1995 Soundtrack – Waterworld

Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film directed by Kevin Reynolds and co-written by Peter Rader and David Twohy. It was based on Rader’s original 1986 screenplay and stars Kevin Costner, who also produced it with Charles Gordon and John Davis. It was distributed by Universal Pictures. The soundtrack of Waterworld was written by James Newton-Howard.


1  Main Titles (James Newton-Howard) 04:46
2  Escaping The Smokers (James Newton-Howard) 03:52
3  The Atoll (James Newton-Howard) 01:44
4  Prodigal Child (James Newton-Howard) 01:57
5  Smokers Sighted (James Newton-Howard) 02:12
6  Swimming (James Newton-Howard) 04:15
7  The Skyboat (James Newton-Howard) 03:57
8  National Geographics (James Newton-Howard) 01:49
9  Speargun (James Newton-Howard) 01:47
10  The Bubble (James Newton-Howard) 03:25
11  Helen Frees The Mariner (James Newton-Howard) 03:29
12  Helen Sews (James Newton-Howard) 00:52
13  Slide For Life (James Newton-Howard) 04:53
14  Half An Hour (James Newton-Howard) 04:38
15  We’re Gonna Die (James Newton-Howard) 02:05
16  Arriving At The Deez (James Newton-Howard) 04:29
17  Deacon’s Speech (James Newton-Howard) 03:54
18  Haircuts (James Newton-Howard) 01:34
19  Gills (James Newton-Howard) 02:01
20  Why Aren’t You Rowing (James Newton-Howard) 02:41
21  Balloon Flight (James Newton-Howard) 00:50
22  Dry Land (James Newton-Howard) 01:51
23  Mariner’s Goodbye (James Newton-Howard) 03:17
24  Main Credits (James Newton-Howard) 02:20


Drums (programming)James Newton-Howard
Drums (programming)Steve Porcaro
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
SynthesizerSteve Porcaro
SynthesizerJudd Miller
PercussionMike Fisher
PercussionEmil Richards
PercussionJoe Porcaro
VocalsKatrin Kern

Other Musicians

6 Swimming

VocalsMarisa Chandler

Liner Notes

Producer – James Newton Howard
Co-producer – Michael Mason
Producer (Executive) – (MCA Soundtracks) – Kathy Nelson
Producer (Executive) – (Universal Pictures) – Harry Garfield
Concertmaster – Stuart Canin
Conductor (L.A. Master Chorale) – Paul Salamunovich
Conductor (Orchestra) – Artie Kane
Contractor (Music Contractor) – Sandy De Crescent
Mastered By – Bruce Botnick
Mixed By – Bruce Botnick
Orchestrated By – Brad Dechter, Chris Boardman, James Newton Howard, Jeff Atmajian, Robert Elhai
Recorded By – Bruce Botnick
Recorded By (Additional Recording) – Michael Mason
Recorder (Scoring) – David Marquette

Art Direction – Vartan
Design – Wilson Design Group
Photography – Ben Glass

Mastered At Pacific Ocean Post
Recorded At Todd-AO Scoring Stage
Phonographic Copyright (p) MCA Records, Inc
Copyright (c) MCA Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) Universal City Studios, Inc