Bruno Spoerri

Der Würger vom Tower


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Cult jazz soundtrack to supernatural Soho strangler epic ‘Der Wurger Vom Tower’ by Swiss electronic pioneer Bruno Spoerri that has been locked away since 1966.

Translated as ‘The Strangler In The Tower’, this lesser-known thriller possibly stretched the imaginations of cinematic crime buffs beyond the genre’s parameters before disappearing into obscurity.

Liberated from Bruno Spoerri’s meticulous master tape vault this, his first-ever feature-length soundtrack commission, can finally take its place alongside other recently resuscitated oblique jazz scores by the likes of Basil Kirchin, Krzysztof Komeda (Cul-De-Sac), Roger Webb and Jonny Scott.

The real sacred jewel in Bruno Spoerri’s crown as the leader and pioneer of Switzerland’s electronic underground (not to mention sample source amongst rap royalty) and a mysterious monarchial figure in European jazz and music technology.
Tracklist

Der Würger vom Tower (Big Ben’s Little Secret)
Der Würger vom Tower (Oxfords On Oxford Street)
Staircase Strangler/Headlines For Harry
Don’t Blame Jane
Regent Jewellers (A Few Questions For Mr. Clifton)
Robbery In Robes
Jane Flees (Jazz Chase)
Kidnapped
Crashed Jag/Raymond’s Revuebar/Scotch & Pancakes
There’s A Devious Religious Sect...
To The Brothers Of Compensatory Righteousness...
Brogues In Robes
Kiddie’s Beat (More Tea Vicar/Something Stronger)
Reading The Killer
The Strangler In The Tower/Kiddie And Company
Flashlight/The Whole Finger Spiral Staircase (Jazz Chase) Inspiral Staircase (Jazz Chase
Rock Version)
Check Out The Gravel Pit (Parkstrasse Percussions)
Plane To Peru (Parvati Smaragd)

Soundwave

https://youtu.be/ve_fuOT7QBw