Premiering today at ComingSoon.netis a first look at the forthcoming vinyl release of True History of the Kelly Gang (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring score by Jed Kurzel (Slow West, The Babadook)! Lakeshore Records released the digital album in January and in just a short couple of months, the vinyl will also be available.
The film helmed by his brother, award-winning Director Justin Kurzel (Assassin’s Creed,MacBeth, Snowtown) is expected to open in select theaters stateside and on digital platforms starting April 24. Keep reading for more album details.
“Justin Kurzel’s new film adaptation depicts the robber, raider, cop-killer, and general hellraiser in all the outlaw glory that posterity has assigned him. Kurzel’s prismatic view of Kelly’s life and times goes to gnarlier and more vivid places than superficially similar period pieces.” – The Playlist
Readers of this blog who have become acquainted with Director Justin Kurzel (Slow West, Macbeth) and his brother Composer Jed Kurzel (Slow West) will be happy to get their hands on their recent film score collaboration for True History of the Kelly Gang! Lakeshore Records has released the soundtrack to Jed Kurzel’s score, available now digitally worldwide. See album listening links and more below. The Awgie Award winner has opened in Australian theaters and is coming to UK and Ireland cinemas on February 28. Stay tuned for the US theatrical release date!
Adapted from the novel by Peter Carey, True History of the Kelly Gang stars George MacKay, Russell Crowe, Nicholas Hoult, Essie Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, and Charlie Hunnam.
RELATED: Lakeshore released Jed Kurzel’s score to Slow West.
Watch the trailer to the forthcoming Amazon Studios film, Seberg, starring Kristen Stewart (as Jean Seberg), Jack O’Connell, Margaret Qualley, Zazie Beetz, with Vince Vaughn and Anthony Mackie. Directed by Benedict Andrews (Una, National Theatre Live: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof), the film features score by Jed Kurzel (Slow West, The Babadook). Stay tuned for more soundtrack details.
There were a lot of fantastic films released in 2015, so IMDB’s Founder & CEO Col Needham really had his job cut out for him when selecting his tightly-curated Best Movies Of 2015 list! Lakeshore Records is proud to have released soundtracks for three out of the 10 films named: Room (score by Stephen Rennicks), Brooklyn (score by Michael Brook) and Slow West (score by Jed Kurzel)! Read further for a movie trailer and soundtrack recap!
Tell us what’s on your Top 10 Best Movies Of 2015 list in the comments below!
The Mess Hall Band’s Jed Kurzel Scores The Sounds Of The Old West In Sundance Film Festival Winning Buddy Western
John MacLean was once a member of the Beta Band, the great and influential and weirdly underrated Scottish group. He directed some of their videos, and after the group’s breakup, he became a filmmaker. His first movie is Slow West, the new indie Western with Michael Fassbender. The composer Jed Kurzel did most of the Slow West score, but MacLean got one contribution from a band who almost certainly carries some Beta Band influence, the London art-poppers Django Django. Their song “Slow West” is a driving acoustic-guitar instrumental… –Stereogum
Slow West (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out now via Lakeshore Records. The album features score by Jed Kurzel (The Babadook, Macbeth). Jed is known for being the frontman of Australia’s award-winning The Mess Hall band. In addition, songs by Werner, Bryan Michael Mills, and Django Django. Preview the album below and see Slow West now playing in UK cinemas!