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!
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).
“Bolstered by a score from composer Emile Mosseri, whose stirring pieces add depth to moments” – Pitchfork
It’s been said The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a love story to a city and a love story between a man and a house. Whichever way you interpret it, the folks at Pitchfork are in love with Emile Mosseri’s film score. Check out their interview with the film’s director, Joe Talbot now at Pitchfork!
Talbot talks about how he and Jimmie Fails (who also stars in the film) met as kids in San Francisco and his long-time “obsession” with music. “Music is the only thing that I think I love more than movies,” said Talbot.
If you haven’t had a chance to see A24’s The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the film is now playing in additional theaters near you as of last weekend.
Coming June 7 is Emile Mosseri’s critically-acclaimed score to the highly-anticipated A24 film, The Last Black Man in San Francisco! The soundtrack is available to pre-order now, which comes with the instant-grat track, a gorgeous cover of “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)” by Emile Mosseri, Joe Talbot, Daniel Herskedal and features famed San Francisco vocalist Mike Marshall best know for his vocal hook on the hit song, “I Got Five On It” by Luniz.
“[This new] ‘San Francisco’ [rendition] is now the emotional centerpiece of the recent ‘Last Black Man’ trailer and will probably carve its way into your brain forever. You’re welcome.” – The Playlist
Directed by Joe Talbot and starring Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold, and Danny Glover, The Last Black Man In San Francisco is Winner of the Sundance Best Director and Special Jury Awards.
A24 presents THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO, in theaters June 7.