Marcelo Zarvos’ score to Dark Waters debuts on all major digital music services worldwide! Check out this Q&A with Marcelo in which he sheds light on his collaboration with Academy Award®-nominated Director Todd Haynes — himself no stranger to working on music-centric films [see his Academy Award®-nominated Velvet Goldmine (1998) and I’m Not There (2007) movies]. “Todd’s approach to music in film is so complex and sophisticated,” says Zarvos. Read the full Q&A at Focus Features online. Dark Waters – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is out now digtially on Lakeshore Records. See album links and more below.
Based on a 2016 New York Times Magazine article, Todd Haynes’ Dark Waters thriller stars Mark Ruffalo as Rob Bilott, a corporate defense attorney who flipped sides to take on DuPont for dumping toxic waste in West Virginia.
“A David-vs.-Goliath legal thriller for our times.” – Rolling Stone
Ahead of the theatrical release of Todd Hayne’s forthcoming film, Dark Waters, listen to the end credits track by EMMY®-nominated Composer Marcelo Zarvos (Fences, Wonder, Reaching For The Moon, The Words) now exclusively at Slash Film! Lakeshore Records will release Dark Waters – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on Friday, November 22! See the full album tracklist, the pre-save link and more below.
Even in the film’s darkest moments, Todd Haynes and I wanted to make sure we never forget the real human cost of what happened in West Virginia. And I believe we managed to achieve that in this score, to keep the film grounded in human emotion at all times, while being faced with some of the darkest and most disturbing facts that affect literally 99% percent of human beings all over our planet.” – Marcelo Zarvos
The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Composer Roundtable is back, featuring acclaimed composers Carter Burwell (Wonderstruck; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Michael Giacchino (Coco, War for the Planet of the Apes), Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water, Suburbicon), Philip Glass (Jane), Daniel Pemberton (Molly’s Game, All the Money in the World) and Tamar-kali (Mudbound), who tackle the temp score, collaborations with directors, diversity in the film score world and more. Watch the full video below.
Have you listened to Carter Burwell’s Wonderstruck score?
Some favorite tracks include the silent movie dramatic flare of Daughter of the Storm, the tragic tones of Ben Robbed and the various tracks in the museum, such as The Museum Beckons, Wolves, Dioramas and Museum Pursuits. – Melissa Minners, G-pop.net
In the latest review of the Wonderstruck soundtrack featuring score by Carter Burwell, G-pop picks out some favorite tracks on the album while explaining the use of the score in two very different timelines in the film: the ’20s and the ’70s. What is your favorite track in the album? Read the full review at G-pop.net.
Fans of Carter Burwell’s score to Todd Haynes magical film, Wonderstruck, will be pleased to know the soundtrack will be coming to vinyl via Lakeshore Records! Modern Vinyl premiered the vinyl artwork in all its glory (see here). The vinyl release will also include bonus tracks:
– All the Way Down by Esther Phillips
– Evening Star by Brian Eno & Robert Fripp
– Also Sprach Zarathustra by Deodato
– David Bowie’s Space Oddity by The Langley School Project