ABC Classic has released a soundtrack album for the Australian family drama Blueback. The album features the film’s original score composed by Nigel Westlake (Babe, Miss PotterBabe: Pig in the CityPaper Planes, Ali’s Wedding) and performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Northey. Visit Amazon or any other major digital music services to stream/download the soundtrack. Blueback is directed by Robert Connolly and stars Mia Wasikowska, Radha Mitchell, Ilsa Fogg, Ariel Donoghue, Liz Alexander, Clarence Ryan, Erik Thomson, Pedrea Jackson, Eddie Baroo and Eric Bana. The movie is based on the bestselling book by Tim Winton and tells the story of a young girl living with her environmentalist mother on Australia’s pristine west coast as she forms a bond with a wild blue groper living in her local reef. The drama will open in Australian theaters on New Year’s Day and is also being released in several other international markets over the next couple of weeks. Quiver Distribution has picked up domestic distribution rights for a release in the U.S. later in 2023.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Beneath the Waves (3:08)
2. Swimming like a Fish (3:09)
3. When the Sea Has Healed (2:07)
4. Abby Meets Blueback (5:26)
5. Watercolours (4:10)
6. Daydream (0:48)
7. The Blue Bandit (2:07)
8. Taken by the Sea (6:14)
9. On the Headland (1:41)
10. An Eye like a Turning Moon (1:46)
11. Saving Longboat Bay (1:50)
12. Trouble at Robbers Head (4:34)
13. The Whales Return (1:29)
14. We Come from Water (1:33)
15. A Wise Old Fish (2:05)

  1. Aidan says:

    Absolutely brilliant score, one of this year’s best IMO!