Lakeshore Records congratulates soundtrack partners Newtown on their Best Documentary win for this year’s Peabody Awards! Lakeshore released the soundtrack last year, which features original music by composers including Fil Eisler, Mark Barden, Jeff Beal, George Clinton, Chris Drake, Deborah Lurie & Robert Duncan, Dino Meneghin, Blake Neely, Mark Renk, Mikael Sandgren, and Rob Simonsen. The deeply personal documentary about the Sandy Hook school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut was filmed over three years and features never-before-heard testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.
Seven stellar productions from Lakeshore Records soundtrack releases have been nominated for the prestigious annual Peabody Awards! Culled from over 1,200 submissions this year, we are so privileged to be associated with these exemplary productions. See the full list at Variety and keep reading to see our partner list!
“True to tradition, we are proud to present a rich mix of excellence in the craft of storytelling,” said Jeffrey Jones, executive director of Peabody.
The Peabody Awards will take place on May 19 in New York City.
It evokes the innocence of the victims and overwhelming grief resulting from one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. – Mike Ragogna, The Huffington Post
Lakeshore Records is pleased to release Newtown (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), out now on all digital outlets! Hear the cue, “Boxes/Skydive 1” by Fil Eisler in full, now at The Huffington Post. See full album details below.
Fil Eisler served as the composer for the main title theme and acted as music director for the documentary, assembling an all-star line up of over a dozen Hollywood composers, who each donated a piece of music for the film.
The Orchard presents NEWTOWN, available now on VOD (get it on iTunes) and streaming on Netflix.
Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack to Newtown, available digitally on May 19! The album features score by Fil Eisler, Mark Barden, Jeff Beal, George Clinton, Chris Drake, Deborah Lurie & Robert Duncan, Dino Meneghin, Blake Neely, Mark Renk, Mikael Sandgren, and Rob Simonsen. See track list below.
ABOUT FIL EISLER
Fil Eisler is one of the most diverse composers of the moment, with projects that range from big studio action pieces and comedies, to gripping dramas for independent film and hit television shows. For the “Newton” documentary, he served as the composer for the main title theme and acted as music director for the documentary, assembling an all-star line up of over a dozen Hollywood composers, who each donated a piece of music for the film.
The Orchard presents NEWTOWN, available now on VOD (get it on iTunes).
Catch up on Lakeshore Records‘ latest new soundtrack releases plus see our film and television recommendations from recent and upcoming albums such as The Promise, Logan Deluxe Edition, Underworld: Blood Wars on Blu-ray/DVD with bonus features including a spectacular new Official Digital Graphic Novel, Rob Simonsen’s long-awaited track, “New Year’s Eve” from The Age of Adaline, and more! As usual, we try to make it easy for you to access the latest and greatest movie music and film scores out on digital and streaming platforms, so see our handy list below.