63 Songs, 2 Hours 42 Minutes


Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
21 Ratings
21 Ratings

Bittersweet waiting seconds to eternity.

Finally FINALLY series 9 sees the light of day but it doesn't mean that nothing is wrong or missing because quite frankly there is- series 8 had only 3 CDs and it managed to pack more than what this one did- don't get me wrong, Heaven Sent earned its own Disc and is worthy of that- the Christmas soundtrack in all honesty I will be listening to the last three tracks over the other ones any time soon.
For the first two discs though it's very questionable why we have some of the tracks that we got and not exactly more. I thought the second episode had a lot of memorable music cues and yet only one from that episode- it is also lacking a few tracks which I thought for CERTAIN should have made it in for this series and that's the Murray Gold/Peter Capaldi guitar theme from before the flood, which was mind boggling why it wasn't added. At least another take of 12th's theme a good man would have been a welcomed change- i just hope that not only Murray Gold or whoever releases the soundtrack or decides tracks not ONLY listens to the fans and adds these missing tracks for series 10 (if they release it of course) but doesn't wait and take 2 and a half years for it to be released... Seriously, it took one following Christmas episode, then a full season then that seasons Christmas episode and then a few months wait....

Highlights for me of the soundtrack are:
* This is not a War
* Face The Raven
* Duty of care
* Clara's Diner
* The Shepard's Boy
* The woman he loves
* The Singing Towers



About time this came out. Awesome stuff. Especially The Shepherds Boy.



It only took billions of years breaking through a wall of diamond to get this one out.

About Murray Gold

Described as the U.K.'s answer to Bear McCreary, Murray Gold is one of the most successful TV composers of the last decade. Born in Portsmouth in 1969, Gold started playing the piano at the age of six, and in his teens he arranged for high-school brass ensembles. After studying History at Cambridge University, he worked on a theater production at the Edinburgh Festival and became a scriptwriter for Channel 5 before his first score of a BBC-TV adaptation of Vanity Fair launched his composing career. A regular stalwart of writer Russell T. Davies, Gold provided the soundtracks for Queer as Folk and Casanova, and in 2005 he became the musical director of the revamped Doctor Who, creating a new arrangement for its iconic theme tune. Since then, five compilation albums featuring the music for the sci-fi series have been released. Featuring vocal contributions from soprano Melanie Pappenheim and the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon, the collections have become the biggest-selling TV soundtracks in the U.K. In 2010 he performed at The Proms and arranged and orchestrated two live Doctor Who concerts at Cardiff's Millennium Centre and London's Royal Albert Hall. Gold has also scored several movies, including Death at a Funeral and Alien Autopsy, and wrote the soundtrack to Doctor Who spinoffs Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. ~ Jon O'Brien