When Dario Argento joined the production team of George Romero's Dawn of the Dead, he also offered the services of his resident musical score artists, Goblin, to the table. The group produced a full score for the film and Romero mixed some of the tracks with the music library stuff he favored. When the film was released in Europe as Zombi, it utilized all of the Goblin score. This album represents the full score used in the European version.
As one might expect, it contains a few genuinely spooky moments: the best example is "L'Alba Dei Morti Viventi," which creates the mood with its combination of a thudding beat, wordless synthesized vocals, and the occasional power chord. However, the main focus this time out is action music: "Saratozom" layers hard rock riffs over pulsating synthesizer lines to create a solid piece of action scoring, while "La Caccia" is a rousing tune that combines soaring synthesizer riffs with an exciting stop-and-start beat.