Behind the Music of ‘Creed’

Posted: November 25, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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creed-jordanWaterTower Music has published a video featurette about the score for the sports drama Creed. The video features interviews with the film’s composer Ludwig Goransson, director Ryan Coogler, editor Michael Shawver, co-writer Aaron Covington, as well as Goransson’s family. The composer who also appears in the movie in two scenes as a member of Tessa Thompson’s character’s band talks about his musical background, his collaboration with the director and the influence of Bill Conti’s classic Rocky score. Check out the full video, which also features footage from the recording sessions, after the jump. Goransson’s score is out now on WaterTower Music and a song soundtrack featuring a couple of original songs the composer co-wrote is available on Atlantic Records. Creed starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone & Tessa Thompson is opening in theaters nationwide today.