Lakeshore Records has released Our Friend—Original Motion Picture Soundtrackfeaturing a uniquely orchestrated score by Rob Simonsen (The Age of Adaline, Love Simon). Created with the help of the London Contemporary Orchestra, the score explores themes of life, love, and friendship in unexpected and impressionistic ways mixing sublime orchestrations with acoustic flourishes. See the album purchase and streaming links, tracklist, and player below.
The Black Bear Pictures and Scott Free Productions film directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite based on the National Magazine Award-winning story by Matthew Teague and starring Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson, and Casey Affleck is in theaters and On Demand now in the U.S., Canada, and select international territories.
This week for Free Music Fridays, Lakeshore Records goes back to the 2012 release of Seeking A Friend For The End of the World – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack! See the track list and album preview below. The first 100 people to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line, “Seeking A Friend” will get a free download code for the album! Hurry: first come, first served or through Thursday at 12 noon PDT! Enjoy!
For the month of June, cities across the country have been celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month. In commemoration of the Stonewall uprising 50th anniversary (New York Times), we take a look back at some classic and current soundtracks released over the years by Lakeshore Records. We start of this list appropriately with Rob Simonsen’s score to Stonewall, the 2015 film directed by Roland Emmerich. Keep reading to see our list of award-winning and acclaimed scores to LGBTQ films and tv shows.
Some of you may have heard of a certain film opening this weekend in which Brie Larson has a starring role. Whether you plan to watch Captain Marvel or not, we have a few other fine Brie Larson films we’d like to recommend as a primer. And, if you’re already a fan, then you already know that her 2016 Academy Award-winning role in the powerful and moving Room (score by Stephen Rennicks) is a classic, along with one of her earlier films, The Spectacular Now (score by Rob Simonsen). Most recently, she co-starred in the comedic shoot-out fest, Free Fire (score by Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury). Intrigued? Keep reading.
Greg Berlanti’s groundbreaking gay romcom is an exuberant gift, a John Hughes movie for audiences who just got woke and the first mainstream studio release to put a closeted teen front and center. – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
[“Simon and Blue” is] an uplifting, ‘80s-tinted synth sound – Austin Trunick, Under The Radar
Love, Simon, the exuberant coming-of-age story that has captivated audiences and critics alike comes to Digital HD, 4K and more. Set to be a classic, the Rob Simonsen-scored movie stars Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel! Co-stars Nick Robinson and Keiynan Lonsdale received a “Best Kiss” nomination at this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards, to be held on June 18, so tune in! If the score is any indication of all the feels you might come to expect from this sweet comedy, then you’ll know it’s a solid film to add to your VOD library!