“[Ben Lovett’s score] maintains some of the brooding Gothic atmosphere of the original while giving a modern (and much more textured) twist, striking a balance between homage and invention. These pieces also beg for repeat listens, as every time I discovered new sounds and melodies.” – The Film Scorer
Much has been said about Ben Lovett’s Hellraiser score paying homage to Christopher Young’s iconic composition, all while making his 2022 score his own. Have you revisited the Hellraiser 1-3 scores to dig into the analysis yourself? We’ve compiled a list of all four scores (which include Randy Miller’s Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth score) for you to take a deeper dive.
“Tomorrow is going to be a big day, and our offering of Lovett’s big-rhythm, tempest of trepidation “Mansion Party” cue will help with your impatience.” – Vehlinggo
It’s time. Ben Lovett has unleashed his score to David Bruckner’s Hellraiser, the horror event of the season! Lakeshore Records has released Hellraiser (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), available now digitally, with the vinyl edition coming via Mondo! View the listening and order links below.
“There’s something hauntingly beautiful about the teaser from Lovett’s score. While tension builds expertly, and it most certainly sounds like it belongs in a horror film, there’s also some intrigue and mystery to be heard within.” – Collider
It’s going to be one Hell of a Halloween month this October when Lakeshore Records releases Ben Lovett’s score to the much-buzzed about forthcoming Hulu reboot of the horror classic, Hellraiser, starring Jamie Clayton as “Pinhead” and directed by David Bruckner (The Night House,The Ritual, Southbound). Read the coverage at Collider for more on the film. Hellraiser is set to premiere October 7 on Hulu. Be sure you’re subscribed to Soundtracks, Scores and More to stay on top of Hellraiser soundtrack news!
Continuing our ode to the Haunted House theme this week for Halloween Month, we present you David Bruckner’s The Night House! The film starring Rebecca Hall in a stand-out performance also features score by genre fan favorite, Ben Lovett. After you stream the film tonight on Digital, be sure to save/add the soundtrack to your carefully crafted playlist collection. Listen below.
Lovett proves himself to be a great sound designer and that he understands what he needs to do in order to create a mood so foul and creepy that it’s uncomfortable to listen to at times. – Soundtrack Geek
What music would you dare to listen to if you were stuck in a dense, dangerous forest? Soundtrack Geek is truly terrified by the The Ritual score by Ben Lovett, and that’s a good thing. So much so, the reviewer has crowned this soundtrack album the coveted 100% review rating! It’s all explained here in the full review at Soundtrack Geek.