40th Anniversary Edition of the ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Soundtrack Coming 11/17

40th Anniversary Edition of the ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Soundtrack Coming 11/17

You don’t need to be reminded of the effect 1977’s Saturday Night Fever had on pop culture. The movie, starring John Travolta, was a massive success. As was its soundtrack, led by four No. 1 singles from the Bee Gees.

That landmark moment in entertainment history celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, so naturally an elaborate reissue package is on deck to mark the occasion. On November 17, Capitol/UMe will release a special 40th Anniversary Edition of the soundtrack in expanded formats, including a lavish super deluxe box set paired with the film.

“Forty years ago, Saturday Night Fever was released and the impact that came from it, even today, is inexplicable. It was inexplicable even then,” writes the Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb in his new essay for Saturday Night Fever (The Original Movie Soundtrack) 40th Anniversary Edition.

Some details about the Super Deluxe set (pre-order is up now):

The ‘Saturday Night Fever (The Original Movie Soundtrack)’ 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition box set features two CDs with the remastered original album and four Serban Ghenea remixes, the remastered album on heavyweight 180-gram 2-LP vinyl in a gatefold jacket with faithfully replicated original album art, and a Blu-ray disc with the film’s 4K-restored 40th Anniversary Director’s Cut and Theatrical Version, plus bonus features. The collectible box set also includes a 23-page book with newly-written essays by Barry Gibb, Saturday Night Fever music supervisor and soundtrack producer Bill Oakes, director John Badham, and the film’s score composer and musician David Shire, as well as Bee Gees photos and stills from the film, plus an exclusive turntable slipmat, a set of five art prints, and a reproduction of the original Saturday Night Fever movie poster. The soundtrack’s new 2-CD and digital 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition pairs the remastered album with the four new Serban Ghenea remixes.

Here’s the full track listing for the set:

Saturday Night Fever (The Original Movie Soundtrack) 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition

[2-CD / 2-LP / Blu-ray box set]

CD 1

  1. Stayin’ Alive [performed by Bee Gees]
  2. How Deep Is Your Love [performed by Bee Gees]
  3. Night Fever [performed by Bee Gees]
  4. More Than a Woman [performed by Bee Gees]
  5. If I Can’t Have You [performed by Yvonne Elliman]
  6. A Fifth of Beethoven [performed by Walter Murphy]
  7. More Than a Woman [performed by Tavares]
  8. Manhattan Skyline [performed by David Shire]
  9. Calypso Breakdown [performed by Ralph MacDonald]
  10. Night on Disco Mountain [performed by David Shire]
  11. Open Sesame [performed by Kool & the Gang]
  12. Jive Talkin’ [performed by Bee Gees]
  13. You Should Be Dancing [performed by Bee Gees]
  14. Boogie Shoes [performed by KC and the Sunshine Band]
  15. Salsation [performed by David Shire]
  16. K-Jee [performed by MFSB]
  17. Disco Inferno [performed by The Trammps]

 

CD 2

The Serban Ghenea Mixes

  1. Stayin’ Alive
  2. Night Fever
  3. How Deep Is Your Love
  4. You Should Be Dancing

 

2LP Vinyl

SIDE A                                                             SIDE B

  1. Stayin’ Alive (Bee Gees)                                 6. A Fifth of Beethoven (Walter Murphy)
  2. How Deep Is Your Love (Bee Gees)                7. More Than a Woman (Tavares)
  3. Night Fever (Bee Gees)                                  8. Manhattan Skyline (David Shire)
  4. More Than a Woman (Bee Gees)                   9. Calypso Breakdown (Ralph MacDonald)
  5. If I Can’t Have You (Yvonne Elliman)

SIDE C                                                             SIDE D

  1. Night on Disco Mountain (David Shire)          15. Salsation (David Shire)
  2. Open Sesame (Kool & the Gang)                  16. K-Jee (MFSB)
  3. Jive Talkin’  (Bee Gees)                                17. Disco Inferno (The Trammps)
  4. You Should Be Dancing (Bee Gees)
  5. Boogie Shoes (KC and the Sunshine Band)

 

Blu-ray

Saturday Night Fever 40th Anniversary Director’s Cut by John Badham [4K-restored under supervision of director John Badham]

Saturday Night Fever Theatrical Version [4K-restored under supervision of director John Badham]

– Audio Commentary by director John Badham [Theatrical Version Only]

– ’70s Discopedia [Theatrical Version Only]

– Catching the Fever

– Back to Bay Ridge

– Dance Like Travolta with John Cassese

– Fever Challenge!

– Deleted Scenes

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