Throwback Thursday: Revisiting ‘The Spectacular Now’ Score By Rob Simonsen

The Spectacular Now - Score By Rob Simonsen

Composer Rob Simonsen is no stranger to collaborating on great coming of age films. Before his work in Love Simon, film music fans, guitarists and teens alike became obsessed with his score to The Spectacular Now, directed by James Ponsoldt (The End of the Tour) and starring Shailene Woodley (Divergent, White Bird In A Blizzard), Miles Teller (Divergent, Whiplash), Brie Larson (Free Fire, Room), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Swiss Army Man, 10 Cloverfield Lane) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (Annihilation, Anomalisa). If you aren’t familiar with “Walk In The Trees” (or pretty much the whole album, then get acquainted with our playlist below.

The album also includes these songs from the movie: “Song For Zula” by Phosphorescent, “Baby” by Ariel Pink and “Wakin’ On A Pretty Day” by Kurt Vile.

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download][Stream]

A24 presents THE SPECTACULAR NOW, available now on Blu-ray/DVD (get it here) and Digital (get it on iTunes).

Rob’s score to Love, Simon and the film debuts Friday, March 16th (get tickets).

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