Whiz-bang visual effects and kick-ass thrills may get all the glory when it comes to theme park attractions. But let’s hear it for the composers, sound designers, and other creatives that develop the music and soundscapes. Just try experiencing an attraction with the volume turned off. Everything falls flat.
Let’s explore “Fright Nights” at Thorpe Park, “The Smiler” at Alton Towers, “Wings Over Washington,” and other great attractions and the talented folks that contributed to their soundtracks in my Funworld magazine feature.