|By PR Newswire||
|September 2, 2008 03:41 PM EDT||
THE BOOK OF LIES has a companion soundtrack released by
On why it was so important to have a soundtrack accompany this book Meltzer says, "Music is manipulative, it helps evoke an emotion. Every time I write a book I write in complete silence but there is always a soundtrack in my head as I write...What you hear [in the soundtrack] is as close as I can give you to what I'm feeling as I'm writing."
In this riveting thriller, Meltzer's expertise in comics, and in
particular Superman, his interest in Cain, the world's first murderer, his
belief in myths and legends, and the influence of his father and mother fuse
into a heart-pounding and heart-breaking story that is among his best. Set
THE BOOK OF LIES follows
Based on intensive research into both the Bible story and the lives of
Track Listing: 1. "The Book of Lies" Robert Ellis Orrall (new recording created for book) 2. "Superman" REM 3. "A Little Respect" Wheatus 4. "Superman"(It's Not Easy)" Five for Fighting 5. "Holding Out for a Hero" Bonnie Tyler 6. "Greatest American Hero" Joey Scarbury 7. Symphony No. 7 "Lied der Nacht" - II. Nachtmusik I. Allegro moderato 8. Parsifal - Vorspiel (Prelude) 9. Night Ride and Sunrise, Op. 55 10. Symphony No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 55 - III. Il tempo largo 11. L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1 - III. Adagietto. Adagio 12. The Planets - V. "Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age 13. The Planets - IV. "Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity" 14. The Planets - I. - "Mars, the Bringer of War" 15. Wagner: Die Walkure - Magic Fire Music 16. Wagner: Gotterdammerung - Siegfried's Funeral March 17. Symphony No. 3 - VI. Langsam. Ruhevoll. Empfunden 18. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" - Variation IX ("Nimrod"). Adagio
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