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FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHAT-TAN Original Motion Picture Score by Fred Mollin. Released in 1989, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan is an American slasher-horror film written and directed by Rob Hedden and stars Kane Hodder as Jason Voorhees. The eighth installment of the series follows Jason as he stalks a group of high school graduates on a ship en route to New York City.


The film’s musical score was composed by Fred Mollin, who worked with longtime Friday the 13th composer Harry Man-fredini on the previous installment, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood.Jason Takes Manhattan was the first film in the series not to feature Manfredini credited on the score. Navigating away from traditionally used strings and horns, Mollin’s score to Jason Takes Manhattan is electronic based and utilizes digital key-boards and synthesizers popular of the time.

Fred Mollin - Friday The 13TH Part VIII (Sewer Sludge Gatefold 2LP)