Emile Mosseri’s score to The Last Black Man in San Francisco is one of the most critically-acclaimed film scores of the year! As we head into the year’s end, Lakeshore Records invites you to experience Emile’s “exuberant and poetic” (NPR) composition in context with the film. In collaboration with the film’s director Joe Talbot, Emile shares how he rose to the occasion to deliver a score which “shares the pulse of the film” (Under The Radar).
For your consideration, watch the brand new video interview to get an intimate portrait of his masterful collaboration with the film’s director, Joe Talbot. See critic reviews at the jump.
This unique and heartfelt score composed by Emile Mosseri is unlike anything else I’ve heard this year. It’s a nod toward traditional pencil and paper small ensemble scoring that doesn’t reek of a computer’s influence. – ScoreKeeper, Birth.Movies.Death
With the release of The Last Black Man in San Francisco soundtrack on vinyl and DVD, our resident vinyl guru Tony Giles had a chance to catch up with the film’s composer, Emile Mosseri! Sit back and take in this intimate interview now at Birth.Movies.Death about the score that critics have heralded as one of the year’s best!
If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to join us for The Last Black Man in San Francisco vinyl release celebration at Amoeba San Francisco! The film’s composer Emile Mosseri, Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails will be on hand to sign your soundtrack vinyl, DVD and Blu-ray purchases! Be sure to buy your vinyl, DVD or Blu-ray at the store to get into the signing line, so arrive early. Details below.
“Haunting, elegiac story“ – New York Times
“A 21st century riff on the iconic music that Philip Glass wrote for ‘Koyaanisqatsi’.” – IndieWire
The Last Black Man in San Francisco — Original Motion Picture Soundtrackvinyl releases October 18 on Lakeshore Records.
One of the most celebrated films of the year, The Last Black Man in San Francisco comes to Blu-ray and DVD format! Own the film that the New York Times calls a “haunting, elegiac story“ featuring a score by Emile Mosseri that IndieWire says sounds like “a 21st century riff on the iconic music that Philip Glass wrote for “Koyaanisqatsi”. The album also features a cover of the classic, “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)”, the “emotional centerpiece” (The Playlist), composed by Mosseri, Joe Talbot and Daniel Herskedal, vocals by Mike Marshall and Daniel Herskedal on tuba. The soundtrack is available now on Digital and coming to vinyl on Lakeshore Records!
The sweet sounds of The Last Black Man in San Francisco‘s enchanting soundtrack are coming to vinyl. – Joey Nolfi, Entertainment Weekly
Lakeshore Records is thrilled to present the soundtrack to The Last Black Man in San Francisco is coming to vinyl this October, featuring score by Emile Mosseri (The Dig band, “Random Acts of Flyness”, How to Tell You’re A Douchebag)! The album also features the pop classic, “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)” performed by Mike Marshall (Timex Social Club). See the album artwork premiere now at Entertainment Weekly. Keep reading to listen to the album and more.
A24 presents THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO, available now on Digital (get it here).