The incredible music heard in the period drama comes courtesy of Britell, who is a powerhouse in the film industry. He’s the man that has been nominated for Oscars for his two collaborations with filmmaker Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” – Charles Barfield, The Playlist
Lakeshore Records is thrilled to release the score to Netflix’s The King, by Academy Award®-nominated Composer Nicholas Britell! The new film starring Timothée Chalamet premieres November 1 on Netflix. The Playlist originally premiered the track, “Hymn Mvmt 3: Elegy”, but you can listen to the full album, The King (Original Score From The Netflix Film), now on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and all major music services worldwide.
Keep reading for album purchase links and more on the highly-anticipated film directed by David Michôd (War Machine, Animal Kingdon, The Rover).
“I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to work with Nicholas Britell. I wanted The King’s score to be rich and classic and full, but also unusual, otherworldly. Nick’s talent, deep musical knowledge and especially his unique voice, made him the perfect fit.” – David Michôd