John Chippie’s present musical output is so voluminous it’s virtually simple to take him with no consideration. After a contemporary run at the Halloween sequels—and prior to this yr’s Halloween Ends—he, Cody Chippie, and Daniel Davies reunited for Firestarter, a less-than-promising Stephen King adaptation buoyed, a minimum of in short, by way of a complete rating from the ever-pleasing trio.
A handy guide a rough skim via this 17-song, 43-minute soundtrack bears no trace of phoning it in for a fast test. What as an alternative emerges is a sturdy mixture of synth traces, menacing percussion, sharp guitars, and a catchy leitmotif—an actual album, principally. Will it’s sufficient to movement a flat-looking spin on mid-tier Stephen King? I feel that query solutions itself, which is why I’ll simply direct you to the tunes: