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Batman: Original Motion Picture Score is the score album for the 1989 film Batman by Danny Elfman. According to the Batman DVD Special Edition, Elfman said that producer Jon Peters was not sure about him as a composer until Tim Burton made him play the main titles. Elfman admitted he was stunned when Peters announced that the score would be released on its own album. The score was widely acclaimed by the press and in many contemporary reviews is cited as the highlight of the film.

Elfman's "The Batman Theme" went on to become an iconic piece. It served as the basis for the theme music and played in some episodes of Batman: The Animated Series, which premiered in 1992, although this was later changed. Some parts of the Elfman score are also heard in Lego Batman: The Videogame, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, the 1989 Batmobile DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, the 2017 Justice League film (which was also composed by Elfman), and the Arrowverse crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths. Parts are also played in the queue and on the station platform of Batman the Ride at various Six Flags theme parks.



The Batman Theme2:38
Roof Fight1:20
First Confrontation4:43
Clown Attack1:44
Batman To The Rescue3:56
Roasted Dude1:01
Photos / Beautiful Dreamer2:27
Descent Into Mystery1:31
The Bat Cave2:35
The Joker's Poem0:57
Love Theme1:31
Charge Of The Batmobile1:41
Attack Of The Batwing4:44
Up The Cathedral5:04
Waltz To The Death3:55
The Final Confrontation3:47
Batman Theme Reprise1:28

Danny Elfman ‎– Batman (Original Motion Picture Score) [LP]

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