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Captive
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Soundtrack by The Edge
Release 1986
Recorded Dublin, Ireland 1986
Genre Soundtrack
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Label Virgin Records
Producer(s) The Edge with Michael Brook
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The Edge was approached to score the film, which was released in the United Kingdom. This article is about the U2 guitarist with the stage name The Edge. ...


The Edge approached Michael Brook, the creator of the infinite guitar which his regularily uses, to help him with this soundtrack album.


Brook co-produced and helped with the instrumentals and some of the writing chores.


Edge also approached a young vocalist just beginning to appear on the Dublin scene to provide vocals for the main theme. This was Sinead O'Connor, who has since gone on to have a very successful career of her own. Larry Mullen Jr also provided drums on the main theme. Heroine was released as a single. Sinéad OConnor (born December 8, 1966) is an Irish pop singer and songwriter. ... Larry Mullen Jnr Larry Mullen, Jr. ...


The music on "Captive" is a mix of ambient styles, and is quite a soothing listen. The majority of tracks are instrumental.


Track listings

  1. "Rowena's Theme" (3:56)
  2. "Heroine (Theme from Captive)" (4:27)
  3. "One Foot in Heaven" (5:10)
  4. "The Strange Party" (5:35)
  5. "Hiro's Theme I" (4:16)
  6. "Drift" (2:20)
  7. "The Dream Theme" (3:36)
  8. "Djinn" (live) (3:02)
  9. "Island" (1:53)
  10. "Hiros's Theme (Reprise)" (1:37)

Written and produced by The Edge with Michael Brook. Remixed by Steve Lillywhite.


All instruments played by The Edge and Michael Brook, except drums on Heroine by Larry Mullen Jr and French Horn on Rowena's Theme by Lesley Bishop. Larry Mullen, Jr. ...


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Upon close comparison there appears to be little difference between the version on the 7" single and that on the soundtrack album other than a few seconds of blank space at the end of the track.
It was the main song on the Captive Soundtrack and was also released as a single.
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