Dubois Records has released a soundtrack album for the BBC and Netflix series Black Earth Rising. The album features selections of the show’s original music composed by Martin Phipps (Woman in GoldVictoriaHarry BrownWar & Peace, Victoria) and additional music by Patrick Jonsson. The soundtrack is now available to download on iTunes, where you can also check out audio samples. Black Earth Rising is written and directed by Hugo Blick and stars Michaela Cole, John Goodman, Noma Dumezweni, Harriet Walter, Tamara Tunie, Lucian Msamati and Abena Ayivor. The drama tells the story of Kate Ashby who was rescued as a young child during the Rwandan genocide and adopted by Eve Ashby, a world-class British prosecutor in international criminal law. The series premiered last month on BBC Two in the UK and will debut in the U.S. and other markets later this year on Netflix.

Here’s the track list of the album:

1. Black Earth Rising (1:54)
2. Je Suis Vivant (4:00)
3. Everything That Came – Martin Phipps & Patrick Jonsson (4:12)
4. Monsieur Barre (2:39)
5. The Assassination (3:38)
6. Ganimana (3:47)
7. The Demise of Blake Gains – Martin Phipps & Patrick Jonsson (5:34)
8. It Is Time – Martin Phipps & Patrick Jonsson (3:32)

  1. Barbara-Kathryn Fuller says:

    Brilliant composition of fabulous music encapsulating the total spirit of the series. Enthralling listening and viewing.