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CYBORG The Director's Cut movie soundtrack review

You know the story: From director Albert Pyun. A pseudo sequel to Masters of the Universe (1987), Heavily inspired by Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) and re-edited by director Sheldon Lettich and friends: 

In a plague infested future, a Slinger strangely named Gibson Rickenbacker (Jean-Claude Van Damme) hunts down the animalistic Flesh Pirates that slaughtered his surrogate family.

The original motion picture soundtrack for the recut version of CYBORG by composer/synthesizer king Kevin Bassinson is fantastic, iconic and forever ingrained in our minds, but this newly recovered unused score from 1988 by Tony Riparetti and Jim Saad is something quite different. Just like Pyun's original cut of his film, this unreleased soundscape is louder, scarier and full of frenetic primal energy.

Normally rejected scores don't cut the mustard, but this Director's Cut will delight your eardrums and give you the chance to experience the apocalyptic world of CYBORG, a very credible future, in a completely new way.

Main Titles and End Titles are my favorite tracks. 

If you're looking for an album that will wake up your dormant warrior within, this is it. 

Adrenaline rush is formally assured! 

I give it a 9/10. When Fender Tremolo (voiced by renegade star Branscombe Richmond) mentions that he hates the water, it's actually an inside joke. The actor Vincent Klyn is a famous surfing champion.

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