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Soundtrack News: ‘Inu-Oh’ Original Soundtrack Available Now

Milan Records has released the Inu-Oh (Original Soundtrack), an album of music from visionary director Masaaki Yuasa’s latest animated feature about a duo of classical Japanese dance theater performers who take medieval Japan by storm when they begin infusing their traditional performances with a taste of glam-rock. 

Available everywhere now, the album features both instrumental score music and original Japanese vocal tracks written by pioneering composer, multi-instrumentalist and turntablist Otomo Yoshihide. A consummate artist whose experience includes everything from experimental noise music and improvised jazz to contemporary classical and avant-garde pop, Otomo Yoshihide was well-equipped to capture the anachronistic quality of the film’s music, which ranges from traditional score numbers featuring the classical Japanese biwa to modern rock operettas with vocals by Inu-Oh character voice actors Avu-chan (of QUEEN BEE) and Mirai Moriyama.

ABOUT INU-OH

From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa, hailed by IndieWire as “one of the most creatively unbridled minds in all of modern animation,” comes a revisionist rock opera about a 14th-century superstar whose dance moves take Japan by storm.

Born to an esteemed family, Inu-oh is afflicted with an ancient curse that has left him on the margins of society. When he meets the blind musician Tomona, a young biwa priest haunted by his past, Inu-oh discovers a captivating ability to dance. The pair quickly become business partners and inseparable friends as crowds flock to their electric, larger-than-life concerts. But when those in power threaten to break up the band, Inu-oh and Tomona must dance and sing to uncover the truth behind their creative gifts.

INU-OH (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)

TRACKLISTING –

  1. Birth – Otomo Yoshihide
  2. A Thousand Biwa Players – Otomo Yoshihide
  3. Journey – Otomo Yoshihide
  4. Dengaku – Otomo Yoshihide
  5. Masked Creature – Otomo Yoshihide
  6. Growth – Otomo Yoshihide
  7. Encounter – Otomo Yoshihide
  8. Prayer – Otomo Yoshihide
  9. Divine Sword – Otomo Yoshihide
  10. Soliloquy – Inu-oh (CV: Avu-chan)**
  11. Ghosts of the Heike Clan – Otomo Yoshihide 
  12. INU-OH I – Tomoichi (CV: Mirai Moriyama)**
  13. Burial Mound of Arms – Inu-oh (CV: Avu-chan)**
  14. INU-OH II – Tomoichi (CV: Mirai Moriyama)**
  15. The Whale – Inu-oh (CV: Avu-chan)**
  16. Viewing the Cherry Blossoms – Otomo Yoshihide
  17. Sinister Designs – Otomo Yoshihide
  18. INU-OH III – Tomoari (CV: Mirai Moriyama)**
  19. Dragon Commander – Inu-oh (CV: Avu-chan) & Tomoari (CV: Mirai Moriyama)**
  20. Ending Theme – Otomo Yoshihide

**Denotes vocal track

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Soundtrack News: ‘Bullet Train’ Original Soundtrack Available Now

Milan Records has released BULLET TRAIN (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SCORE) with music by composer Dominic Lewis. 

Available everywhere now, the album features music written by Lewis for the action-thriller film starring Brad Pitt as Ladybug. Directed by David Leitch (Deadpool 2), the film is a nonstop thrill ride, with Lewis’ compositions to match. Working in close collaboration with Leitch, Lewis crafted an expansive soundscape covering a wide range of genres and styles, each tailored to the dynamic onscreen story and its cast of characters. 

In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug’s latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe—all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives—on the world’s fastest train. The end of the line is just the beginning in this non-stop thrill-ride through modern-day Japan from David Leitch, the director of Deadpool 2.


Of the soundtrack, composer Dominic Lewis had the following to say:

“I really tried to approach this score as some form of concept album, asking myself, ‘What is the perfect needle drop for each moment that tells story and weaves in out of the movie’s arcs, disguised as a song but doing the job of score?’ ‘What if you were flicking through an old vinyl collection and found an obscure ‘70s record, used that for your samples on your album?’ That was the idea for the Bullet Train score, only I had to create that record before approaching each scene.” Speaking of his experience working with director David Leitch, Lewis continues, “A blank canvas can often be accompanied with instructions of which paints to use and where. Not with David. Without his trust, vision, and a collaborative experience that is second-to-none, the stars wouldn’t have aligned to create this gonzo, badass score. I hope audiences have as much fun listening to it as I did making it.”

BULLET TRAIN (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SCORE)

TRACKLISTING –

1. The White Death

2. All Aboard

3. Prince

4. A Modern Plague

5. Royally F#*cked

6. MacGyver

7. Yuichi

8. Toilet Talk

9. Tang Fight

10. Daddy Issues

11. Fructose Overdose

12. The Hornet Stings

13. Bubbles

14. You’re the Diesel

15. Backpack

16. Polythene Pam

17. Tentomushi

18. Kyoto Eki

19. Dochka

20. Mr. Death

21. Anuvva Bruvva

22. Make or Brake

23. Not Carver

24. Fate

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Soundtrack News: ‘The Sea Beast’ Original Soundtrack is Available Now

Milan Records has released The Sea Beast (SOUNDTRACK FROM THE NETFLIX FILM) with music by three-time GRAMMY Award-winning composer Mark Mancina. Available everywhere now, the album features music written by Mancina for Netflix’s animated adventure film. The project reunites Mancina with Academy Award-winning filmmaker and The Sea Beast director Chris Williams, the duo having previously worked together on 2016’s Moana. For their latest collaboration, Mancina has crafted an expansive, multilayered soundscape that adds depth and nuance to the seafaring epic while capturing its adventurous spirit.

In an era when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters were celebrated heroes – and none were more beloved than the great Jacob Holland. But when young Maisie Brumble stows away on his fabled ship, he’s saddled with an unexpected ally. Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make history. From Academy Award winning filmmaker Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero Six, Bolt), The Sea Beast takes us to where the map ends, and the true adventure begins.

Of the soundtrack, composer Mark Mancina had the following to say:

“How grateful I am for the opportunity to have composed The Sea Beast’s original score. A successful score, in my opinion, is one that deeply enhances the film, yet can stand on its own. I think our team accomplished that with this score. It was also a great pleasure to collaborate once again with the brilliant Chris Williams.” 

Of his collaboration with Mark Mancina, director Chris Williams adds:

“When I started developing The Sea Beast, I knew I wanted to tell an original story that evoked the classic adventure films I grew up with. And I knew, without a doubt, that Mark would be perfect for it. Mark brought his talents to bear, and created a score that acknowledged its influences without feeling trapped in the past. It’s an invigorating blend of the timeless and the new, and it’s everything I could have hoped for.”

Tracklisting
1. Prelude to the Sea – Mark Mancina
2. The Sea Beast – Mark Mancina
3. King and Queen – Mark Mancina
4. Someday – Mark Mancina
5. Jacob Evolving – Mark Mancina
6. Captain Crow – Nell Benjamin & Laurence O’Keefe
7. The Fight of the Giant Crab – Mark Mancina
8. The Hunters Code – Mark Mancina
9. One More Try – Mark Mancina
10. Jacob into the Sea – Mark Mancina
11. Crow’s Betrayal – Mark Mancina
12. Little Blue – Mark Mancina
13. Red – Mark Mancina
14. Gwen Batterbie – Mark Mancina
15. Wear It Down – Mark Mancina
16. Blue and Maisie – Mark Mancina
17. Maisie’s Speech – Mark Mancina
18. Wherever the Wind Takes Us – Mark Mancina

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Soundtrack News: ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ Season 2 Soundtrack is Available Now

Milan Records has released the Original Series Soundtrack to Season 2 of HBO®’s THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES by multi-instrumentalist, composer and songwriter JOSEPH STEPHENS

Joseph Stephens is a contemporary composer and songwriter for television and film. At an early age he began experimenting and creating music with 4 track tape machines, delay pedals, guitars, radios, and anything else he could get his hands on. Writing music and playing in bands throughout college, Joseph established lasting relationships with frequent collaborators Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, and Jody Hill. His current work includes The Righteous Gemstones, Amazon series Upload from Greg Daniels, Netflix’s Never Have I Ever from Mindy Kaling, and the feature film, Family Squares, directed by Stephanie Laing.

Available everywhere now, the album features both instrumental score music and original vocal songs written by Stephens for the second season of the comedy series about a world-famous televangelist family. Returning to the series after scoring the first season, Stephens has created what he calls a “massive soundscape with a wide palette of sonic vibrations and textures.” The resulting 50-track collection reflects this expansiveness, ranging from synth-heavy instrumentals punctuated by operatic choral voices, distant whispers and manipulated tape machines to original worship songs and Christian Rock parodies.

The original vocal songs featured on the album were written primarily by Stephens and performed throughout the new season by the series cast, with contributions from Joe Jonas (as himself), Jennifer Nettles (as Aimee-Leigh Gemstone), Edi Patterson (as Judy Gemstone), Danny McBride (as Jesse Gemstone), Adam DeVine (as Kelvin Gemstone), Walton Goggins (as Baby Billy Freeman) and more. Following Season 1’s viral hit “Misbehavin’,” Stephens once again collaborates with Jennifer Nettles for “Sassy on Sunday,” the duo co-writing the track together and Nettles performing the song as her character Aimee-Leigh Gemstone. Stephens also collaborated with Edi Patterson to co-write “Butterflies” (performed by Patterson’s character Judy Gemstone) and “Rock My Boy’s Body.” Elsewhere, the two tracks by the fictional Tears of David church house band and album opener “Hallelujah By and By” were written by Mike Mitschele and Rick Randall, and “Howdy Neighbor” was written and performed by the Dynamite Brothers.

Of his original vocal tracks, composer JOSEPH STEPHENS had the following to say:

“At their core, the Gemstone family is a musical one. We wanted to surround them with songs that reflect their origins. Following in the footsteps of ‘Misbehavin’’ from Season 1, ‘Sassy on Sunday,’ co-written with Jennifer Nettles, finds Aimee-Leigh Gemstone embracing her evolution into the ‘80s Christian country/pop genre. ‘Home at Christmastime’ serves as a holiday family singalong. ‘Some Broken Hearts Will Never Mend’ takes the family sing-along concept to new levels. Much attention to detail has been paid to these various decade-spanning compositions, including instrumentation, recording techniques, and lyrical content. We want these songs to be believable. Some songs are performed ‘live’ on camera while others are recordings within the show’s narrative. We’ve also chosen to release all of these songs to the public under the characters’ names, in an effort to further enrich the world of The Righteous Gemstones. While ‘Rock My Boy’s Body’ is not performed by a Gemstone character, its place in the Gemstone family universe has yet to be fully revealed.”

THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES: SEASON 2 (ORIGINAL HBO SERIES SOUNDTRACK)

TRACKLISTING –

1.       Hallelujah By and By – Judy Gemstone

2.       G.O.D.D. Love – Tears of David

3.       God Blessed Texas – Joe Jonas

4.       Howdy Neighbor – Dynamite Brothers & The Lissons Children’s Choir

5.       Bright New Day – Tears of David

6.       There is a Fountain – Baby Billy Freeman

7.       Butterflies – Judy Gemstone

8.       Rock My Boy’s Body  – Joseph Stephens

9.       Home at Christmastime – Aimee-Leigh & Baby Billy

10.    Sassy on Sunday – Aimee-Leigh Gemstone

11.    Sassy on Sunday – Judy Gemstone

12.    Let’s Go to Zion – The Holy Zion Steel Drum Band

13.    Some Broken Hearts Never Mend – Jesse, Judy & Kelvin Gemstone

14.    Broken Thumbs 

15.    I’m Gonna Kill Myself

16.    Junior Returns 

17.    The Maniac Kid 

18.    Thaniel 

19.    Here to See Dr. Gemstone

20.    Pradera de Dios 

21.    Save Our Family 

22.    Breaking and Entering

23.    This Stays With Us 

24.    Junior at the Gate 

25.    All His Faculties 

26.    Text Chain 

27.    Manscaping 

28.    Respect My Authority

29.    Sugarcups 

30.    Glendon Theme 

31.    Be Not Deceived 

32.    Life Is But a Dream

33.    Cycle Ninjas 

34.    I Challenge You 

35.    Keefe’s Challenge 

36.    Clean Slate 

37.    Son of Eli 

38.    Person’s Business 

39.    Hospital Attack 

40.    Motorcycle Chase 

41.    The Ghost of Aimee-Leigh

42.    A Closed Fist 

43.    Memphis Confrontation

44.    No Honor Among Thieves

45.    Burn It Down 

46.    You’re a Great Son 

47.    I Can Explain 

48.    A Mouthful of Sand 

49.    Walk Into the Ocean

50.    Eaten By Wolves

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Soundtrack News: ‘After Yang’ Soundtrack from A24 Available Now

Milan Records has released After Yang (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) with an original score by Aska Matsumiya and contribution from Ryuichi Sakamoto. Aska Matsumiya is a LA-based Japanese composer and producer who has excelled across film, television, advertising and music production. Aska provided the score for the Amazon feature film, I’m Your Woman for director Julia Hart.

In addition, she partnered with A24 and acclaimed director Kogonada on his film After Yang starring Colin Farrell, collaborating with composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. In television, Aska worked on the HBO limited series Betty with longtime collaborator Cyrstal Moselle. Aska has collaborated with countless brands in the advertising space, including Porsche, Chanel, Hermes, Miu Miu & Prada, and also scored the short film I’m Here for Spike Jonze.

Available everywhere now, the album features score music written by Matsumiya for the A24’s newest science fiction drama about a human family and their android child. Inspired by the film’s futuristic setting and subject matter, Matsumiya utilized A.I. technology throughout her scoring process, feeding both her own compositions and Sakamoto’s contribution into a special A.I.-driven software developed by Luke Fischbeck (of Lucky Dragons) that generated infinite musical variations. Several of the A.I.-generated variations were incorporated into the final score, with three specific tracks composed primarily by the technology.

Forward-thinking in composition, the score remains grounded in poignant and delicate instrumentation to create a body of music befitting the film’s onscreen narrative and themes. Directed by Kogonada and starring Colin Farrell and Jodie Turner-Smith, After Yang is available now in theaters and streaming on Showtime.

Of the soundtrack, composer Aska Matsumiya had the following to say:

“In terms of instrumentation, the score consists of piano, cello, marimbas and lots of synths. After speaking with director Kogonada, I think the concept was that we wanted to make sure that the sound was both new and futuristic, but also very human at the same time. We wanted to create a sort of paradox, echoing the sentiment that in the future, often what we actually want is to be more human and return to the essence of humanity. Which is why we ended up mixing the very human-like, warm instrumentation with the more futuristic synth work and A.I. variations.”

When his young daughter’s beloved companion — an android named Yang — malfunctions, Jake (Colin Farrell) searches for a way to repair him. In the process, Jake discovers the life that has been passing in front of him, reconnecting with his wife (Jodie Turner-Smith) and daughter across a distance he didn’t know was there.

AFTER YANG (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)

TRACKLISTING –

  1. In My Breath
  2. Welcome to Family of 4
  3. Yang & Mika
  4. Chasing Yesterday
  5. Mizuiro Memory (A.I. Version)
  6. Yang & Mika (A.I. Version)
  7. Ada’s Synth
  8. Butterflies
  9. In the World of My Breath
  10. Yang Eternal (A.I. Version)
  11. Memories of Ada
  12. In My Breath Again
  13. Mizuiro
  14. After the Rain
  15. Memory Bank – Ryuichi Sakamoto
  16. The End Walk (featuring RHYE)

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Soundtrack News: ‘Fireheart’ Original Soundtrack is Available Now

The original motion picture soundtrack for the new animated film Fireheart with music by Chris Egan is now available courtesy of Milan Records. This 31-track album is available now on all major streaming platforms and the film is now streaming on Hulu.

Chris Egan is a London based composer & conductor for Film & Television. Recent work includes scoring the feature film Fireheart staring Olivia Cooke, Kenneth Branagh & William Shatner, Apple TV’s ground-breaking nature series Tiny World narrated by Paul Rudd (composed with long-time collaborator and friend, Benjamin Wallfisch) and both series of The Spanish Princess for Starz.

Fireheart stars sixteen-year-old Georgia Nolan, who dreams of being the world’s first-ever female firefighter. When a mysterious arsonist starts burning down Broadway, New York’s firemen begin vanishing. Georgia’s father, Shawn, is called out of retirement by the Mayor of New York to lead the investigation into the disappearances. Desperate to help her father and save her city, Georgia disguises herself as a young man called “Joe” and joins a small group of misfit firefighters trying to stop the arsonist.

TRACKLIST

  1. Untrained and Unstoppable 2:05
  2. The Nolan Family 1:22
  3. Brooklyn 1920 – I Have to Tell Her 3:18
  4. Secret Training 1:20
  5. NYC Firehouse 2:14
  6. Georgia C’mon 1:05
  7. Mayor Jimmy Murray 1:32
  8. Are We There Yet? 2:34
  9. Hose Pipe Games 0:50
  10. Not a Real Fireman Yet 2:15
  11. Theatre Investigation 2:30
  12. Gotta Fly 1:51
  13. I Think You’re Amazing 0:38
  14. Last Minute Change 0:39
  15. Taxi Cab 0:27
  16. Morning Captain 2:01
  17. Fast Learner 2:11
  18. The First Firefighter 0:55
  19. Reaction to Sound 1:50
  20. Great Job Team 0:59
  21. It’s a Trap 1:36
  22. Nooooo 1:18
  23. The Lair of the Arsonist 2:20
  24. Actually Daughter 1:30
  25. Supreme Fury 1:48
  26. Rescuing Dad 1:24
  27. Just Doing My Jon – Mayday Mayday 2:57
  28. Let the Show Begin 2:33
  29. Showtime 4:09
  30. My Dad’s Name is Shaun Nolan 4:18
  31. End Credits 2:29

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Soundtrack News: Milan Records to Release ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Soundtrack on February 18th

Milan Records has announced the February 18th release of TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (SOUNDTRACK FROM THE NETFLIX FILM) with music by GRAMMY Award®-winning saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and composer Colin Stetson.

Available for preorder now, the album features music written by Stetson for this long-awaited sequel to the 1974 horror classic. The 23-track collection finds Stetson expertly layering a multitude of sounds and instruments to create a hauntingly brutal, industrial soundscape.

Of the album, composer Colin Stetson had the following to say:

“It has been an honor and just way too much fun getting to musically world-build in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre universe.  As with the subject matter and our iconic villain – all sputtering engines, metal scraping metal, faces on faces – the music is the sound of an old and decrepit abattoir, stirring to life and rattling off the dust after a great many years idle; made with Contrabass Saxophones, Tibetan bowls, and a hearty dose of wild turkey hunting calls; all twisted, stretched, and wearing masks of their own.”

Directed by David Blue Garcia, the film centers on Melody (Sarah Yarkin), her teenage sister Lila (Elsie Fisher), and their friends Dante (Jacob Latimore) and Ruth (Nell Hudson), head to the remote town of Harlow, Texas to start an idealistic new business venture. But their dream soon turns into a waking nightmare when they accidentally disrupt the home of Leatherface, the deranged serial killer whose blood-soaked legacy continues to haunt the area’s residents — including Sally Hardesty (Olwen Fouéré), the sole survivor of his infamous 1973 massacre who’s hell-bent on seeking revenge.

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (SOUNDTRACK FROM THE NETFLIX FILM)

TRACKLISTING –

  1. Sunflowers
  2. Welcome to Harlow
  3. The House
  4. Taken Away
  5. Death on the Road
  6. Scars
  7. The Call
  8. The Deed
  9. For Your Life
  10. Headless
  11. The Hunter
  12. Every Last One
  13. Lament in Mirrors
  14. Call to Arms
  15. A Valiant Effort
  16. Sledgehammer
  17. Midnight Memorial
  18. Reunited
  19. Through the Floorboards
  20. To the Depths With You
  21. Sunrise
  22. Vengeance
  23. Homecoming

Will you be ordering a copy of the soundtrack for Texas Chainsaw Massacre?

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Soundtrack News: Milan Records to release ‘Belle’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on January 14th

Milan Records has announced the January 14th release of BELLE (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK – ENGLISH EDITION), an English language version of the Original Soundtrack to Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda’s latest feature. Featuring both score and vocal tracks written by a team of composers led by Taisei Iwasaki and including Ludvig Forssell and Yuta Bandoh, the album includes English versions of vocal tracks originally performed in Japanese, newly recorded in English by Kylie McNeill, who voices ‘Belle’ in the English dubbed version of the film. The album follows the massive success of the original Japanese Edition of the soundtrack, which has garnered over 20 million streams globally since its July 2021 debut.

Belle follows shy, everyday high school student Suzu as she escapes into a virtual world, becoming a globally-beloved popstar named Belle and setting out on an emotional and epic quest to find herself.

Ranging from anthemic pop ballads to emotionally-laden instrumentals, the soundtrack includes original vocal songs written and arranged by Taisei Iwasaki, Ludvig Forssell and Yuta Bandoh as performed in the film by both Suzu and her virtual persona Belle, as well as original score music also written by the trio and Grammy-nominated composer Miho Hazama. The film’s main theme and album opener “U” was written and performed by groundbreaking Japanese act millennium parade led by Daiki Tsuneta, and two of the vocal tracks and recurring themes throughout the film, “Lend Me Your Voice” and “A Million Miles Away” also feature lyrics co-written by Mamoru Hosoda. The English album was produced by Taisei Iwasaki and supervised by Taka Chiyo alongside the team of composers and in collaboration with GKIDS and NYAV Post.


BELLE (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK – ENGLISH EDITION)

TRACKLISTING –

  1. U – millennium parade, Belle* 
  2. Whispers – Kylie McNeill* 
  3. Slingshot – Miho Hazama, Taisei Iwasaki
  4. Memories of a Sound – Taisei Iwasaki
  5. Blunt Words – ermhoi
  6. Gales of Song – Belle* 
  7. Fleeting Days – Ludvig Forssell
  8. Swarms of Song – Belle*
  9. Alle Psallite Cum Luya – Ryoko Moriyama, Sachiyo Nakao, Fuyumi Sakamoto, Yoshimi Iwasaki, Michiko Shimizu, Kaho Nakamura
  10. Fama Destinata – Belle*
  11. Dragon – Yuta Bandoh
  12. Justin – Yuta Bandoh
  13. Unveil – Yuta Bandoh
  14. Digital Ripples – Ludvig Forssell
  15. Dragon’s Lair – Yuta Bandoh
  16. Lend Me Your Voice (draft) – Kylie McNeill* 
  17. Social Warfare – Ludvig Forssell
  18. Assault – Yuta Bandoh
  19. Lend Me Your Voice – Belle*
  20. #UnveilTheBeast – Ludvig Forssell
  21. Authority and Arrogance – Ludvig Forssell
  22. Scorching the Façade – Yuta Bandoh
  23. The Truth Obscured – Ludvig Forssell
  24. Lend Me Your Voice (humming) – Bentley Griffin
  25. Distrust – Ludvig Forssell
  26. A Million Miles Away – Belle*
  27. Pieces of the Puzzle – Ludvig Forssell
  28. Faces in the Rain – Kylie McNeill* 
  29. Skies of Song – Ludvig Forssell, Kylie McNeill*
  30. A Million Miles Away (reprise) – Belle*

*Denotes vocal track

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Soundtrack News: Lamb’ Soundtrack Available Now from Milan Records

Milan Records has released LAMB (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) an album of music composed by Icelandic composer and guitarist TÓTI GUÐNASON for A24’s newest folk thriller. Available everywhere now, the album features score music written by Guðnason for the terrifying debut feature from writer-director Valdimar Jóhannsson set in the Icelandic wilds.

Having worked alongside his sister Hildur Guðnadóttir on her Oscar®-winning original score for Joker and with Ólafur Arnalds on his BAFTA-winning soundtrack to Broadchurch, Tóti Guðnason makes his debut as lead composer with Lamb. A dark and unnatural folktale for the ages, Lamb is available in theaters now from A24.

Lamb was initially intended to be completely without a score, and I feel that is a humbling starting point for a composer,” says Tóti Guðnason of his work on the film. “Growing up in the north of Iceland I’m very familiar with the feeling of rural silence. That feeling is extraordinarily well portrayed by Valdimar Jóhannsson in Lamb and I did my best to play into it while respecting it. My responsibility was to create something more fitting than silence, and silence can be the greatest of sounds.” 

LAMB (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)

TRACKLISTING –

  1. Prelude
  2. The Lambing
  3. Searching for Ada
  4. Return Home 
  5. Mothers
  6. Reflection
  7. Hrútur
  8. Uncle Pétur
  9. Herding
  10. Ada
  11. Hrútmenni
  12. DÝRIÐ

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Soundtrack News: Shaman King Original Soundtrack Vol. 1 Available Now

Milan Records has released the “SHAMAN KING” ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK VOL. 1 by composer and arranger YUKI HAYASHI (My Hero Academia: Heroes RisingPretty CureStrawberry Night).  Available everywhere now, the album features music written by Hayashi for the recent reboot of the fan-favorite anime series, which will make its US debut on Netflix. 

Yuki Hayashi was born in Kyoto in 1980.  Being an active member in a men’s rhythmic gymnastics team in his early years spawned his interest in BGM while selecting songs to complement performances.  This led him to begin teaching himself music composition while at university, despite not having a background in music itself. After graduating, Yuki acquired the basics of track making under house techno DJ and sound-maker Hideo Kobayashi and started producing his first range of music accompaniments for dance sports.  His experience as a rhythmic gymnast has enabled Yuki to intuitively incorporate an eclectic range of music and produce a unique sound, empowering scenes from TV drama, animation and film.

Those called “Shamans” can interact with gods and spirits compete for the position of “Shaman King” once every 500 years in the “Shaman Fight.”  One of those shamans, Yoh Asakura, is fighting to be the “Shaman King” in this completely new TV animation. 

“SHAMAN KING” ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK VOL. 1

TRACKLISTING – 

  1. Exalted Spiritual Fortitude
  2. SHAMAN KING
  3. SHAMAN KING (Instrumental Version)
  4. OVER SOUL
  5. Yoh’s Spirit
  6. Empathic Heart
  7. Avalanche
  8. Avalanche (Instrumental Version)

You can check out Vol. 1 of the Shaman King soundtrack from Milan Records now!

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