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August 22nd, 2017 25 comments

Doctor Who The Daleks Original TV CD Soundtrack

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Compiled, mastered and produced by Mark Ayres. The cover is newly commissioned from Clay Hickman.

A pioneer in the field of electronic music, Tristram Cary served as a wartime naval officer specialising in radar and electronics. He combined a career at the cutting edge of experimental music with works for cinema (The Ladykillers), television and radio.

Together with Peter Zinovieff and David Cockerell, Cary was one of the founders of EMS, the company behind classic VCS3 and Synthi 100 synthesisers, which he helped design.

The Daleks made their debut in Doctor Who just before Christmas 1963 and Cary’s music was composed to script as a number of atmospheric pieces for specific scenes and situations.

Episode 1: The Dead Planet

  • 1 Doctor Who (Original Theme)
  • 2 Forest Atmosphere 3 Skaro: Petrified Forest Atmosphere (“Thal Wind”)
  • 4 Forest With Creature
  • 5 City Music 1&2
  • 6 Thing In Jungle
  • 7 TARDIS Computer
  • 8 City Music 3
  • 9 Dalek City Corridor
  • 10 The Daleks

Episode 2: The Survivors

  • 11 Radiation Sickness
  • 12 Dalek Control Room
  • 13 The Storm 1&2

Episode 4: The Escape

  • 14 The Storm Continued (Susan Meets Alydon)
  • 15 Inside The City 16 What’s Inside A Dalek

Episode 4: The Ambush

  • 17 The Fight
  • 18 The Ambush
  • 19 Fluid Link

Episode 5: The Expedition

  • 20 Rising Tension
  • 21 Demented Dalek
  • 22 The Swamp

Episode 6: The Ordeal

  • 23 The Cave 1
  • 24 Barbara Lose The Rope
  • 25 High Sound And Heartbeats (Antodus And Ganatus)
  • 26 Pebble Dropped
  • 27 Captives Of The Daleks 28 Heartbeats (Antodus Falls)

Episode 7: The Rescue

  • 29 The Cave II
  • 30 Capsule Oscillation (Dalek Destructor Fuse/Bomb Countdown)
  • 31 Explosion/TARDIS Stops

Bonus Tracks

  • 32 Five Explosions
  • 33 The Ambush (Loop)
  • 34 Funeral Chords
  • 35 Funeral Chords (Alternative)
  • 36 Funeral Chords (Loop)

Here, Cary’s work combined live musicians with pure electronics, musique concrete and electronic treatments. This release of the soundtrack expands on a previous issue and includes music from all seven episodes plus unreleased material and extended cues.

Categorised under: CD, Music soundtracks


  • Michael Carter

    November 7th, 2017 - 5:08am

    i wonder if there will be a soundtrack to The Dalek Invasion of Earth (1964)? cause that would be fantastic if they did

  • DalekAgent

    August 22nd, 2017 - 12:44pm

    Am i the only one who thinks City Music 1&2 sounds really eerie

    • mikethedalekfan

      December 20th, 2017 - 7:54pm

      i find it eerie.

  • Thetruth

    August 20th, 2017 - 7:57am

    BBC Missed a trick there release all of the back catologue of episodes with an option to just to the music as well.

  • Darren

    August 17th, 2017 - 10:32am

    Apart from this and survival which have just been announced what are the others they’ve done so far?

    • booboo

      August 17th, 2017 - 10:44am

      Recently The Caves of Androzani, Ghost light and The Krotons, reading another 6 are due in the next year

      there have been many released years ago such as greatest show, 5 doctors, earthshock, curse fenric terror zygons/seeds doom

    • Darren

      August 17th, 2017 - 12:36pm

      Would the 6 or 7 released years ago ones be part of the other 6 as re-releases in the next year or so?

    • booboo

      August 17th, 2017 - 12:44pm

      no idea just read there would be another 6 or so, a lot of stuff was released on the 11 disc 50th set as well

    • Darren

      August 17th, 2017 - 2:26pm

      An ok, just wondered seeing after searching on a couple of sites them ones are with old style covers from the wilderness years

    • booboo

      August 17th, 2017 - 2:48pm

      yes they were a long time ago and some could do with a re=release

    • Anonymous

      August 17th, 2017 - 3:51pm

      I hope 2 of the 6 are series 9 and series 10 soundtracks

    • Philip

      August 20th, 2017 - 6:48pm

      I hope one is the unreleased ‘Sunmakers’.

  • ahunter8056

    August 17th, 2017 - 9:59am

    I thought Silva Screen lost the license?

    • booboo

      August 17th, 2017 - 10:03am

      no the “back catalogue” of music was licensed for use on commercials/ TV documentaries etc didn’t effect soundtrack releases

  • Whotube

    August 16th, 2017 - 11:33pm

    I wonder are the cd cases plastic or card

    • Ramble

      August 17th, 2017 - 7:51am

      I got ghost light and caves soundtracks both in your bog standard plastic cd case

    • Doctor Mysterio

      August 20th, 2017 - 11:48pm

      I much prefer the plastic cases.

  • Haza14

    August 16th, 2017 - 10:04pm

    These look nice! More soundtracks from Silva Screen! This proves that they obviously still think there’s plenty of money in Doctor Who soundtracks,

    • whotube

      August 17th, 2017 - 5:38pm

      thanks for the help

  • Son’s of Skaro

    August 16th, 2017 - 8:49pm

    Awesome cover. I’m picturing a complete vinyl soundtrack collection. 🙂

  • Koquillian

    August 16th, 2017 - 8:13pm

    Really cool! Will definitely get this, lovely cover. Hope there is a vinyl release.

  • TheWarDoctor

    August 16th, 2017 - 6:40pm

    will these be on vinyl?

    • booboo

      August 16th, 2017 - 6:51pm

      dont know they have done some of the others

    • William

      August 16th, 2017 - 10:50pm

      It’s been confirmed that Survival is having a vinyl release so I imagine that this will also.

  • BigBangTwo

    August 16th, 2017 - 6:15pm

    Saw “Original TV Soundtrack” and my heart skipped a beat!

    Ahh well, these are cool too. Very nice artwork!


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