‘Pride’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: August 28, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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prideUniversal Music will release a soundtrack album for the British comedy drama Pride. The album features numerous 80s hits from and inspired by the film by such artists as Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Bronski Beat, Wham, Pet Shop Boys, King, Soft Cell, Queen, Culture Club, Grace Jones, UB40, Smokey Robinson and more. Also included are three tracks from the movie’s original score composed by Christopher Nightingale The soundtrack will be released overseas on September 15, 2014. Check back on this page for the domestic release date. Pride is directed by Matthew Warchus and stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott, Joseph Gilgun, George MacKay and Ben Schnetzer. The movie tells the story of a group of gay and lesbian activists who work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. Read the rest of this entry »

dolphin-tale-2Audio clips from the soundtrack album of the family movie Dolphin Tale 2 have been published. The film’s music is composed by Academy Award winner Rachel Portman (The Cider House Rules, Emma, Chocolat). The soundtrack will be released digitally on September 9, 2014 and physically on October 7. Click here to pre-order the CD version. Check out our previous article for the full album details and check out the soundtrack preview after the jump. Dolphin Tale 2 directed by Charles Martin Smith and starring Harry Connick, Jr., Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, Austin Stowell and Cozi Zuehlsdorff will be released in theaters on September 12. Read the rest of this entry »

starred-upGood Grace has released a soundtrack album for the prison drama Starred Up. The album features the film’s original music composed by Tony Doogan and the movie’s director David Mackenzie. The soundtrack is now available digitally on iTunes, where you can also listen to audio clips. Starred Up directed by McKenzie (Young Adam, Perfect Sense) stars Jack O’Connell, Ben Mendelsohn and Rupert Friend. The movie about a a troubled 19-year-old who ends up in the same prison as his father premiered at last year’s Telluride and Toronto Film Festival and was picked up by Tribeca Film for domestic distribution. The drama is now available on VOD and is being released in select theaters today, August 27. Read the rest of this entry »

johann-johannssonJóhann Jóhannsson is reteaming with director Denis Villeneuve (IncendiesEnemy) to score the upcoming crime drama Sicario. The film stars Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Jon Bernthal and Jeffrey Donovan. The movie follows an officer from Tucson, Arizona who travels to Mexico with a pair of mercenaries to track down a drug lord. Actor Taylor Sheridan wrote the screenplay and Basil Iwanyk (The Town, Clash of the Titans) is producing the Black Label Media and Thunder Road Pictures production with Molly Smith (P.S. I Love You, Beautiful Creatures), Trent Luckinbill & Thad Luckinbill (The Good Lie) and Ed McDonnell (Three Kings, Insomnia). Academy Award nominee Roger Deakins (The Shawshank Redemption, No Country for Old Men, Skyfall) serves as the film’s director of photography. Read the rest of this entry »

furyVarese Sarabande has announced the official soundtrack album for the World War II action drama Fury. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner Steven Price (Gravity, Attack the Block, The World’s End). The soundtrack will be released on October 14, 2014. Check back on this page for the full album details and audio clips. Fury is written and directed by David Ayer and stars Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs and Scott Eastwood. The movie is set in April of 1945 as the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre and follows a battle-hardened army sergeant who commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Read the rest of this entry »

summer-rentalQuartet Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack release for two 80s comedies from Paramount Pictures, including 1985′s Summer Rental directed by Carl Reiner (The Man With Two Brains) and starring John Candy, Richard Crenna and Rip Thorn, as well as 1987′s Critical Condition directed by Michael Apted (The World Is Noe Enough, Nell) and starring Richard Pryor. Both scores are written and conducted by Academy Award-nominated composer Alan Silvestri (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump, The Avengers, Cast Away). To pre-order the limited edition CD and to check out the full album details, visit the label’s official website, where you can also listen to audio clips. Read the rest of this entry »

the-good-lieWarner Bros. Records will release a soundtrack album for the drama The Good Lie. The album features the original song Find a Way by Nico & Vinz, which is already available as a single, as well as tracks by Emmanuel Jal & Nelly Furtado, Melpo Mene, Run River North, Xavier Rudd and Ayub Ogada. Also included are four cues from the film’s original score composed by Martin Leon (Monsieur Lazhar). The soundtrack will be released on September 30, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Good Lie is directed by Philippe Falardeau and stars Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal and Corey Stoll. The movie follows a young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States and develops an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned to help them. Read the rest of this entry »

captain-americaDirectors Joe and Anthony Russo have confirmed in a recent interview with Comicbook.com that Henry Jackman will return to score Marvel Studios’ Captain America 3. Chris Evans is returning to star in the title role as Steve Roger in the currently untitled sequel. Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (The Chronicles of Narnia series, Thor: The Dark World) who penned the previous installment in the series are writing the screenplay. No plot details have been announced yet. Kevin Feige (The AvengersIron Man, Guardians of the Galaxy) is once again producing the project for Marvel. Jackman previously scored this year’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier for the Russo brothers while the first Captain America movie directed by Joe Johnston was scored by Alan Silvestri.  Read the rest of this entry »

this-is-where-i-leave-youWaterTower Music will release a soundtrack album for the comedy drama This Is Where I Leave You. The album features the songs featured in the film by such artists as Alexi Murdoch, Coldplay, INXS, Saint Raymond, Cyndi Lauper, The Psychedelic Furs and Distant Cousins. The soundtrack will be released on September 16, 2014. Check back on this page for audio clips. This Is Where I Leave You is directed by Shawn Levy and stars Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Connie Britton, Timothy Olyphant, Dax Shepard and Jane Fonda. The movie follows a dysfunctional family in which the father’s death forces four grown siblings to spend a week together under the same roof for the first time in a decade. The dramedy will be released on September 19 by Warner Bros. Pictures.   Read the rest of this entry »

‘Turn’ Soundtrack Announced

Posted: August 25, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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turnRepublic Records will release a soundtrack album for the AMC original series Turn. The album features six songs from the show by such artists as Matt Berninger, Jake Bugg, Sarah Blasko, Jonathan Wilson, Gary Lightbody and Andrew Bird. The label has previously released the individual tracks as singles. The soundtrack will be released on September 2, 2014. Turn is created by Craig Silverstein and stars Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Daniel Henshall, Heather Lind, Meegan Warner, Kevin R. McNally, Burn Gorman, Angus Macfadyen, JJ Feild and Samuel Roukin. The drama’s first season scored by Marco Beltrami premiered earlier this year on AMC. To learn more about the series, which has been renewed for a second season to air in 2015, visit the official show website. Read the rest of this entry »