Critics Love Rob Simonsen’s Score On ‘The Age Of Adaline’ As Fans Turned Out In Droves
Not long after Adaline’s brief encounter with the young document forger, there’s a flashback to 1906, where the story really begins. This is when her charmed life starts unraveling. The back story is mostly transmitted through picture postcard imagery, her handsome engineer husband’s untimely death, the grief-stricken young widow skidding off the road in a freak snowstorm. Which requires another detour to mention the gently aged sensibility caught like lightning in a bottle by cinematographer David Lanzenberg and production designer Claude Pare. Rob Simonsen’s lyrical music accompanies all this beauty. –Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
Over the weekend, movie fans turned out for The Age Of Adaline, starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Kathy Baker with Harrison Ford and Ellen Burstyn. Rob Simonsen, founder of The Echo Society and composer of last year’s acclaimed Foxcatcher, scored “Adaline” and collaborated with Faux Fix (who, last year, collaborated with Son Lux on The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby) and Elena Tonra (on vocals) for the end credits song, “Start Again.” Released by Lakeshore Records, the score album is available now on iTunes. The various artists album will be released by Lakeshore Records on April 28. Preview the official The Age Of Adaline Playlist below.
If you lived over 100 years like “Adaline Bowman” has, what songs would you put on your playlist?
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