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The King: Nicholas Britell On His First Time Collaboration With David Michod | Deadline

Rooting his score in beautifully melancholic strings, playing at the bottom of their register, Britell incorporated brass, an “old analog synth,” prepared piano, digitally manipulated percussion, as well as the Trinity Boys Choir to capture “the sadness and darkness” of King Henry V’s world, with a score that felt timeless and appropriate for the tragic hero. – Matt Grobar, Deadline

Two-time Academy Award®-nominated Composer Nicholas Britell talks to Deadline about crafting his “most somber score yet” for Netflix’s The King, an original film now available on the platform.  His collaboration with critically-acclaimed Australian Director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom, War Machine, The Rover), brings the historical drama about Henry V (played by Timothee Chalamet) to life.  Read the full interview now at Deadline.

What are your favorite Nicholas Britell scores?  Listen to a preview of The King – Original Score From The Netflix Film below.

 

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The King: Nicholas Britell On Finding The Emotional Core Of His Score | Variety

For his latest score, Britell worked with director David Michôd to create the sounds of the 15th century for “The King.” Rather than stay faithful to that time period, Britell approached it with, “something that felt timeless in the sense that it could represent any time period.” – Jazz Tangcay, Variety

It is likely as a film music fan you’ve already been enchanted by Nicholas Britell’s score to The King, now on Netflix.  The Netflix original film stars Timothee Chalamet (Lady Bird) and Robert Pattinson (The Rover).  In this interview over at Variety, the Academy Award-nominated composer pulls back the curtain on how he found the emotional core of the gorgeous, timeless score.  Have you had a chance to listen to the full score?

 

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New Soundtrack: Listen To Nicholas Britell’s Score To Netflix’s ‘The King’

The incredible music heard in the period drama comes courtesy of Britell, who is a powerhouse in the film industry. He’s the man that has been nominated for Oscars for his two collaborations with filmmaker Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” – Charles Barfield, The Playlist

Lakeshore Records is thrilled to release the score to Netflix’s The King, by Academy Award®-nominated Composer Nicholas Britell!  The new film starring Timothée Chalamet premieres November 1 on Netflix.  The Playlist originally premiered the track, “Hymn Mvmt 3: Elegy”, but you can listen to the full album, The King (Original Score From The Netflix Film), now on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and all major music services worldwide. 

Keep reading for album purchase links and more on the highly-anticipated film directed by David Michôd (War Machine, Animal Kingdon, The Rover).

“I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to work with Nicholas Britell. I wanted The King’s score to be rich and classic and full, but also unusual, otherworldly. Nick’s talent, deep musical knowledge and especially his unique voice, made him the perfect fit.” – David Michôd

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‘War Machine’ Soundtrack: In Depth Review Of Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Score | The Quietus

War Machine: Score by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - out on Lakeshore Records

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 Roedeliusis out now on all major digital outlets and on CD.

SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE NOW: [iTunes][pre-order CD]

Plan B Entertainment presents WAR MACHINE, now streaming exclusively on Netflix!

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War Machine Soundtrack: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis Score Review | Cut Print Film

War Machine: Score by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - out on Lakeshore Records

Charged with capturing the film’s satirical edge and its dramatic undertones, Cave & Ellis deliver a stunning collection of ambient electronic music unlike anything they’ve recorded before. – Patrick Phillips, Cut Print Film 

 

On the heels of their recent 100% Album Excellence review, duo Nick Cave & Warren Ellis‘ stunning score to War Machine gets a comprehensive review by Patrick Phillips at Cut Print Film — read the full story here.  

The absurdist war movie features an ensemble cast: Brad Pitt (Burn After Reading, Inglourious Basterds), Topher Grace (“That ’70s Show”, Ocean’s Twelve), Tilda Swinton (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom), Emory Cohen (CriminalBrooklyn), Anthony Michael Hall (Foxcatcher, The Breakfast Club), Academy Award® Winner Ben Kingsley (War, Inc.Walking With The Enemy) and more!  Directed by The Rover and Animal Kingdom’s David Michôd, the production debuted last week on Netflix, and you can stream it now, here.  Have you listened to the soundtrack yet?

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Stream]

Plan B Entertainment presents WAR MACHINE, now streaming on Netflix.


 

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