Out Of Africa
John Barry


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The second of 3 entries for John Barry in the Ultimate Hall of Fame. This has featured in every chart since 2008 and reached its highest ever position in the latest Hall of Fame, where it's currently sitting at number 60.

Out Of Africa is a perfect example of a composer — John Barry — managing to capture a picture in music. It's music in the key of savannah. The film — the story of a rich, bored Danish woman who finds love with a free-spirited handsome hunter in turbulent East Africa — won seven Academy Awards in total, including one for Barry himself.

Out of Africa (1985).