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The King: Nicholas Britell On His First Time Collaboration With David Michod | Deadline

Rooting his score in beautifully melancholic strings, playing at the bottom of their register, Britell incorporated brass, an “old analog synth,” prepared piano, digitally manipulated percussion, as well as the Trinity Boys Choir to capture “the sadness and darkness” of King Henry V’s world, with a score that felt timeless and appropriate for the tragic hero. – Matt Grobar, Deadline

Two-time Academy Award®-nominated Composer Nicholas Britell talks to Deadline about crafting his “most somber score yet” for Netflix’s The King, an original film now available on the platform.  His collaboration with critically-acclaimed Australian Director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom, War Machine, The Rover), brings the historical drama about Henry V (played by Timothee Chalamet) to life.  Read the full interview now at Deadline.

What are your favorite Nicholas Britell scores?  Listen to a preview of The King – Original Score From The Netflix Film below.

 

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The King: Nicholas Britell On Finding The Emotional Core Of His Score | Variety

For his latest score, Britell worked with director David Michôd to create the sounds of the 15th century for “The King.” Rather than stay faithful to that time period, Britell approached it with, “something that felt timeless in the sense that it could represent any time period.” – Jazz Tangcay, Variety

It is likely as a film music fan you’ve already been enchanted by Nicholas Britell’s score to The King, now on Netflix.  The Netflix original film stars Timothee Chalamet (Lady Bird) and Robert Pattinson (The Rover).  In this interview over at Variety, the Academy Award-nominated composer pulls back the curtain on how he found the emotional core of the gorgeous, timeless score.  Have you had a chance to listen to the full score?

 

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Lakeshore Congratulates Soundtrack Partners on Their Hollywood Music In Media Awards Nominations!

 
Lakeshore Records congratulates our soundtrack partners on their Hollywood Music In Media Awards Nominations: Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games), Marriage Story (Netflix), The King (Netflix), I Lost My Body (Netflix), The Biggest Little Farm (NEON), Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (Magnolia Pictures), Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access), When I See You (Netflix/Participant), Documentary Now! Co-op (IFC), Vida (STARZ), and Command & Conquer: Rivals (EA Games)! 
 
Soundtrack partners received 14 nominations in all, including eight (8) Best Score, three (3) Best Song, two (2) Best Music Supervision and one Best Soundtrack Album nominations.  See the breakdown of nominations below.  Congratulations to all the nominees this year!
 
The HMMA Awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 20 at The Avalon in Hollywood (get tickets).

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New Soundtrack: Listen To Nicholas Britell’s Score To Netflix’s ‘The King’

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

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