“’Comrade Detective’ is a roaring success” – IndieWire
“It’s a quirky new Amazon series from Channing Tatum—and it’s got a message America needs to hear”
Lakeshore Records will release the Comrade Detective – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on vinyl on February 15, 2019! The soundtrack features original score by Joe Kraemer (The Way of the Gun, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Jack Reacher) and features rare versions of Flashdance, What A Feeling, Obsession and the smash hit I Can’t Wait, by Nu Shooz!
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COMRADE DETECTIVE – Various Artists
Music From The Original Series – 140-gram “80s Black” Vinyl
List Price: $19.98
Release Date: 2/15/2019
The Back Story:
Deep in a warehouse in NYC (now being converted to a dot come server farm) a pallet of lost albums from the ’80s have been found. This album from the long lost classic Romanian TV Show made for American Audiences during the Cold War have finally surfaced after being lost for 30+ years!
About The Show:
Comrade Detective (Tovarășul Detectiv) is a “lost” Romanian television show that had been commissioned by the Communist Party to promote communism during the Cold War. Modeled after American buddy cop shows, this series is created by Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka. The episodes were filmed in Romania with local actors and later dubbed into English, for effect. The episodes feature the voices of: Channing Tatum. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nick Offerman, Jenny Slate, Jason Mantzoukas, Chloë Sevigny, Jake Johnson, John DiMaggio, and others. The show debuted on Amazon Video on August 4, 2017. Trăiască “Frontul Unității Socialiste și Democrației”!
To give the show a proper sense of time and place, the score was recorded with a live orchestra at Synchron Stage Vienna with a Romanian Concertmaster.
Comrade Detective (Tovarășul Detectiv) is a “lost” Romanian television show that had been commissioned by the Communist Party to promote communism during the Cold War. Modeled after American buddy cop shows, this series is created by Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka.
Side A: 18 minutes
01. Plopi Impari – Grupul Stereo 3:30
02. Obsession – Mahala Rai Banda 4:40
03. Autostrada (Highway) – Adrian Enescu 3:40
04. Ce Emotie (Flashdance…What A Feeling) – Comrade Detective Party Players 3:06
05. Political Prisoners – Joe Kraemer 3:07
Side B: 20 minutes
06. I Can’t Wait – Nu Shooz 5:27
07. Are You Ready For The Sex Girls – Gleaming Spires 4:11
08. A Conspiracy Unravelling – Joe Kraemer 2:22
09. Defeat After Defeat – Joe Kraemer 2:10
10. Hearts To Hearts – Joe Kraemer 2:37
11. The Invisible Hand – Joe Kraemer 1:34
12. Theme from Comrade Detective – Joe Kraemer 1:09