Falling for Britell’s music for this love story is easy. His string writing literally sounds like a lover breathing next to you, and his tight, bittersweet harmonies make you ache to hear where they’ll resolve next. – J. Bryan Lowder, Slate
What soundtracks of the past year have you put at the top of your list? Nicholas Britell’s Academy Award-nominated score to If Beale Street Could Talk had critics swooning since its debut at film festivals. Landing on the No. 1 slot, Britell’s score is positioned on Slate‘s Oscars list. Have you fallen in love with Beale Street as well? Listen to the score below.
If you’re on the hunt for the in-demand The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack. on vinyl in U.S. online stores, you’ll have to make your move and make it fast! Bleep Music online now has the vinyl and CD in stock, so grab them now! The gorgeous collectible 2xLP album is pressed at 45 RPM and is definitely not to be missed.
A transcendent riff of loft jazz and Harlem neighborhood soundscapes that beams down from the vastness of space to envelop Barry Jenkins’ romantic images… – Matt Patches, Polygon
In this interview with If Beale Street Could Talk composer Nicholas Britell, Polygon drills down on the sounds you may or may not have heard on the Academy Award®-nominated score, and so much more. Read the full story at Polygon before you take the score for another spin.
Barry Jenkins’ Academy Award-winning film If Beale Street Could Talk is now available on Digital and Blu-ray/DVD. See below for soundtrack and film purchase links.
Here’s a great A to Z primer on If Beale Street Could Talk Composer Nicholas Britell, straight from the composer himself in this video interview with Film.Music.Media.! Find out what inspired him to get into film scoring and who he has worked with over the years, leading up to his Academy Award® nomination for Beale Street! See listening and soundtrack purchase links below.
Many fans were in attendance last month at Daniel Lanois’ performance (with band Heavy Sun) of The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack live at Amoeba Music in Hollywood. Were you there? See fans photos (and video) below of the vinyl and more. Don’t forget to tag us in your photos when you get your vinyl or CD.