Have you been enjoying our Free Music Fridays? It’s hard to believe 10 seasons of The Walking Dead have come to life and shambled into our hearts. In celebration of the show, Lakeshore Records is giving away 100 download codes of Bear McCreary’s The Walking Dead (Original Television Soundtrack), featuring highlights from Season 1 through 7, courtesy of Lakeshore Records! Keep reading to get the details!
Bear McCreary’s haunting score accents the incredibly visual nature of a show about blindness. Well, See is not exactly about blindness purely from a visual sense but also how blind we can be in our beliefs and fear of change – Alex Maidy, JoBlo
Lakeshore Records is proud to release See – Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack, debuting Friday, November 1, the same day of the new Apple TV+ streaming service launch! The album features score by EMMY® winner Bear McCreary (“The Walking Dead”, “Outlander”). The soundtrack is currently available exclusively on Apple Music, but you can listen to “Witch Finders” now only at Dread Central! The soundtrack will be available on iTunes on December 6, and all other services on February 7, 2020.
Keep reading for more about SEE.
There is no other modern horror TV series with a more recognizable theme song than Bear McCreary’s The Walking Dead. – Mandatory
Bear McCreary’s iconic The Walking Dead series score and theme is inseparable from the long-running show on AMC! Now in its 10th Season, with an 11th Season confirmed, fans just can’t get enough of this post-apocalyptic series. Released on 2xLP vinyl and CD via Lakeshore Records and Sparks & Shadows, the series soundtrack features cues from Seasons 1-8, handpicked by EMMY® Winner Bear McCreary himself! What is Halloween without a horde of zombies? Keep reading to access purchase links and more.
The themes to Lakeshore releases Stranger Things (Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, Netflix) and The Walking Dead (Bear McCreary, AMC) make Mandatory’s 10 Best Horror and TV Theme Songs list! As Stranger Things heads into Season 3 and The Walking Dead is now airing Season 9, the themes to these critically-acclaimed series are must-haves for the complete horror soundtrack collection. The infectious Stranger Things and The Walking Dead themes are in good company with the curated list of iconic and classic themes from John Carpenter’s Halloween, to Bernard Herrman’s Psycho to Mike Oldfield’s The Exorcist, and more! See the full list at Mandatory. Did all your favorite film and tv themes make this list? Let us know what you think below!
The [Stranger Things] theme song draws back to its roots with a synth-heavy, vintage sound that brings to mind John Carpenter.
There is no other modern horror TV series with a more recognizable theme song than Bear McCreary’s The Walking Dead.
McCreary is known for his out-of-the-box techniques to create the perfect sonic palette for the score. – Behind The Audio
Another masterful piece of work and well worth a listen and then another listen and then another. – Andy Whitaker, SFcrowsnest
In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we take a look at Bear McCreary’s score to Revolt, directed by Joe Miale. The scifi film starring Lee Pace and Berenice Marlohe was the perfect vehicle for Bear to collaborate and experiment with the director on creating a unique soundscape. Check out the behind-the-scenes video below which offer more detail about the making of the score to this all-out battle between humans and machine.
Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Listen]
To experience the score in context, REVOLT is now streaming on Netflix! (Also, if you access the trailer on Netflix, you can hear Bear’s score as the trailer music.)
And if you’re a follower of Bear’s compositions, AMC’s The Walking Dead is now in its ninth season, and you can catch the next episode Sundays at 9/8c on AMC!