22 May 2014 8:14 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

We've had a good week of Godzilla fun on Empire recently, what with our spoiler podcast and feature on Gareth Edwards' version, and our tour through radioactive monsters. But the original - and, for many, still the best - Godzilla is the Toho creation of 1954, and its soundtrack is now available in full for the first time in its sixty year history, courtesy of Death Waltz Recording Company. And it gets even better: we have an exclusive stream of the whole thing for a limited time, so get your monster on and get listening below!Akira Ifukube's score builds layers of bass and brass to emphasise the dread as the monster approaches Tokyo. While there's a jauntier theme here early on, which became the Godzilla theme, the focus is disaster and destruction - contrasted with the piercing strings that mark the arrival of the Oxygen Destroyer weapon that might halt the beast. »


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