Clint Mansell's haunting score to director Darren Aronofsky's 2000 film Requiem for a Dream, performed by Kronos Quartet, returns to vinyl for the film's twentieth anniversary year. The new 2-LP vinyl edition, which also includes the bonus tracks, features the original 2000 soundtrack cover art for the anniversary.
Requiem for a Dream was the second collaboration between Mansell and Aronofsky, following the director's 1997 feature debut, pi. The two would go on to collaborate on The Fountain (2006) and Noah (2014)—both of which also feature Kronos Quartet on the soundtrack—The Wrestler (2008) and Black Swan (2010). Mansell’s score for Requiem for a Dream serves to intensify the wide range of emotions that permeate the film. "Brilliant stuff," exclaimed ClassicFM.