SWEENEY TODD soundtrack CD arrives on December 18th

For all the Johnny Depp fans who can’t wait to hear him sing, the soundtrack CD for Tim Burton’s film SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET will be released in region 1 on Tuesday, December 18th . . . three days before the film arrives in North American movie theaters. The soundtrack will retail for $18.98; it is available for pre-order from Amazon.com for $14.99. To see the Amazon entry, click here: http://tinyurl.com/3yaekh Deppheads in the UK can hear the score one day earlier–UK release date is December 17th. Thanks to SqueakyDoor and emma for the information.

Mark Salisbury’s behind-the-scenes guide to the film, also called SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, will be released on December 4th. It has a list price of $30.00 but is available for pre-order at Amazon.com for $19.80. http://tinyurl.com/yoq7ov Salisbury’s book features an introduction by Tim Burton; his previous work includes the companion volume for THE CORPSE BRIDE. Both the soundtrack and the Mark Salisbury book would make excellent holiday gifts for your favorite Depphead. –Part-Time Poet