The theme to Halloween by John Carpenter is one of the most iconic movie themes out there. It’s simple and repetitive, but then so’s John Williams’ Jaws, so let’s be too judgey. Plus Carpenter makes it work, just as he does with all his other soundtracks.
That doesn’t mean other people can’t take a different slant on it. Take Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, who have produced some truly great tunes and soundtracks of their own. Ross even made me believe Outcast might be better than it actually was, simply through his soundtrack. Reznor, of course, is Nine Inch Nails.
And now they’ve done their own version of the theme, just in time for Halloween. How thought