Lakeshore Records congratulates soundtrack partner Marriage Story on the Academy Award® win for Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern)! The critically-acclaimed Noah Baumbach film (The Meyerowitz Stories, The Squid and the Whale) has won 115 awards including Golden Globes, BAFTA, Film Independent Spirit (aka Indie Spirit Awards), the Gotham Awards, and received 222 nominations. Additional highlights include AFI naming Marriage Story the Movie of the Year and the Indie Spirit Awards bestowed the Robert Altman Award, presented to the ensemble cast, director and casting director of a film.
For the film’s composer, Randy Newman, 22-time Academy Award Nominee and 2-time Oscar Winner, he was named Composer of the Year at the Hollywood Film Awards. In addition to his Academy Award Best Score nomination, he won Best Score at the New York Film Critics Association and dozens of nominations from the Golden Globes, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Hollywood Music In Media Awards and more. See below for album listening links and more.
The 20-time nominee, 75, has won two Academy Awards for best original song and is a strong contender for both best original song and score nominations at the upcoming Oscars. – Melinda Newman, Billboard
Lakeshore Records has had the privilege of releasing the soundtracks to the last two Randy Newman – Noah Baumbach collaborations [Marriage Story, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)]! Check out this new interview now at Billboard, in which legendary composer Randy Newman shares the challenges of setting the tone for the score to Marriage Story.
This didn’t scare me; I knew I could do it, but it’s the first thing you hear and it is important. I was worried about, “Should this be an oboe or a flute?” Things you usually worry about.
Let Randy Newman’s score gently break your heart – Vanity Fair
The “Marriage Story” score runs alongside less than a quarter of the film’s two-hour running time, but when it’s there, it couldn’t be more prominent, as Baumbach begins the film with a lengthy overture of sorts under a long voiceover/montage sequence, then turns it up between dialogue scenes. – Variety
Randy Newman’s critically-acclaimed Marriage Storyscore makes its worldwide digital debut on Lakeshore Records! Randy just received a Best Score nomination from the Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA), and won Composer of the Year at this year’s Hollywood Film Awards! The vinyl edition of the soundtrack is coming next month, so stay tuned.
Noah Baumbach’s highly-anticipated Marriage Story film, starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, made its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival where it received a Best Film Nomination. The movie won Best Film at San Diego International Film Festival stateside. Marriage Story is now playing in select theaters and coming to Netflix on December 6! See album links and more below.
It’s the first time Newman has ever done a solo piano score, and one wonders why the hell it’s not happened before this, as it is, frankly, a goddamn delight. – Modern Vinyl
With plenty of nostalgic music by the one and only Randy Newman, it’s easy to get the sense that The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is also a love letter to a past that’s disappearing by the day. – Consequence of Sound
On the eve of the Marriage Story soundtrack release, we take a look at Randy Newman’s previous score and collaboration with Director Noah Baumbach on Lakeshore Records: 2017’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)! The album features the unforgettable piano score by the legendary composer. Read the full review at Modern Vinyl . Are you a fan of the Newman-Baumbach collaborations?
See links below to listen to Randy Newman’s The Meyerowitz Stories score below and watch the film now on Netflix.
As announced this morning via Netflix, the forthcoming Marriage Story score by 20-time Academy Award® nominee, two-time Academy Award® winner and music Legend Randy Newman will come to vinyl next month! The digital album will arrive Friday, November 8 on Lakeshore Records, but you can also pre-order the vinyl (expected December 6) through the webshop now. Keep reading for purchase links and more details on the vinyl album!
Leave it to @RandyNewman to make divorce sound this beautiful.