The British composer creates unnervingly hypnotic soundscapes utilizing electronic minimalism and twisted orchestral accompaniment to create ominous backdrops to the sci-fi thriller. – Bloody Disgusting
From the visionary mind of writer/director Brandon Cronenberg, POSSESSOR is an arresting sci-fi thriller about elite, corporate assassin Tasya Vos. Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack featuring score by Jim Williams (Raw, Kill List) digitally on October 2. See the pre-order/pre-save, track list and movie trailer below.
Possessor stars Andrea Riseborough (Mandy, Oblivion), Christopher Abbott (“Catch-22“, It Comes At Night), Rossif Sutherland (“The Expanse“, “Flashpoint“), Tuppence Middleton (“Sense8“, The Imitation Game), with Sean Bean (“The Frankenstein Chronicles“, “Game of Thrones”), and Jennifer Jason Leigh (Annihilation, The Hateful Eight).
Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow have done it again: their collaboration with another Alex Garland film has earned them numerous accolades for their Annihilation score and the latest comes from Soundtrack Geek, who grants them the coveted 100% review rating! Have you seen the film in theaters and listened to their brilliant, visceral score?
Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow are two essential contributors to the film’s spellbinding quality. – PopMatters
Now that Alex Garland’s critically-acclaimed Annihilation film is out on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital, PopMatters shares this recent interview with composers Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow, first touching on the cinematic experience of the film, and diving into their collaboration with Director Alex Garland on the score’s placement in the film.
Annihilations fans, take note and rewatch the movie now on your favorite digital streaming platforms or own the DVD! The soundtrack is released by Lakeshore and Invada Records and available now on all digital music services, on CD and coming soon to vinyl!
If you did not have a chance to see Alex Garland’s critically-acclaimed Annihilation film in theaters, the much-talked about sci-fi movie starring Natalie Portman is now available on Digital (get it on iTunes)! The composers of the film, Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow, recently announced the forthcoming release of the vinyl album, as well as a CD, so stay tuned for that as well!
It’s a truly stunning piece of work, Garland’s visuals intertwined with that score, which was the product of Ben Salisbury and Portishead’s Geoff Barrow. – Stereogum
Haunting score – Rolling Stone
Absorbing and hypnotic, Annihilation is the best kind of sci-fi film – the kind that challenges and subverts the genre, all the while introducing new ideas that you’ll see in films to come. – Wenlei Ma, News.com.au
And the film’s climactic scene features some of the most jaw-dropping sound art in recent memory. It appears on Annihilation (Music from the Motion Picture) in its full twelve-minute form. – Ryan Masteller, Tiny Mix Tape
The latest Annihilation soundtrack review is brought to us by Tiny Mix Tape, where they highlight several cues from the score by Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow with context from their experience seeing the film on the big screen. If you haven’t seen the movie or listened to the album, you’ll really want to now. Have you gone out to see the Alex Garland film yet?