At the time there were rumours that Vangelis was upset because Ridley Scott had also used music from sources other than Vangelis to use in the soundtrack, and that this was supposedly the reason why he didn’t want to release his music. But, again, these are just rumours. According to people who work closely with Vangelis, the rumours have been refuted as untrue.
The truth is, nobody (except Vangelis perhaps) knows for sure why. Maybe there is no “why”.
(Please see specific notes for this album below.)
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