“On any given episode I may have to conjure up anywhere from one to five songs in a menagerie of styles. I can work on anything from a prog rock tune to a jazz number to a ’90s inspired dub rock song to an Irish punk rock tune in the style of the Pogues and Dropkick Murphy’s.” -Brendan McCreary
Songwriters blog Build The Song recently interviewed Brendan McCreary, songwriter and song producer for Defiance, the wildly popular TV series–in its third season–which airs Friday nights at 8/7c on Syfy (check local listings). Brendan addresses writer’s block (if there’s such a thing) and his diverse musical influences. This is a fun read for all Defiance fans who want to get inside the mind of the man who writes all those cool songs. The Songs of Defiance Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) is out now via Lakeshore Records. See below for more album details. Read the full interview with Brendan McCreary at Build The Song!
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Defiance Song Writer Brendan McCreary And Olivia Pucci’s Vocals Delivers An Inter-Species Ballad Unlike No Other
Lakeshore Records is very pleased to release “Lonely Light,” a track from the Songs Of Defiance Season 2 soundtrack. Written by the show’s song writer, Brendan McCreary, this song is just one of many from the album which feature inter-species lyrics. Watch the “Lonely Light” lyric video below, exclusively at DailyMotion.com! Defiance Season 3 airs on Friday nights at 8/7c on Syfy.
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Are you ready for Defiance Season 3? All of Defiance World fandom is prepping for the premiere tonight at 8/7c on Syfy (check local listings), and here’s how you can be a part of the action: join the chatter on Twitter via the Live Tweet event! All the “vofans” will be Tweeting away tonight, and expect to see some of the cast and crew mingling! Go to the Hellbugs fan Tumblr for more details. Don’t forget to check into the #Defiance Twitter stream by tagging us via @LakeshoreRecs and say hello! Need to catch up on Defiance? See below for show and soundtrack links.
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‘Defiance’ Executive Producers Kevin Murphy, Paul Leonard, Composer Bear McCreary And Song Writer/Producer Brendan McCreary Head Up Q&A Prior To A First Listen Of The New Album
On May 19, together with RemixNoise, Lakeshore Records in cooperation with NBC and the SyFy Channel hosted an album listening party in Hollywood to celebrate the release of Songs Of Defiance Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack).
Honored guests included songwriter Brendan McCreary, show composer Bear McCreary, series executive producers Kevin Murphy and Paul Leonard, and vocalists Raya Yarbrough and Olivia Pucci. Joining in the festivities were writers, directors, musicians and friends of the Defiance team who filled up The Record Parlour in Hollywood.
The evening featured live performances of songs from the album featuring both Bear McCreary and Brendan McCreary, and vocalists Raya Yarbrough and Olivia Pucci. Thanks to all the Defiance friends and family who came out in support of this incredible soundtrack! See photos from the album listening party below and stay tuned for the next event!
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Syfy’s Hit Series ‘Defiance’ Series Gets An Album Release Ahead Of Its Season 3 Premiere
Lakeshore Records is very pleased to release Defiance Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) available now digitally! The album features a mix of original songs and hit songs covered in the style of the various species co-existing in the town of Defiance. The soundtrack spotlights the work of Brendan McCreary (of Young Beautiful in a Hurry). Featured vocals by various artists include Fyfe Monroe, Raya Yarbrough, Olivia Pucci and more. The album also features the track, “Across The Storm Divide” by GRAMMY®-nominated recording artist Trace Adkins. See below for more album details.
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