Earlier in the year, I posted a 3-LP set, Theme Classics, and in my write-up I mentioned a few other TV theme collections from around the same time, including this one from the much-missed UK compilation label, Stylus, together with the BBC itself!
A collection of (mostly) original versions of 16 mid-80's TV themes as shown on the BBC.
Mostly UK programmes are featured, just two US shows included, the original version of Bill Conti's Cagney & Lacey theme, along with a fine version of the Dallas theme by The Frank Barber Orchestra.
BBC regular Simon May is here, with his themes from 80's drama Howard's Way, and the ever-popular Eastenders, which was a new show at the time of this album's release.
An interesting extra is the rare theme from Edge Of Darkness, by rock guitar legend Eric Clapton and soundtrack king, the late Michael Kamen.
I also have Telly Hits 2, from 1986, and this will follow shortly!
I hope you enjoy it and please comment if you do!
Album Preview - Howard's Way