Andy McCluskey (OMD), Rob Kroehler (Ladylike), Jack Antonoff (fun.) And Andrew Dost (fun.) Make A Formidable Synthpop Group For ‘The D Train’
Filled with nuggets of drippy ’80s-inspired synth and plenty of mystery, the soundtrack seems to be just the beginning of Dost’s career in composing. –Music Times
Available now digitally via Lakeshore Records is The D Train (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring a synth-driven score by Andrew Dost of the GRAMMY®-winning band, fun., and music by various artists curated by Randall Poster, the music supervisor on Academy Award®-winning films Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel! Watch the new lyric video for “A Million Stars,” the end title song from The D Train (see video below). Starring Jack Black (Bernie, Nacho Libre) and James Marsden (Unfinished Business, X-Men: Days of Future Past), The D Train makes its theatrical premiere on May 8!
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Jack Black And James Marsden High School Reunion Comedy Gets The ’80s-Inspired Synth Score Treatment
The multi-instrumentalist and composer is on a roll now with three movie scores under his belt, including The D Train, which opens in theaters May 8.
“Scoring films has always been kind of my goal,” says Dost, whose recent projects also include the HBO documentary It’s Me, Hilary, about author-illustrator Hilary Knight, and the unreleased independent film Me Him Her. Read the interview at Billboard.
Lakeshore Records will release The D Train (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) — available digitally on May 5. The soundtrack features score by Andrew Dost (fun.), the end titles song, “A Million Stars” and ’80s hits by various artists. Pre-order the album now to receive it as soon as it’s released. See below for details. The D Train opens in theaters on May 8 (check show times).
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‘The D Train’ Composer Andrew Dost And fun. Bandmate Jack Antonoff, Rob Kroehler (Of Ladylike) With Vocals By Andy McCluskey (Of OMD) Take Us Back To High School
In IFC Films’ The D Train, Jack Black plays a man obsessed with getting a popular, former classmate (James Marsden) to come home for their high school reunion. It’s only appropriate that the soundtrack for this dark comedy—which co-stars Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambor—should remind listeners of the scores for John Hughes’ classic high school movies. –Under The Radar
Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack to The D Train, available digitally on May 5. The soundtrack features score by Andrew Dost of the band fun. plus music by various artists. Written and directed by Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul, The D Train movie stars Jack Black (Bernie, Tropic Thunder) and James Marsden (Unfinished Business, X-Men: Days of Future Past) — opening in theaters nationwide on May 8 via IFC Films. See below for more album details including the link to hear the new single, “A Million Stars,” available April 28 on iTunes.
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