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James Horner's Greatest Soundtracks
Aliens (1986), written and directed by James Cameron, starred Sigourney Weaver as a prequel to hit film Alien. Horner had one of the most difficult times of his career working on this soundtrack, finding the film wasn't finished upon his arrival on set, and working in London's Abbey Road Studio, where the outdated technology didn't afford him the synthesisers he needed. Despite his setbacks, Horner received an Oscar nomination for his efforts.