Bear McCreary unleashes his most improbable musical juxtaposition of pitting Godzilla worthy, city-stomping orchestral stains against the indie guitar groove of a woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown. – Daniel Schweiger, Film Music Magazine
Lakeshore Records congratulates Bear McCreary on his Colossal score, named on Film Music Magazine’s Best Scores of 2017 list! Lakeshore is proud to have been soundtrack partners on this release together with Sparks & Shadows. Congratulations to everyone at Colossal, Neon, Bear McCreary! See the full list at Film Music Magazine.
As is the case with all Lakeshore soundtracks, the sound quality is phenomenal. Eleven cool compositions here that clock in at just over forty-one minutes. Breathtaking audio tracks include “Colossal Prologue,” “Jealousy,” “Confronting Oscar,” and “The Colossal Finale Part 2.” – Babysue
We love a good Bear McCreary score, such as Colossal, which has been selected a September Pick at babysue! Watch the playlist below for a taste of the music to Nacho Vigalondo’s kaiju monster masterpiece, starring Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis. Summer isn’t quite over: squeeze in this unexpected monster movie (with a twist)!
Bear McCreary’s music matches the film in its epic aspirations, its catastrophic campiness and its ardent intimacy. – Patrick Phillips, Cut Print Film
Patrick Phillips at Cut Print Film reviews Bear McCreary’s score to Colossal, starring Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis and Dan Stevens. If you haven’t gone out to see the new Nacho Vigalondo-directed kaiju film with a twist, then read the full review at Cut Print Film, which shines the light on several cues from the soundtrack.
The movie’s aesthetics are terrific, particularly the emotionally intense score from ever-reliable Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary. – Tasha Robinson, The Verge
Soundtracking veteran Bear McCreary’s score is so good it even gets a bizarro-reference within the film. – Nathan Mattise, Ars Technica
It’s indeed a wonder that the movie works as well as it does, flowing smoothly from scene to scene, with an intense music score from Bear McCreary to back it up and some very good sunlit cinematography work by Eric Kress. – Catch News
Lakeshore Records is pleased to release Colossal (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), out now digitally and coming soon to CD and vinyl! The album features score by Bear McCreary (10 Cloverfield Lane, The Boy, TV’s “The Walking Dead”). See full album details below.
Film music critic Daniel Schweiger gets the scoop on Bear McCreary’s monster of a score to Colossal, out Friday, April 7 on Lakeshore Records! Bear reveals he chose “not to revisit any classic monster movies scores” and chose to focus the music on “Gloria” (played by Anne Hathaway). Read the full interview here at Film Music Magazine.
Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack digitally on April 7 (pre-order here), with the CD to follow on May 12. Mondo will release the vinyl in May; more details coming soon. See more album details below.
NEON presents COLOSSAL, in New York/LA theaters Friday, April 7 (get tickets).