For St. Patrick’s Day, celebrate Irish American culture and heritage with the Academy Award® Best Picture Nominee, Brooklyn, starring Saoirse Ronan!The soundtrack features the acclaimed score by Michael Brook, Canadian Grammy®– and Golden Globe®-nominated composer, plus hear some traditional Irish music and some classic ’50s American tunes on the Various Artists album. Watch our Brooklyn Playlist below and get a taste of a great Irish American story.
But aside from its lead and thoughtful direction, the movie’s ace-in-the-hole might be its lovely, plaintive music by composer Michael Brook – Rodrigo Perez, Indiewire
Fully lyrical with tasteful Irish-appropriate inflections, the score starts as it means to go on with the tender “Opening Titles”: a violin (performed by Brook’s wife) immediately establishes the Irish connection, accompanied by a wash of strings, a gentle piano melody, clarinet and mandolin. It conveys the essence of Eilis’ journey in a nutshell. – mfiles
Brooklyn, Academy Award® nominated- and BAFTA winning-film is now available on Blu-ray/DVD. Add this film to your Oscars movies collection, including the soundtrack featuring score by Golden Globe®- and Grammy®-nominated composer Michael Brook. Read further to preview the album and more!
Lakeshore Records congratulates Brooklyn on its Outstanding British Film Award win at the 69th British Film Academy Awards (aka The BAFTAs)! BROOKLYN is also a Golden Globe® and Academy Awards® nominee, featuring score by Grammy®-nominated composer Michael Brook — proudly released by Lakeshore Records!
See Director John Crowley’s acceptance speech below. The EE British Film Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Royal Opera House in London on February 14. Read the full list at BAFTA.org.
FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES presents BROOKLYN, available on Digital HD Download on February 23.
For fans who simply can’t get enough of Golden Globes-nominated film Brooklyn, the soundtrack is now available to stream on Spotify! Featuring an unforgettable score by Grammy-nominated composer Michael Brook, this soundtrack makes a great addition to your acclaimed film music collection! Own or stream Brooklyn (Original Motion Picture Score) out now on Lakeshore Records. Brooklyn is also an Academy Award contender. Tune in February 28th on ABC to watch the 88th Academy Awards!
Brooklyn, the critically acclaimed new film starring Saoirse Ronan, features an evocative soundtrack that recreates the pre-rock and roll ambiance of 1950’s Ireland and the United States.
But Irish emigrants will be especially moved by the acappella version of the Irish folk song ‘Casadh an tSugain’ sung by Iarla Ó Lionáird at a key point in the film. – IrishCentral
Lakeshore Records will release Brooklyn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), out on December 4 and CD on December 12. The album features recordings of Irish classics including “My Wild Irish Rose,” “Castle Finn” and “Boolavogue.” Hear the world premiere of the track, “Casadh an tSugain” exclusively at IrishCentral. Read further for more album details. Also available and out now: Brooklyn (Original Motion Picture Score), featuring original music by Golden Globe®- and Grammy®-nominated composer Michael Brook (The Fighter, Into The Wild).