white-birdLakeshore Records has announced a second soundtrack album for the indie drama White Bird in a Blizzard. The release features the songs from the film by Depeche Mode, Talk Talk, Tears For Fears, Pet Shop Boys, Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd, Psychedelic Furs, New Order, Echo and The Bunnymen, Love and Rockets, Everything But The Girl, Soft Cell, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Ulrich Schnauss. The soundtrack will be released digitally on November 11, 2014 and physically on December 12. As previously reported, the label has also released a separate soundtrack featuring the film’s original score composed by Robin Guthrie and Harold Budd. White Bird in a Blizzard directed by Gregg Araki and starring Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, Shiloh Fernandez, Gabourey Sidibe, Thomas Jane and Angela Bassett opens in select theaters this weekend and is now also available on VOD. Read the rest of this entry »

interstellarWaterTower Music will release the official soundtrack album for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. The album features the film’s original music composed by Hans Zimmer (GladiatorThe Lion KingThe Thin Red LineMan of Steel) who previously scored the director’s Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy. The soundtrack will be released on November 18, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The full details are expected to be revealed after the movie opens on November 7. Interstellar stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. The movie follows a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Fan Girl’ to Feature Music by All Time Low

Posted: October 23, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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all_time_lowThe pop punk band All Time Low is providing the soundtrack for the upcoming teen comedy Fan Girl. The film is directed by Paul Jarrett and stars Kiernan Shipka, Meg Ryan, Scott Adsit, Joshua Boone and Bill Sage. The movie follows a 15-year-old teen who lives for making movies and worshiping her favorite band and comes up with an idea that could bring her two passions together. Gina O’Brien (Once More With Feeling) has written the screenplay. Jarrett is also producing the Rosetta Films, Filament Productions and Literally Films production with Nick Huston and Adam Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

eleanor-rigbyLakeshore Records has announced the details of the soundtrack album for the indie drama The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. The album features the original song No Fate Awaits Me performed by the film’s composer Son Lux with Faux Fix. Also included are songs by Cat Power, Elliphant, Roxxpin, Amason and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. The soundtrack will be released digitally on October 28, 2014 and physically on November 18. Check back on this page for audio clips. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby is written and directed by Ned Benson and stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Viola Davis, Ryan Eggold, Bill Hader, Isabelle Huppert and William Hurt. Read the rest of this entry »

fallenMark Isham is composing the music for the upcoming fantasy romance Fallen. The film is directed by Scott Hicks (Shine, Snow Falling on CedarsHearts in Atlantis) and stars Addison Timlin, Jeremy Irvine, Harrison Gilbertson and Joely Richardson. The movie is based on the YA novel by Lauren Kate and follows a shy teen who is suspected of killing a boy and is sent to Sword and Cross reform school, where she is confronted by frequent supernatural occurrences and it becomes clear that the majority of students are fallen angels on the side of good or evil. Mark Ciardi & Gordon Gray (The RookieMillion Dollar Arm) are producing the project for Mayhem Pictures, alongside Bill Johnson & Jim Seibel (The WomenJust Friends) for Lotus Entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »

annie-siaRoc Nation Records and Madison Gate Records have released a the song You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile from the upcoming movie adaptation of Annie. The song is performed by Sia. The track is now available digitally as a single. Visit Amazon to download the track and listen to the full song after the jump. As previously reported, the full soundtrack album featuring Sia’s original song, as well as the songs performed by the film’s cast will be released on November 17, 2014. Annie directed by Will Gluck and starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Amanda Troya, Eden Duncan Smith, Nicolette Pierini and Zoe Colletti will be released nationwide on December 19. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Jessabelle’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: October 22, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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jessabelleLionsgate Records will release a soundtrack album for the horror thriller Jessabelle. The album features the film’s original music composed by Anton Sanko (The PossessionOuijaBig LoveRabbit Hole). The soundtrack will be released digitally on November 4, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on iTunes, where you can also listen to audio clips. La-La Land Records has announced physical version, which is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Jessabelle is directed by Kevin Greutert and stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett ands Amber Stevens. The movie follows young woman who returns to her childhood home to recover from a car accident, only to find herself face-to-face with a terrifying spirit that has been awaiting her. Read the rest of this entry »

hmmaThe Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMAs) announced the performers today for the 5th Annual HMMAs. Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Gregg Alexander will perform the original song Lost Stars from this year’s comedy drama Begin Again, which is performed in the film by Adam Levine and Keira Knightley. It will mark the former New Radicals frontman’s first live performance in 15 years. In addition, Antonio Sanchez will open the awards show with a special drum performance from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman live to a scene from the film. Finally, Gwendolyn SadfordBrandon Jay and Scott Doherty will perform their original music from Jenji Kohan’s Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black. Read the rest of this entry »

imageSPACELAB9 and Madison Gate Records have announced a Double LP soundtrack release for the 2009 sci-fi thriller District 9 directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Sharlto Copley. The deluxe expanded edition includes the eleven tracks from the original 30 minute album from 2009, plus an additional eight bonus tracks comprising 25 minutes of previously unreleased original score composed by Clinton Shorter (Contraband, Pompeii, 2 Guns). The soundtrack will be released on November 25, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonDistrict 9 was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Editing and Visual Effects. Read the rest of this entry »

david-hirschfelderDavid Hirschfelder is set to score the upcoming period comedy The Dressmaker. The film is written and directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Caroline Goodall, Shane Bourne, Kerry Fox, Rebecca Gibney, Alison Whyte, Sacha Horler, Shane Jacobson, Genevieve Lemon and Sarah Snook. The movie based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham is set in the 1950s and follows an avenging angel who returns home to the remote country town from which she escaped as a child after being accused of murder, to make amends with her eccentric mother. Sue Maslin (Japanese Story) is producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »