
8. Godzilla Vs. Kamacuras
9. Monster Island's Monsters I
10. Monster Island's Monsters II
11. The Strange Vines
12. The Encounter With Minilla
13. The Appearance Of Gabara
14. Ichiro And The Local Bully
15. Back To Monster Island
16. Gabara Attacks
17. Reunion With Minilla
18. Godzilla Vs. Ebirah


19. Godzilla Vs. Kumonga
20. Minilla Vs. Gabara I
21. Minilla's Lesson
22. Minilla Vs. Gabara II
23. Minilla's Unusual Strategy
24. Godzilla Vs. Gabara
25. Ichiro's Bravery
26. Three Men In The Abandoned Building
27. Ichiro's Crisis
28. Ichiro Gets Busy
29. Lord Admiral Brat Showdown
30. Ending

Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Riichiro Manabe

1. Opening
2. Give Back The Sun! I (Words by Yoshimitsu Banno)
3. Bizarre Incident At Suruga Bay
4. Investigation At The Bottom Of The Sea
5. The Giant Tadpole
6. Terror In The Water
7. Ken's Cry
8. The Mysterious Monster
9. Godzilla And The Polluted Ocean
10. Multiplying
11. Hedorah Comes Ashore
12. Give Back The Sun! II (Words by Yoshimitsu Banno)
13. Smokestacks And Hedorah
14. Godzilla Launches An Offensive
15. Give Back The Sun! III (Words by Yoshimitsu Banno)
16. Hedorah In Pieces
17. Two Giant Monsters In The Factory Town
18. The Factories That Strip Away The Green
19. Fragments
20. Hedorium
21. Catalytic Action


22. Hedorah's Birthplace
23. Highway Attack
24. Sulfuric Acid Mist
25. Anti-Hedorah Masks Hit The Market
26. Nuclear Fission
27. Identifying The Weak Spot
28. The Transforming Pollution Monster
29. Preparing For The Electrode Plate Experiment
30. Guitar In The Wilderness I
31. Guitar In The Wilderness II
32. Our Energy I
33. The Flowers Die, The Water Dies
34. Our Energy II
35. Telepathy From Godzilla
36. Showdown At The Foot Of Mt. Fuji I
37. Showdown At The Foot Of Mt. Fuji II
38. The Youngsters Die
39. Godzilla's Bitter Struggle
40. Showdown At The Foot Of Mt. Fuji III
41. Operation Lead The Way
42. Hedorah Approaches I
43. Hedorah Approaches II
44. Tranquility
45. Radioactive Fury
46. Godzilla In Flight
47. Give Back The Sun! (Male Chorus Version) I [Words by Yoshimitsu Banno]
48. Victory
49. Godzilla Heads Off
50. Give Back The Sun! (Male Chorus Version) II [Words by Yoshimitsu Banno]
51. Give Back The Sun! (Male Chorus Version) III [Words by Yoshimitsu Banno]
52. Ending

Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. Childland Construction
3. Monster Island
4. Special Tape
5. Construction Committee President
6. Night Park
7. Tape's Whereabouts
8. Anguirus Sent Forth
9. Older Brother's Whereabouts
10. Identity Investigation
11. To Yamano City
12. Disaster One Year Ago
13. Defense Force Deployment I


14. Anguirus Repulsion
15. Take-Off
16. Assassination Squad Attack
17. Signal To Space
18. Godzilla, Anguirus Depart
19. Godzilla Tower Infiltration
20. M Space Species
21. Invader's True Shape
22. Defense Force Deployment II


23. Space Monsters Attack Tokyo
24. Four Giant Monsters' Violent Fight
25. Godzilla Tower Escape Plan


26. Earth Monsters Vs. Space Monsters
27. Space Monsters' Fierce Attack
28. Destruction Of Godzilla Tower Operation
29. Earth Monsters' Counterattack
30. Ending (Godzilla March) [Music by Kunio Miyauchi, Words by Shinichi Sekizawa]

Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Riichiro Manabe

1. Opening
2. Main Title
3. Changes Of The Lake
4. Highway Road
5. What The Intruders Left Behind
6. Deteriorated Room
7. Intent Of The Intrusion
8. Chase
9. Making Of A Robot
10. Kidnap I
11. Kidnap II
12. Underwater Kingdom
13. Megalon On Land
14. Jet Jaguar Takes Action
15. Car Chase
16. Defense Team Takes Action
17. Attack Preparation
18. Crisis In The Container
19. Megalon Approaches
20. Attack Begins
21. Monster Island Flies
22. M. Space Hunter Sends Message To Star


23. Invincible Megalon
24. Godzilla Of Monster Island
25. The Fierceness Of Megalon & Gigan
26. The Big Transformation Of Jet Jaguar
27. Jet Jaguar
28. Godzilla By Way Of The Sea
29. Bitter Battle
30. Godzilla Appears
31. Monster Match I
32. Monster Match II
33. Monster Match III
34. Strike Back
35. Godzilla's Strong Punch
36. Victory Shake
37. Jet Jaguar Growth
38. Godzilla & Jet Jaguar Punch-Punch-Punch (Music by Riichiro Manabe, Words by Shinichi Sekizawa)

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Masaru Sato

1. Opening
2. Main Title
3. Phantasm Of Fear
4. The Ornament In The Cave
5. The Legend Of Caesar
6. Black Cloud Mountain
7. The Mysterious Intruder
8. The Disquieting Shadows
9. Azumi's Cry
10. Godzilla Vs. Anguirus
11. Godzilla Vs. Godzilla
12. The Appearance Of Mechagodzilla
13. Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla
14. Restoration Of Mechagodzilla
15. Sunflower
16. Sunlight On The Sea
17. Godzilla And The Torpedo Attack


18. The Sea Coral
19. Traces Of The Dark Cloud
20. Mechagodzilla Repair Work Complete
21. The Fallen Pipe
22. The Aggressor's True Identity
23. Red Moon
24. Keisuke's Return
25. The Sun Rises In The West
26. The Appearance Of King Caesar
27. Mechagdozilla Swings Into Action
28. Miyarabi's Prayer (Words by Jun Fukuda)
29. King Caesar Vs. Mechagodzilla
30. The Legendary Monster
31. Godzilla Comes Ashore
32. Showdown Between The 3 Large Monsters In Okinawa I
33. Showdown Between The 3 Large Monsters In Okinawa II
34. The End Of The Invasion
35. Ending

Terror Of Mechagodzilla (1975) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Music by Akira Ifukube

1. Main Title
2. 'Akatsuki One' In Distress
3. Mugal To The Earth
4. Dr. Mafune's Past
5. The Female In The Mafune Family
6. Off To Mount Amagi
7. Mechagodzilla II
8. Ichinose And Katsura
9. Katsura's Memories
10. Escape From Titanosaurus
11. Ichinose Gets Tailed
12. Titanosaurus Swings Into Action
13. Titanosaurus Attacks
14. The Appearance Of Godzilla
15. Cyborg Surgery
16. Completed Robot Monster


17. The Mafune Family Tragedy
18. Mechagodzilla II Goes On The Offensive
19. Mechagodzilla Counterattacks
20. Godzilla Arrives
21. Godzilla Vs. Titanosaurus
22. Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla II
23. Katsura's Death I
24. Katsura's Death II
25. Invaders' Last Moments
26. Ending