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The Underground Railroad: Join Director Barry Jenkins and Composer Nicholas Britell For The SCL Screening and Q&A!

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Here is your chance to ask your The Underground Railroad questions!  Join Academy Award-winning Director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) and Academy Award-nominated Composer Nicholas Britell (Moonlight) for this exclusive event Friday, June 18 (6:30 PM PST) moderated by Franklin Leonard (Founder of The Black List).  As usual, this screening and post-show live stream Q&A is free to The Society of Composers & Lyricists (The SCL) members.  Head over to The SCL online to register now and find out how you can access this exclusive event.

Nicholas Britell’s score to The Underground Railroad is out now via Lakeshore Records!

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The Underground Railroad: Nicholas Britell Releases Volume 2 & Volume 3 Of His Critically-Acclaimed Score!

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If you want to find a great score for a project just by name only, you absolutely need to listen to anything by Nicholas Britell. And a great place to start would be with his music for Barry Jenkins’ latest project, “The Underground Railroad.” – The Playlist.net

More of Nicholas Britell’s highly-anticipated score to Amazon Original The Underground Railroad is now available digitally via Lakeshore Records!  Volume 2 and Volume 3 follow his iTunes Top 10 Volume 1 release.  See the tracklist and purchase links below and go in for the sonic deep dive you’ve been waiting for. 

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Free Music Fridays: ‘Moonlight’ – Nicholas Britell’s Academy Award Nominated Score

This week, Lakeshore Records features Nicholas Britell’s Academy Award®-nominated score to Moonlight, the Academy Award® Best Picture Winner of 2017 directed by Barry Jenkins!  The unforgettable film which “portrays black gay life in its joy, sadness, and complexity” (The Guardian), also won Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Best Adapted Screenplay (shared with Tarell Alvin McCraney).  Britell’s Best Score nomination shared the spotlight with the film’s eight (8) nominations.  

If you’ve been dreaming of owning a piece of Oscar® history and collecting a film score masterpiece, consider being among the first 100 to get a free soundtrack download link, courtesy of Lakeshore Records!  Details below.

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Nicholas Britell’s If Beale Street Could Talk Is Slate’s No. 1 Best Score Pick

 

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.

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If Beale Street Could Talk: Nicholas Britell Found The Sound of Love | The Wrap

Subtle, haunting and intensely melodic, the string-based music might be the year’s most beautiful score – The Wrap

In collaboration with Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk composer Nicholas Britell tells of finding the sound of love: “Together, we explored a sonic landscape filled with brass and strings, while also venturing into some quite extreme experimentation,” said Nicholas Britell.  See the full story at The Wrap.

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Listen]

 

Annapurna Pictures presents IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, available on Digital (get it here) and on Blu-ray/DVD (get it here).