Quartet Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1971 Italian thriller The Fifth Cord (Giornata nera per l’ariete) co-written and directed by Luigi Bazzoni and starring Franco Nero, Silvia Monti, Edmund Purdon, Princess Ira Von Fürstenberg, Pamela Tiffin and Agostina Belli. The album features the expanded original score from the film composed by Academy Award winner Ennio Morricone (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Mission, Once Upon a Time in the WestThe Untouchables, Cinema Paradiso, The Hateful Eight), including previously unreleased music. The 2-CD set, which is limited to 500 copies and includes the complete score on the first disc and the remastered original soundtrack album, as well as alternate tracks on the second disc, is now available to order on the label’s official website, where you can also check out the track list and listen to audio samples. Read the rest of this entry »

Editions Musicales François has released a soundtrack album for the French drama The Child Who Measured the World (L’enfant qui mesurait le monde). The album features the film’s original music composed by Cyril Morin (SamsaraThe Syrian Bride, Borgia, Last Film Show, Sira, Angry Indian Godesses). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download here, where you can also check out audio samples. Also listen to the composer’s opening titles track below. The Child Who Measured the World is directed by Takis Candilis and stars Bernard Campan, Maria Apostolakea, Fotinì Peluso and Raphaël Brottier. The movie follows a property developer of Greek origin who finds his life turned upside down when he learns of the death of his daughter and discovers that he is the grandfather of a 9-year-old boy on the autism spectrum. Read the rest of this entry »

Premiering today is the MGM+ original series Hotel Cocaine created by Chris Brancato and starring Danny Pino, Don Mike, Pedro Giunti, Matthew Del Negro, Lola Claire, Victor Oliveira, Sam Robards, Robert Beck and Candy Santana. The show’s original music is composed by Mark Isham (CrashOnce Upon a TimeA River Runs Through It, Miracle, 42, The Accountant, Judas and the Black Messiah). Check out our previous news article to learn more about the crime thriller, which will be available to stream exclusively on MGM+.

Premiering on Thursday, June 20, is the Netflix documentary series America’s Sweethearts: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders directed by Greg Whiteley and executive produced by Whiteley, Adam Leibowitz, Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Ross M. Dinerstein and Rebecca Evan. Zach Robinson (Cobra KaiWeird: The Al Yankovic Story, Wrestlers, Obliterated, Good Sam, Fright Krewe, Twisted Metal, Florida Man) has composed the show’s original music. Check out our scoring assignment announcement for more information about the 7-parter, which will be available to stream exclusively on Netflix. Read the rest of this entry »

Noisy Miner has released a soundtrack album for the Australian documentary Otto by Otto. The album features the film’s original music composed by Stefan Gregory (The DigThe Rooster, Cottontail). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon and most other major digital music services. Also listen to the composer’s first track (Quite Fun) after the jump. Otto by Otto is directed by Gracie Otto and centers on her father, Barry Otto, whose career in Australian theater, film and television has spanned more than 50 years. The movie explores Gracie’s relationship with her father, in the twilight of his life and career, as she tries to capture his memories before his memory disappears. Read the rest of this entry »

La-La Land Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack release for the 1974 crime drama The Sugarland Express directed by Steven Spielberg (who made his theatrical feature directorial debut on the project) and starring Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, William Atherton and Michael Sacks. The album, which is being released released as part of the Universal Studios Film Music Classics Collection, features the film’s original music composed and conducted by Academy Award winner John Williams (Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Jaws, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler’s List, Catch Me If You Can, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). The CD, which is limited to 5,000 copies, is now available to order on the label’s official website, where you can also check out audio samples and find out more about the release. A vinyl edition is also in the works. Read the rest of this entry »

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the animated sequel Inside Out 2 directed by Kelsey Mann and starring Amy Poehler, Maya Hawke, Lewis Black, Phyllis Smith, Tony Hale, Liza Lapira, Ayo Edebiri, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Paul Walter Hauser, Lilimar, Diane Lane,  Yvette Nicole Brown, Kyle MacLachlan,Kensington Tallman, Grace Lui and Sumayyah Nuriddin-Green. The film’s original music is composed by Andrea Datzman (Carl’s Date, Dug Days, Alcatraz). Walt Disney Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score today. Check out our previous article for the full album details and to learn more about the Pixar Animation Studios production, which is being released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Opening semi-wide in over 600 theaters is the German/French dramedy Treasure directed by Julia von Heinz and starring Lena Dunham, Stephen Fry and Zbigniew Zamachowski. Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz (In DarknessCopying Beethoven, Quo Vadis, Aida?, In the Rearview, Rosemary’s Baby) and Mary Komasa (Cracow Monsters, Charlatan) has composed the film’s original music. MovieScore Media has released a soundtrack album featuring the composers’ score today. Check out our soundtrack announcement for the full album details and for more information about the movie, which is being distributed in the U.S. by Bleecker Street. Read the rest of this entry »

Columbia Records has released the title song for the new Netflix original animated film Ultramn: Rising. Available to stream/download now on all major digital music services is ULTRAMAN performed by Diplo (who also co-wrote the track with Jamison Baken & Jorge Alfonzo) & Oliver Tree. Also check out the official lyric video after the jump. As previously reported, Netflix Music has released a full soundtrack album featuring Scot Stafford’s score from the movie, while Atlantic Records has released the original song No Better by Alicia Creti as a digital single last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Siddhartha Khosla (Only Murders in the BuildingThis Is Us, The Idea of You, Rabbit Hole, Welcome to Chippendales, Queenpins, Your Place or Mine, Looking for Alaska) has composed the original music for the new Netflix original film A Family Affair. The movie is directed by Richard LaGravanese (P.S. I Love You, Freedom Writers) and stars Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King, Liza Koshy and Kathy Bates.  The romantic comedy follows a young woman who quits her job as the personal assistant to a Hollywood heartthrob and unwittingly sets the stage for a chance encounter between her boss and her famous writer mom. Read the rest of this entry »

MovieScore Media has released a soundtrack album for the German/French comedy drama Treasure. The album features the film’s original music composed by Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz (Copying BeethovenIn Darkness,Quo Vadis, Aida?Rosemary’s BabyIn the Rearview) and Mary Komasa (Cracow Monsters, Charlatan). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon and any other major digital music services. Also listen to the composer’s title track below. Treasure is directed by Julia von Heinz and stars Lena Dunham, Stephen Fry and Zbigniew Zamachowski. The movie based on Lily Brett’s bestselling novel Too Many Men is set in 1990s Poland after the fall of the Iron Curtain and follows an American music journalist and her father, a stubborn Holocaust survivor, on a journey to his homeland. Read the rest of this entry »

Columbia Records has released the original song Double Life from Illumination Entertainment’s feature Despicable Me 4. The track is written and performed by Pharrell Williams and is now available to stream/download on all major digital music services, including Amazon. Also listen to the song after the jump and check back on this page for the details of the full soundtrack album for the movie. Despicable Me 4 is directed by Chris Renaud and features the voice talent of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Pierre Coffin, Joey King, Sofia Vergara, Stephen Colbert, Miranda Cosgrove, Chloe Fineman, Renaud himself, Steve Coogan, Madison Polan and Dana Gaier. Read the rest of this entry »