‘A Bigger Splash’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: February 10, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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a-bigger-splashDecca Records will release the official soundtrack album for the dramatic thriller A Bigger Splash. The album features the songs from the film by artists including The Rolling Stones, Captain Beefheart, Robert Mitchum, Chrisma, Nilsson, Popol Vuh & more. The soundtrack will be released overseas on February 19. A domestic release is expected in May when the movie opens nationwide. A Bigger Splash is directed by directed by Luca Guadagino and stars Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Matthias Schoenaerts and Dakota Johnson. The movie follows a high-profile couple – a rock star and a filmmaker — who are vacationing in the remote Italian island of Pantelleria, where they are disrupted by the sudden visit of an old friend and his daughter. Read the rest of this entry »

janis-little-girl-blueLegacy Recordings will release a soundtrack album for the documentary Janis: Little Girl Blue. The album features the songs from the movie by the film’s subject matter Janis Joplin and the band Big Brother and the Holding Company, which featured as their lead singer. The soundtrack will be released digitally on February 12, 2016 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Janis: Little Girl Blue is directed by Amy Berg (Deliver Us from EvilWest of Memphis) and chronicles the life of one of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all time, a tragic and misunderstood figure who thrilled millions of listeners and blazed new creative trails before her death in 1970 at age 27. Read the rest of this entry »

eddie-eagleVarese Sarabande will release a score album for the sports comedy drama Eddie the Eagle directed by Dexter Fletcher, produced by Matthew Vaughn and starring Taron Egerton & Hugh Jackman. The album features the film’s original music composed by Matthew Margeson (Kingsman: The Secret ServiceKick-Ass 2Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children). The soundtrack will be released physically on March 25, 2016 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A separate soundtrack featuring the songs from the film and a cut from the composer’s score will be released by Universal Music. Varese Sarabande will also release the official soundtrack album for Alex Proyas’ action adventure Gods of Egypt starring Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Young, Courtney Eaton & Brenton Thwaites. The album features the film’s original music composed by Marco Beltrami (Scream3:10 to YumaWorld War ZThe Wolverine). Read the rest of this entry »

charlotte-jamesCharlotte Truman is set to compose the score for the upcoming drama Interlude in Prague. Truman who is known as a member of the Welsh band Hybrid will also serve as the music producer of the film, which will be directed by John Stephenson (Animal Farm) and star James Purefoy, Aneurin Barnard and Samantha Barks.  The movie is set in 1787 and follows the story of a few turbulent months in the short life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart that influenced the creation of the opera Don Giovanni. Brian Ashby is writing the screenplay. Productive International’s Huw Penallt Jones (Chaos) and Hannah Leader (Lucky Number Slevin) are producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Vulcania’ Soundtrack Released

Posted: February 10, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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vulcaniaSaimel A Records has released a soundtrack album for the Spanish sci-fi thriller Vulcania. The album features the film’s original music composed by Arnau Bataller ([REC] 3: Genesis[REC] 4: ApocalypseA Perfect Day). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. Vulcania is directed by Jose Skaf and stars Miquel Fernandez and Aura Garrido. The movie takes place in the isolated community of Vulcania led by an enigmatic leader where nothing is quite what it seems. Read the rest of this entry »

back-in-the-dayRandy Edelman has been tapped to score the upcoming boxing drama Back in the Day. The film is directed by Paul Borghese and stars William DeMeo, Alec Baldwin, Danny Glover, Mike Tyson, Annabella Sciorra, Shannen Doherty and Michael Madsen. The movie follows a young half-Italian, half-Puerto Rican boxer who lost his parents and is taken under the wing of the mafia in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. DeMeo has written the screenplay and is also producing the project. Edelman’s previous film scoring credits include such titles as DragonheartxXxGettysburg, Kindergarten CopMy Cousin VinnyThe MaskWhile You Were Sleeping and Ghostbusters 2Read the rest of this entry »

hollywood-bowlThe Hollywood Bowl has announced this summer’s season schedule, which includes a number of film music concerts. On July 7 & 8, the Bowl will host its premiere performance of the live to projection concert for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek. The Los Angeles Philharmonic will be performing the entire score from J.J. Abrams’ 2009 film composed by Michael Giacchino (UpLostInside OutJurassic World) live-to-picture while the movie is shown in HD on the Bowl’s big screen. David Newman will be conducting the orchestra. Click here to learn more about the concert. On September 2-4, John Williams (Jurassic ParkE.T.Raiders of the Lost Ark) will return to the Hollywood Bowl for a concert featuring his music performed by the LA Philharmonic. Read the rest of this entry »

sword-of-destinyShigeru Umebayashi has composed the music for the martial arts epic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny. The composer of such films as House of Flying DaggersThe Grandmaster and In the Mood for Love collaborated with Lang Lang who performs piano solos on the score. The pianist was previously featured soloist on such movies as The Painted VeilMy Week with Marilyn and this year’s Kung Fu Panda 3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny is directed by Yuen Wo-Ping (Tai Chi Master) and stars Michelle Yeoh who returns as Yu Shu-Lien, as well as Donnie Yen, Harry Shum, Jr., Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Jason Scott Lee, Eugenia Yuan and Roger Yuan. Read the rest of this entry »

triple-9BFD Records will release a soundtrack album for John Hillcoat’s thriller Triple 9. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner Atticus Ross (The Social NetworkGone GirlThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Claudia Sarne Leopold Ross (The Book of EliBroken City) and Bobby Krlic. Also included is a remix of Cypress Hills’ Pigs by Ross. The soundtrack will be released digitally on February 26, 2016. Triple 9 is directed by Hillcoat (Lawless, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford) and stars Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul, Norman Reedus, Woody Harrelson and Kate Winslet. The movie follows a gang of criminals and corrupt cops who plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull of their biggest heist yet across town. Read the rest of this entry »

mercy-streetA soundtrack album will be released for the PBS mini-series Mercy Street. The album features the show’s original music composed by David Buckley (The Good WifeThe TownThe Forbidden KingdomThe Brothers Grimsby). The soundtrack will be released tomorrow, February 9 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. Mercy Street is created by Lisa Q. Wolfinger & David Zabel and stars Josh Radnor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Gary Cole, Peter Gerety, Norbert Leo Butz, AnnaSophia Robb and Cherry Jones. The 6-parter centers on the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War – New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green. Read the rest of this entry »