Burn After Reading enters its 15th year in the expansive filmography of Joel and Ethan Coen. And, it’s hard to imagine a Coen Brothers film without a score by Carter Burwell!Burn After Reading (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) was also released this month 15 years ago on Lakeshore Records (see below for listening links). If you’ve yet to experience the dark comedy/spy movie that is Burn After Reading, you’ll also appreciate the treasure trove of an ensemble cast: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Richard Jenkins, and J.K. Simmons–need we say more? You’ll wonder how you missed this gem of a film. Take a stroll down memory lane now on Max.com.
“Riotously funny and terrifically well-wrought, a unique genre hybrid in which all the pieces fit perfectly.” – The Atlantic
“After the portentous ‘No Country for Old Men,’ Joel and Ethan Coen return to their trademark brand of cruel, misanthropic farce, and for dark laughs and hurtling narrative momentum this spy caper is their best work since “Fargo.” – Chicago Reader
This week, we revisit Nick Cave and Warren Ellis‘ War Machine score! The Netflix original film first premiered on the platform in 2017, starring Brad Pitt, Topher Grace, and Emory Cohen. Film music critics and fans alike shared their universal adoration for the score upon its release on Lakeshore and Invada Records. See our previous announcement about the two vinyl variants here.
This week, Lakeshore Records is pleased to present the long-awaited War Machine soundtrack vinyl featuring the score of Nick Cave & Warren Ellis! And, The Jack Black Polka Band keeps the smiles going on CD format for The Polka King soundtrack! Keep reading for buy links and more.
Nineteen precise excursions into the world of modern audio creativity. Cool, inventive cuts include “Ah America,” “The Civilian Executive,” “Jeanie,” “Mariah,” and “War Machine.” Top pick.
Review site babysue selects Nick Cave & Warren Ellis‘ War Machine score as a Top Pick for September! If you missed our previous posts about the composer duo’s work on the Brad Pitt absurdist drama, preview the album below. See the full list at babysue.
The soundtrack, from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, is quite possibly a classic – The Quietus
Find out why critics love Nick Cave and Warren Ellis‘ score to War Machine, in the latest review at The Quietus. Brendan Telford goes in depth with the album tracks, highlighting the composer duo’s talent for extraordinary compositions,
Together with Invada Records, Lakeshore Records released the soundtrack, which also includes four tracks by electronic/kraut-rock innovator Roedelius — is out now on all major digital outlets and on CD.