Samaritan: Jed Kurzel & Kevin Kiner Release Their Explosive New Score To Sylvester Stallone’s New Action Film!

The score encompasses the dark thriller vibes of Samaritan, with a menacing sound that combines electronic music with traditional orchestration to haunting effect. – Screen Rant

Lakeshore Records has released Samaritan—Amazon Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, featuring music by award-winning composers Jed Kurzel (The Babadookand Kevin Kiner (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), available now digitally worldwide!  Samaritan is an MGM film directed by Julius Avery with a screenplay by Bragi F. Schut and starring Sylvester Stallone.

Samaritan movie premieres exclusively on Prime Video globally starting August 26.

Listen to “Good and Bad” which original premiered at ComingSoon.net:

 


Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Stream]

Track List

01. Samaritan Vs Nemesis
02. Walking Home
03. Cyrus Arrives
04. Graphite Bombs
05. Sam Rescued
06. Beaten and Delivered
07. Back Scar
08. Heist
09. Wall of Sam
10. Car Hit
11. Nemesis Nightmare
12. The Talk
13. Hostage
14. Samaritan Lives
15. War Path
16. Bad Guy
17. Warehouse Battle
18. Wipe City Dark
19. Cyrus Vs Nemesis
20. We Got This
21. Good and Bad

 

Thirteen-year-old Sam Cleary (Javon “Wanna” Walton) suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbor Mr. Smith (Sylvester Stallone) is actually a legend hiding in plain sight.  Twenty-five years ago, Granite City’s super-powered vigilante, Samaritan, was reported dead after a fiery warehouse battle with his rival, Nemesis. Most believe Samaritan perished in the fire, but some in the city, like Sam, have hope that he is still alive. With crime on the rise and the city on the brink of chaos, Sam makes it his mission to coax his neighbor out of hiding to save the city from ruin.

Says Kiner: “I’ve always loved collaborating with other composers and my experience with Jed Kurzel has been one of my favorite associations thus far. I believe you will find an extremely unique unorthodox sound as you listen to the Samaritan soundtrack. This is a goal I always set out to achieve when I am composing, but pulling off a truly fresh vibe and palette is easier said than done. I hope you have as much fun listening as we did working on this rollicking ride!”

ABOUT JED KURZEL
Jed Kurzel is an award-winning composer and musician. His feature film debut for the critically-acclaimed Australian movie The Snowtown Murders was named Feature Film Score of the Year at Australia’s 2011 Screen Music Awards and he has since gone on to score feature films including: The Babadook (Dir: Jennifer Kent), which William Friedkin, director of The Exorcist, described as the most “terrifying film” he had ever seen; Slow West (Dir:
John Maclean), which won Jed his second Australian and New Zealand Screen Music Award for Feature Film Score of the Year in 2015; Macbeth (Dir: Justin Kurzel), starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, which premiered in competition at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival; Assassin’s Creed (Dir: Justin Kurzel); Alien: Covenant for master auteur Ridley Scott; Jupiter’s Moon (Dir: Kornel Mundruczo) which premiered in competition at Cannes in
2017; Una (Dir: Benedict Andrews), the film adaptation of David Harrower’s Oliver Award-winning play Blackbird, starring Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn; Overlord for producer J.J. Abrams and Paramount; The Mustang (Dir: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre) for Focus Features, starring Matthias Schoenaerts; The Nightingale (Dir: Jennifer Kent) which won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice film festival; Seberg (Dir: Benedict Andrews) starring
Kristen Stewart; The True History of the Kelly Gang (Dir: Justin Kurzel) which won Jed his third Australian Screen Music Award; Nitram (Dir: Justin Kurzel), which premiered in competition at Cannes in 2021 and won Best Actor for Caleb Landry Jones; Encounter (Michael Pearce) for Amazon, starring Riz Ahmed, which was nominated for Best Score at the 2021 British Independent Film Awards.

Before shifting his focus to composing, Jed was best known as the frontman and songwriter for Australian duo The Mess Hall. Their 2006 album Devil’s Elbow was awarded the prestigious Australian Music Prize in 2007.

ABOUT KEVIN KINER
Annie Award-winning composer Kevin Kiner has also been honored with multiple Emmy and other Annie Nominations, and won 20 BMI Film & TV Awards, making him one of the most versatile and sought-after composer in Hollywood.

Over more than a decade, working with George Lucas and Dave Filoni, Kevin scored all seven seasons of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which earned him the 2021 Annie Award for “Best Music – TV/ Media” tor the series finale episode “Victory and Death”, as well as a Primetime Emmy nomination.

His other diverse credits include HBO Max’s Peacemaker, Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico, HBO Max’s Titans and Doom Patrol, Showtime’s City on a Hill, AMC’s hit series Dark Winds and Hell on Wheels, CBS’s CSI: Miami, and CW’s Jane the Virgin.

From his intimate, soloistic guitar music to his grand orchestral music, Kevin has transported audience from deserts to metropolises – and even to a galaxy far, far away.

ABOUT LAKESHORE RECORDS
Lakeshore Records is a four-time Grammy Nominated record label, and the soundtrack arm of the Cutting Media Music. Lakeshore Records is the global independent leader in top line soundtrack album releases, including such popular, critically acclaimed and classic soundtracks as Bridgerton, Drive, Stranger Things, The Old Guard, Cyberpunk 2077, When They See Us, The Handmaid’s Tale, Black Mirror, Star Trek: Picard, Bojack Horseman, Les Miserables, Mandy, Narcos, Logan, The Walking Dead, Napoleon Dynamite, Bill and Ted Face the Music, Red Dead Redemption 2, Legion, the Academy Award nominated Lady Bird and Academy Award winners Moonlight, Little Miss Sunshine, American Factory, If Beale Street Could Talk and The Hurt Locker and many, many more.

Lakeshore Records works with the most respected, award-winning artists and composers such as Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Nicholas Britell, Hans Zimmer, Grimes, Common, Jonny Greenwood, Mica Levi, Tim Hecker, Hildur Gudnadóttir, Sam Slater, Willie Nelson, Alexandre Desplat, Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Run the Jewels, PJ Harvey, Philip Glass, Aloe Blacc, Willie Nelson, Rhiannon Ghiddens, Daniel Lanois, Nicholas Britell, Ziggy Marley, Danny Elfman, Giorgio Moroder, Aska Matsumiya, Clint Mansell, Bootsie Collins, Thomas Newman, Kris Bowers, Cliff Martinez, Randy Newman, James Horner, Gunship, Mark Isham, Kathryn Bostic, Carter Burwell, Bear McCreary, Emile Mosseri, Rolfe Kent, Josh Homme, Gustavo Santaolalla, Nina Kraviz, Dario Marianelli, Mark Mothersbaugh, The JBs, Gazelle Twin, Mary J. Blige, Christophe Beck, Rachel Portman, Amanda Jones, Jeff Russo, Henry Jackman, Marco Beltrami, Ben Lovett, Keegan Dewitt and many many more.

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ABOUT METRO GOLDWYN MAYER
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content as well as the premium pay television network EPIX, which is available throughout the U.S. via cable, satellite, telco, and digital distributors. In addition, MGM has investments in numerous other television channels, digital platforms, interactive ventures, and is producing premium short-form content for distribution. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.

 

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