Category: Soundtrack

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Free the Mind

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Free the Mind       The score is written for a 60 piece orchestra, piano, percussion and electronics. It was recorded in Studio 22, Hungarian Radio in Budapest and was conducted by Peter Pejtsik. The film follows a group of veterans from the war in Afghanistan suffering from Post Traumatic Stress […]

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Eddie Vedder – Into the wild (soundtrack)

Eddie Vedder – Into the wild (soundtrack)       Amazon.com: Taking a break from his day job fronting rock heavyweight Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder immerses himself into the big-screen story of a young man who gives all his money to charity and hitchhikes to a new life–and his eventual death–in the wilds of Alaska. […]

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Peter Gabriel – The Last Temptation Of Christ

Peter Gabriel – The Last Temptation Of Christ AMG Review: Passion is in actuality Peter Gabriel’s soundtrack to the Martin Scorsese film The Last Temptation of Christ, retitled as a result of legal barriers; regardless of its name, however, there’s no mistaking the record’s stirring power. Like much of Gabriel’s solo work, the album is […]

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The Fault In Our Stars Soundtrack

The Fault In Our Stars Soundtrack AMG Review: The non-score soundtrack for director Josh Boone’s big screen rendering of author John Green’s wildly popular 2012 young adult novel The Fault in Our Stars was curated by Boone and music supervisor Season Kent, and dutifully reflects all of the hope, anger, heart, and pain that lie […]

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Intouchables – Soundtrack

Intouchables – Soundtrack AMG Review: Intouchables is the official soundtrack to the Oliver Nakache/Eric Toledano-directed comedy-drama based on the true-story relationship between rich quadraplegic Philippe (François Cluzet) and his ex-prisoner hired help Driss (Omar Sy). Its 12 tracks contain snippets of dialogue from the film alongside several instrumentals from Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi (“Fly,” “Writing […]

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Paul Williams – Phantom of the Paradise

Paul Williams – Phantom of the Paradise AMG Review: The original soundtrack to Brian De Palma: Paul Williams – Phantom of the Paradise is a good example of how a soundtrack can be more effective during the course of a movie than on its own. With Paul Williams singing the stronger tracks (and starring in the […]

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Pink Floyd – More

Pink Floyd – More Pink Floyd – More: Soundtrack from the Film More (US original title: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the film More) is the first full-length soundtrack album, and third studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 13 June 1969 in the UK and 9 August in the US. The […]

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Ennio Morricone – Once upon a time in America

Ennio Morricone – Once upon a time in America Soundtrack.net: Once Upon A Time In America is the final re-teaming of director Sergio Leone and composer Ennio Morricone, two titans of the film world whose previous collaborations were nothing short of brilliant. Together they forever changed the face of the cinematic Western landscape. Leone gave […]

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Chet Baker – Let’s Get Lost

      Lindsay Planer: ‘Chet Baker – Let’s Get Lost includes music used in Let’s Get Lost (1989), the Bruce Weber directed biopic centering on the tragic life and times of the West Coast cool jazz icon Chet Baker (trumpet/vocal). As was the case during many of Baker’s final sessions, the artist performs with […]

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Howard Shore – The Lord of the Rings Symphony

Howard Shore – The Lord of the Rings Symphony AMG review: Howard Shore’s The Lord of the Rings Symphony draws on the heroic scores he composed for Peter Jackson’s films, The Fellowship of the Rings, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, and is presented as a symphony in six movements. In the strictest […]

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Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks (Soundtrack)

Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks (Soundtrack) AMG review: Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks’s score for David Lynch’s television series Twin Peaks is a model of film music ideally matched to the images and actions it underscores. Lynch’s world, in which almost nothing was what it seemed to be, was so devastatingly chilling, mysteriously sinister, and fall-down […]

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Vangelis – Blade Runner

Vangelis – Blade Runner The  soundtrack: Vangelis – Blade Runner was composed by Vangelis for Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner. It is mostly a dark, melodic combination of classical composition and synthesizers which mirrors the futuristic film noir envisioned by Scott. Since the première of the film, two official albums have been released containing music […]

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James Horner – Titanic [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

James Horner – Titanic [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] AMG review: James Horner’s score for James Cameron’s epic romance Titanic is much like the film itself — against all expectations, James Horner – Titanic delivers exactly what it promises. His score is grand, without falling into typical melodrama, and delicately romantic, without being sickly sentimental; it offers […]

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Skyfall – Soundtrack

“Skyfall – Soundtrack” by Thomas Newman  AMG review: The 2012 film Skyfall represented the 23rd time that James Bond had graced the silver screen, the third time that 007 had been brought to life by Daniel Craig, and the second time that the film’s title cut didn’t make the official soundtrack. Like Chris Cornell’s contribution […]

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Yann Tiersen – Amélie Poulain

Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (OST) by Yann Tiersen       Heather Phares: ‘The soundtrack to Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s charming, slightly surreal romantic comedy Amélie features music by Yann Tiersen. Just as the film presents an idyllic, idealized version of Paris, Tiersen’s score captures the most romantic aspects of French music, complete with fluttering accordions, […]

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