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Independence Day is the soundtrack album to the 1996 film Independence Day. Composed by David Arnold, it was released at the time of the movie's release in July 2, 1996 by RCA Records. 

Bootleg[]

An unofficial pressed bootleg album released in August 2000. It was the sixth in a series of "World Records" bootlegs available only in small quantities through soundtrack specialty outlets at the time of its release. Several other bootlegs were compiled by fans afterwards, including some that were more complete.

Re-Release[]

In 2010, La-La Land Records and Fox Music re-released a two-disc limited edition of the soundtrack, The Complete Original Soundtrack, featuring the complete score plus 12 alternate cues.[1]

Track listing[]

Original release[]

  1. 1969 - We Came In Peace — 2:04
  2. S.E.T.I. - Radio Signal — 1:52
  3. The Darkest Day — 4:15
  4. Cancelled Leave — 1:45
  5. Evacuation — 5:47
  6. Fire Storm — 1:23
  7. Aftermath — 3:35
  8. Base Attack — 6:11
  9. El Toro Destroyed — 1:30
  10. International Code — 1:32
  11. The President's Speech — 3:10
  12. The Day We Fight Back — 4:58
  13. Jolly Roger — 3:15
  14. End Titles — 9:08

Bootleg[]

Disc/Cassette 1[]

  1. Prologue — 1:59
  2. S.E.T.I. Radio Signal — 1:53
  3. Satelite Destroyed — 0:42
  4. That's Impossible — 0:15
  5. Cropduster — 0:57
  6. The Destroyers Detach — 0:36
  7. AWAC Gets Fried — 0:58
  8. The Darkest Day — 4:14
  9. Hiller Sees The Saucer — 2:12
  10. Cancelled Leave — 1:46
  11. Launching Welcome Wagon — 0:48
  12. Welcome Wagon Moves In — 0:34
  13. Evacuation/Firestorm — 7:11
  14. Aftermath — 3:36
  15. Base Attack — 6:13
  16. Canyon Chase — 2:30
  17. First Lady Found — 1:30
  18. Area 51 — 1:33
  19. Spaceship from Roswell — 0:58
  20. The Freak Show — 1:52
  21. El Toro Destroyed — 1:32
  22. Alien Autopsy — 6:02
  23. Reunions — 1:04

Disc/Cassette 2[]

  1. 1969 - Film Version — 1:59
  2. The First Lady Dies — 2:39
  3. David Gets An Idea — 0:54
  4. Planning The Attack — 1:46
  5. International Code]] — 1:32
  6. Pre-Flight Check]] — 1:51
  7. The President's Speech]] — 3:13
  8. Farewell Launching The Ship — 2:03
  9. Lift Off / Mothership / Rebellion — 13:55
  10. Jolly Roger — 3:16
  11. Independence Day — 3:35
  12. End Titles — 9:06

The Complete Score[]

Disc one[]

  1. 20th Century Fox Fanfare — 0:21
  2. 1969 - We Came In Peace — 2:01
  3. S.E.T.I. - Radio Signal — 1:53
  4. Mysto Bridge / Satellite Collision / Destroyers Disengage / Russell Case Pilot — 2:17
  5. First Sighting / AWAC Attack — 2:18
  6. The Darkest Day — 4:14
  7. Moving Day - Countdown — 2:12
  8. Cancelled Leave — 1:46
  9. Commence Lift-Off / Parabolic Indenwhat — 1:17
  10. Evacuation — 5:48
  11. Firestorm — 1:24
  12. Aftermath — 3:36
  13. Base Attack — 6:11
  14. Marilyn Found — 1:29
  15. Area 51 / The Big Tamale / Formaldehyde Freak Show — 4:12
  16. El Toro Destroyed — 1:31
  17. Slimey Wakes Up — 5:24
  18. Target Remains / Rescue — 5:56
  19. The Death Of Marilyn / Dad's A Genius — 3:34
  20. Alien Ship Powers Up — 1:46
  21. International Code — 1:32
  22. The Wedding — 1:50
  23. The President's Speech — 3:11

Disc two[]

  1. Just In Case - Attacker Fires Up — 3:10
  2. The Launch Tunnel / Mutha Ship / Virus Uploaded — 8:27
  3. Hide! / Russell's Packin' (The Day We Fight Back) — 4:44
  4. He Did It — 1:33
  5. Jolly Roger — 3:17
  6. Victory — 3:40
  7. End Credits — 9:07
  8. 1969 We Came In Peace (Alternate) — 2:11
  9. Destroyers Disengage (No Choir) — 0:33
  10. Cancelled Leave (Alternate) — 1:43
  11. Commence Lift-Off (Alternate) — 0:55
  12. Base Attack (Segment Film Version) — 2:27
  13. Marylin Found (No Choir) — 1:28
  14. Target Remains / Rescue (Alternate) — 2:40
  15. Dad's A Genius (Alternate) — 0:45
  16. Attacker Fires Up (Original Version) — 2:01
  17. Virus Uploaded (Alternate) — 2:35
  18. The Day We Fight Back (Alternate) — 5:48
  19. Jolly Roger (Alternate) — 3:22
  20. End Credits (Segment No Choir) — 2:47

References[]

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