1996 Soundtrack – Primal Fear

Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-thriller film, based on William Diehl’s 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit.

The film tells the story of a Chicago defense attorney who believes that his altar boy client is not guilty of murdering an influential Catholic Archbishop.

Primal Fear was a box office success and earned mostly positive reviews, with Edward Norton making a strong showing in his film debut. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.

The soundtrack included Portuguese fado song “Canção do Mar” sung by Dulce Pontes. The music was written by James Newton-Howard. Two tracks that are not released on the official soundtrack album is written by Steve Porcaro.


1  Introuitus Cibavit Eos [From The Mass Of Four Voices) 3:35
2  Martin Meets Aaron 1:16
3  Molly’s Interview 1:02
4  The murder scene 2:39
5  Courtroom Montage 2:15
6  Chasing Alex 2:38
7  Got An Asprin? 1:07
8  Cancao Do Mar 5:18
9  Aaron On Stand 1:11
10  Roy Appears 1:34
11  Under The Tracks 1:09
12  Janet Finds Video 1:05
13  Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go) 4:17
14  Dinner With Shaughnessy 1:01
15  Don’t Smile 1:21
16  I’m Arrogant 1:24
17  Martin Reviews Crime Scene 1:52
18  Switching Videos 2:18
19  What Did You Say ? 1:53
20  Roy’s Freeze Frame 1:01
21  Love Hurts 1:33
22  La Crimosa [from Requiem] 3:15


Other Musicians

Unreleased Songs:

Chez What
Written & Performed by Steve Porcaro

Pammy Slam
Written & Performed by Steve Porcaro