Varese Sarabande has announced details of the soundtrack album for Martin McDonagh’s comedy drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Carter Burwell (Carol, Fargo, Twilight, True Grit) who previously collaborated with the director on In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths. Also included are tracks by Joan Baez, Monsters of Folk, Townes Van Zandt and The Four Tops. The soundtrack is set to be released physically on November 17, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A digital version is expected to be released earlier in November. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is written and directed by McDonagh and stars Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, John Hawkes, Lucas Hedges and Peter Dinklage. Read the rest of this entry »

The full details of the soundtrack album for Yorgos Lanthimos’ drama The Killing of a Sacred Deer have been revealed. The album features the classical pieces as features in the movie by J.S Bach, Franz Schubert and Gyorgy Ligeti, score cues by accordion player Janne Raettya, as well as Ellie Goulding’s Burn performed by Raffey Cassidy and her song How Long Will I Love You. The soundtrack will be released digitally on October 20, 2017 and physically on November 3 by Milan Records. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD. The Killing of a Sacred Deer is co-written and directed by Lanthimos (The Lobster) and stars Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Bill Camp and Alicia Silverstone. The movie tells the story of a charismatic surgeon forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart and the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns for the worst. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album for Noah Baumbach’s Netflix original movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected). The album features the film’s original music composed and performed by Academy Award winner Randy Newman (Toy StoryAvalonThe NaturalMonsters Inc.A Bug’s LifeCars). The soundtrack is now available to download on iTunes, where you can also check out audio clips. The Meyerowitz Stories is written and directed by Baumbach and stars Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Grace Van Patten, Elizabeth Marvel and Emma Thompson. The movie revolves around three adult siblings who converge in New York to contend with their prickly artist father and his fading legacy. Read the rest of this entry »

Varese Sarabande has released a soundtrack album for the romantic drama Hampstead. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in LoveQuillsCaptain Corelli’s MandolinBilly ElliottProof). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. Hampstead is directed by Joel Hopkins (Last Chance Harvey) and stars Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson and James Norton. The movie revolves around an American widow who finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Knock’ Soundtrack Released

Posted: October 13, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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MovieScore Media has released a soundtrack album for the French comedy Knock. The album features the film’s original music composed by Cyrille Aufort (A Royal Affair, Splice, Ombline). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. Knock is written and directed by Lorraine Levy and stars Omar Sy, Alex Lutz, Ana Girardot, Sabine Azéma, Pascal Elbé, Audrey Dana, Michel Vuillermoz, Christian Hecq and Hélène Vincent. The movie is based on Jules Romains’ 1923 satirical play Knock ou le Triomphe de la médecine and follows a charming man who travels to a small mountain village in the 1950s, determined to make his fortune as a doctor. Read the rest of this entry »

‘The Star’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: October 12, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Epic Records will release a soundtrack album for the animated feature The Star. The album features the songs from the movie, including the title track performed by Mariah Carey who also co-wrote the song with Marc Shaiman, as well as tracks by Fifth Harmony, Kelsea Ballerini, Kirk Franklin, A Great Big World, Zara Larsson, Yolanda Adams, Jake Owen, Casting Crowns, Jessie James Decker, Saving Forever & Pentatonix. The soundtrack will be released on October 27, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Star is is directed by Timothy Reckart and features the voices of Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Anthony Anderson, Kristin Chenoweth, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records and Invada Records will release a new soundtrack album for the Netflix original series Stranger Things. The album features the original music from the show’s second season composed by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein who received an Emmy Award for their main titles theme last month. The soundtrack will be released digitally on October 20 (click here to pre-order). A CD and vinyl release is also in the works. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD. The label has previously released two soundtrack albums featuring the composers’ music from he first season. Stranger Things created by the Duffer brothers and starring Winona Ryder, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, Matthew Modine, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dye and Millie Bobby Brown will return for its second season on October 27 on Netflix. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Jigsaw’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: October 12, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Lakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album for the horror thriller Jigsaw. The album features the film’s original music composed by Charlie Clouser (Wayward Pines, Resident Evi: Extinction) who previously scored the first seven films in the Saw series. The soundtrack will be released digitally on October 27, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonJigsaw is directed by Peter & Michael Spierig and stars Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Clé Bennett, Hannah Emily Anderson, Laura Vandervoort, Mandela Van Peebles, Paul Braunstein, Brittany Allen and Josiah Black. Read the rest of this entry »

ABKCO Records has announced a soundtrack album for George Clooney’s comedy drama Suburbicon. The album features the film’s original music composed and conducted by Academy Award winner Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest HotelThe King’s SpeechGodzillaHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) who previously scored Clooney’s The Ides of March and The Monuments Men. Also included is Victor Young’s & Edward Heyman’s When I Fall In Love from the 1952 film One Minute to Zero. The soundtrack will be released on October 27, 2017. Check back on this page for the pre-order link. Suburbicon is co-writtten and directed by Clooney and stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Noah Jupe and Oscar Isaac. Read the rest of this entry »

Sacred Bones Records & the Null Corporation will release a new version of John Carpenter‘s music from the horror classic Halloween by Trent Reznor Atticus Ross (The Social NetworkGone Girl, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). The track will be released as a digital single this Friday, October 13. Visit Amazon to download the track and to listen to an audio sample. Sacred Bones will also release the album Anthology: Movie Themes 1974 – 1998, which features Carpenter’s classic themes from Assault on Precint 13The Fog, The Thing, Escape from New York, Christine & others, newly recorded with the same collaborators that Carpenter worked with on his hit Lost Themes studio albums. Read the rest of this entry »