‘Rosewater’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: November 8, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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RosewaterHowe Records will release a soundtrack album for Jon Stewart’s drama Rosewater. The album features the film’s original music composed by Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings, The Aviator, The Silence of the Lambs). Also included are tracks by Leonard Cohen, as well as Persian musicians Mahdyar Aghajani and 25 Band. The soundtrack will be released digitally on November 11, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A CD version is set to be released on December 9 and can be pre-ordered here. Check out audio samples after the jump. Rosewater marks Stewart’s screenwriting and directing debut and stars Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal. The movie is based on the New York Times best-selling memoir Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival by BBC journalist Maziar Bahari and tells the story of Bahari’s imprisonment in Tehran in 2009 and his interrogation at the hands of a man he knew only as Rosewater. The drama premiered at this year’s Telluride and Toronto Film Festival and will be released on November 14, 2014 by Open Road Films.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Rosewater (2:44)
2. Green Movement (1:12)
3. Haj Agha (1:54)
4. Election Day (2:15)
5. New Bloom (Excerpt) – Mahdyar Aghajani (2:45)
6. Dust and Dirt (1:44)
7. Evin Prison (2:21)
8. Solitary (3:30)
9. Vagheyi (Excerpt) – Mahdyar Aghajani (2:13)
10. Maryam (2:58)
11. Davood (1:20)
12. The Confession (2:18)
13. International News (1:24)
14. Dance Me to the End of Love – Leonard Cohen (6:11)
15. Released (3:57)
16. Ye Baade Khonak – 25 Band (3:29)

  1. Alice Ocrey says:

    Magnificent performance by all involved.