Edge's highly ignored Captive Album

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Re: Edge's highly ignored Captive Album
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2020, 01:08:43 PM »
I have owned it sonce about 1986. I have it on vinyl I believe the CD version is really a grail to find?

I also have the 12" single that was released from the album (Heroine With Sinead O Connor)

I like the album. Rowenas Theme really evokes nice memories
In the garden I was playing the tart
I kissed your lips and broke your heart
You
You were acting like it was the end of the world

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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2020, 01:09:29 PM »
Edge rocking the captain sensible look.

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Re: Edge's highly ignored Captive Album
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2020, 01:12:08 PM »
Codeguy, I LOVE YOU! I have tried to find the movie, and/or the soundtrack a few time, and have failed miserable. THANK YOU!

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Re: Edge's highly ignored Captive Album
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2020, 02:41:55 PM »
I liked Rowena's theme and Heroin. Haven't heard the rest
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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2020, 02:58:37 PM »
The album is interesting if you’re an Edge nerd like I am. You can definitely hear explore the experimental side of his craft. Some tunes are really interesting : Hijo’s theme, Island, Djinn... Rowena’s theme is a great romantic piece.

That said, the movie was one of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. Bloody awful. I found it at the local blockbuster and we watched it with another fellow fan and it was really, really bad. We had to make jokes to go all the way through it.
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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2020, 03:03:26 PM »
The album is interesting if you’re an Edge nerd like I am. You can definitely hear explore the experimental side of his craft. Some tunes are really interesting : Hijo’s theme, Island, Djinn... Rowena’s theme is a great romantic piece.

That said, the movie was one of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. Bloody awful. I found it at the local blockbuster and we watched it with another fellow fan and it was really, really bad. We had to make jokes to go all the way through it.

You have to wonder, had he made the soundtrack to a good film, what is career in that field could have become.
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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2020, 04:18:18 PM »
The album is interesting if you’re an Edge nerd like I am. You can definitely hear explore the experimental side of his craft. Some tunes are really interesting : Hijo’s theme, Island, Djinn... Rowena’s theme is a great romantic piece.

That said, the movie was one of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. Bloody awful. I found it at the local blockbuster and we watched it with another fellow fan and it was really, really bad. We had to make jokes to go all the way through it.

You have to wonder, had he made the soundtrack to a good film, what is career in that field could have become.

I remember an interview where Edge said he was surprised to find out that Hollywood was a tough nut to crack. In fact he wrote the music first and later went on to find a film, directors... he tried to get in touch with directors he liked but just couldn’t reach them. Remember it was just before The Joshua Tree. Had it been right after it could have been another story.
By the way, Michael Brook, who worked with Edge on this project, still writes film scores, but for independent films.
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2020, 05:00:19 PM »
The album is interesting if you’re an Edge nerd like I am. You can definitely hear explore the experimental side of his craft. Some tunes are really interesting : Hijo’s theme, Island, Djinn... Rowena’s theme is a great romantic piece.

That said, the movie was one of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. Bloody awful. I found it at the local blockbuster and we watched it with another fellow fan and it was really, really bad. We had to make jokes to go all the way through it.

Please tell me it wasn't as bad as Million Dollar Hotel.

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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2020, 05:05:50 PM »
The album is interesting if you’re an Edge nerd like I am. You can definitely hear explore the experimental side of his craft. Some tunes are really interesting : Hijo’s theme, Island, Djinn... Rowena’s theme is a great romantic piece.

That said, the movie was one of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. Bloody awful. I found it at the local blockbuster and we watched it with another fellow fan and it was really, really bad. We had to make jokes to go all the way through it.

You have to wonder, had he made the soundtrack to a good film, what is career in that field could have become.

I remember an interview where Edge said he was surprised to find out that Hollywood was a tough nut to crack. In fact he wrote the music first and later went on to find a film, directors... he tried to get in touch with directors he liked but just couldn’t reach them. Remember it was just before The Joshua Tree. Had it been right after it could have been another story.
By the way, Michael Brook, who worked with Edge on this project, still writes film scores, but for independent films.

Of the rock guitarists out there, I can think of Mark Knopfler as someone who made notable soundtrack recordings. The Princess Bride comes to mind.

Also Trent Reznor (more of a multi-instrumentist) is doing great stuff. His recent work on the Watchmen TV series was superb.
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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2020, 05:13:18 PM »
Knopfler is in my top ten guitarists...just wonderful.
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« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2020, 06:20:57 PM »
The album is interesting if you’re an Edge nerd like I am. You can definitely hear explore the experimental side of his craft. Some tunes are really interesting : Hijo’s theme, Island, Djinn... Rowena’s theme is a great romantic piece.

That said, the movie was one of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. Bloody awful. I found it at the local blockbuster and we watched it with another fellow fan and it was really, really bad. We had to make jokes to go all the way through it.

You have to wonder, had he made the soundtrack to a good film, what is career in that field could have become.

I remember an interview where Edge said he was surprised to find out that Hollywood was a tough nut to crack. In fact he wrote the music first and later went on to find a film, directors... he tried to get in touch with directors he liked but just couldn’t reach them.

Geez they were earnest back then, weren't they? The fact Edge was surprised Hollywood was so tough to get into speaks volumes about their naivety despite the band's ego and ambition.
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Re: Edge's highly ignored Captive Album
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2020, 06:27:03 PM »
The only thing tougher than getting into Hollywood is getting out of Hollywood.
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Re: Edge's highly ignored Captive Album
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2020, 02:57:54 AM »
The album is interesting if you’re an Edge nerd like I am. You can definitely hear explore the experimental side of his craft. Some tunes are really interesting : Hijo’s theme, Island, Djinn... Rowena’s theme is a great romantic piece.

That said, the movie was one of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. Bloody awful. I found it at the local blockbuster and we watched it with another fellow fan and it was really, really bad. We had to make jokes to go all the way through it.

Please tell me it wasn't as bad as Million Dollar Hotel.

IMO it was worse... MDH misses the target as a film but a few scenes stood out.

Captive was a disgrace. It was supposed to be a kind of erotic thriller but there was nothing fascinating about it. Just embarrassing.
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Re: Edge's highly ignored Captive Album
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2020, 11:13:15 AM »
Looks like Amazon has it on CD and Vinyl, new and used.

https://www.amazon.com/Captive-Various-Artists/dp/B000003RUW

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