Premiering today at ComingSoon.netis a first look at the forthcoming vinyl release of True History of the Kelly Gang (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring score by Jed Kurzel (Slow West, The Babadook)! Lakeshore Records released the digital album in January and in just a short couple of months, the vinyl will also be available.
The film helmed by his brother, award-winning Director Justin Kurzel (Assassin’s Creed,MacBeth, Snowtown) is expected to open in select theaters stateside and on digital platforms starting April 24. Keep reading for more album details.
“Justin Kurzel’s new film adaptation depicts the robber, raider, cop-killer, and general hellraiser in all the outlaw glory that posterity has assigned him. Kurzel’s prismatic view of Kelly’s life and times goes to gnarlier and more vivid places than superficially similar period pieces.” – The Playlist
Readers of this blog who have become acquainted with Director Justin Kurzel (Slow West, Macbeth) and his brother Composer Jed Kurzel (Slow West) will be happy to get their hands on their recent film score collaboration for True History of the Kelly Gang! Lakeshore Records has released the soundtrack to Jed Kurzel’s score, available now digitally worldwide. See album listening links and more below. The Awgie Award winner has opened in Australian theaters and is coming to UK and Ireland cinemas on February 28. Stay tuned for the US theatrical release date!
Adapted from the novel by Peter Carey, True History of the Kelly Gang stars George MacKay, Russell Crowe, Nicholas Hoult, Essie Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, and Charlie Hunnam.
RELATED: Lakeshore released Jed Kurzel’s score to Slow West.
John Maclean and Jed Kurzel’s Collaboration Makes The Old West New Again
The new Western starring Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee as a pair of unlikely companions traveling out West in each other’s company. FIRST and foremost, this is a terrific Western and a fantastic feature film. –Ain’t It Cool
If there’s one thing you will learn about composer Jed Kurzel, whose latest score on Slow West — which just about makes anybody fall in love with the western genre all over again — is that you don’t want to put him in a box. As a musician-turned-composer, his next role will be that of a director in Ivan Lendl Never Learnt To Volley, with brother Justin Kurzel (Macbeth) producing! The comedy is based on the brothers’ own childhood as state-level tennis players. Director John Maclean, a musician-turned director (formerly of The Beta Band), collaborated with Kurzel to produce the “stripped down, and lyrical score.” Check out the score available now on Slow West (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) viaLakeshore Records. Slow West is now playing in theaters and on VOD (rent it on iTunes)! View film stills and get a taste of the “Old West” from the audio preview below.