Lakeshore Records recently sat down with Rob Simonsen, acclaimed composer of The Age Of Adaline, The Spectacular Now, and last year’s Academy Award®-nominated Foxcatcher, among many others. Get the behind-the-scenes details on how Rob composed the ethereal score which matches the “beauty and elegance” of Blake Lively, who stars as Adaline Bowman in the film. Read further to hear the interview.
The Reviews Are In: Rob Simonsen’s Score Is A Hit
“So if Brian Tyler is the new Jerry Goldsmith and Michael Giacchino is the heir of John Williams, can I dream about Rob Simonsen someday taking over the emotional scepter form James Newton Howard? 10 years from now we will be regarding this composition as a classic. Do yourselves a favor and rush to get it.” –Soundtrack Dreams
The Age Of Adaline (Original Motion Picture Score) featuring score by Rob Simonsen is out now via Lakeshore Records! The album also features the end title song, “Start Again” by Rob Simonsen and Faux Fix (Katie Chastain and Nathan Johnson) and featuring vocals by Elena Tonra. Find out what else critics are saying about the album and preview the score below. The Age Of Adaline is now playing in theaters nationwide (find a theater)!
Lakeshore Records recently sat down with Rob Simonsen, composer of The Age Of Adaline – now playing in theaters nationwide. An acclaimed composer known for his work on Seeking A Friend For The End of the World (with Jonathan Sadoff), The Spectacular Now, Foxcatcher and many more movies, watch this exclusive interview in which Rob talks about his experience scoring on his latest film, The Age Of Adaline. Released by Lakeshore Records, The Age Of Adaline (Original Motion Picture Score) is now available on iTunes and on Spotify.
Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ndf07tskENw
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Directed by Lee Toland Krieger, go see The Age Of Adaline — now playing in theaters nationwide (check show times).
Critics Love Rob Simonsen’s Score On ‘The Age Of Adaline’ As Fans Turned Out In Droves
Not long after Adaline’s brief encounter with the young document forger, there’s a flashback to 1906, where the story really begins. This is when her charmed life starts unraveling. The back story is mostly transmitted through picture postcard imagery, her handsome engineer husband’s untimely death, the grief-stricken young widow skidding off the road in a freak snowstorm. Which requires another detour to mention the gently aged sensibility caught like lightning in a bottle by cinematographer David Lanzenberg and production designer Claude Pare. Rob Simonsen’s lyrical music accompanies all this beauty. –Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
Over the weekend, movie fans turned out for The Age Of Adaline, starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Kathy Baker with Harrison Ford and Ellen Burstyn. Rob Simonsen, founder of The Echo Society and composer of last year’s acclaimed Foxcatcher, scored “Adaline” and collaborated with Faux Fix (who, last year, collaborated with Son Lux on The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby) and Elena Tonra (on vocals) for the end credits song, “Start Again.” Released by Lakeshore Records, the score album is available now on iTunes. The various artists album will be released by Lakeshore Records on April 28. Preview the official The Age Of Adaline Playlist below.
Rob Simonsen’s Orchestral Score Follows A Century Of Experiences ‘Adaline’ (Available Now), Various Artists Album Releases April 28
Bring your entourage to see The Age Of Adaline in theaters now! We couldn’t be more excited for movie and soundtrack fans who will experience this magical film starring Blake Lively as “Adaline Bowman”, Michiel Huisman, Kathy Baker with Harrison Ford and Ellen Burstyn. Director Lee Toland Krieger collaborated with Composer Rob Simonsen (score album out now via Lakeshore Records) to produce a score which would fit the scope of a woman who, through a freak car accident, becomes immortal and ends up on the run for 80 years. Lakeshore Records will release The Age Of Adaline (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) digitally on April 28. This album features music that takes us through Adaline’s decades of experiences from tunes by Ella Fitzgerald to Bob Dylan to Jefferson Airplane and more. See below to preview both albums featuring stills from the film!