“The upbeat song brightens the wistful multigenerational saga” – Forbes
If you’ve been watching the sweep drama, Pachinko on Apple TV+, then you should be familiar with the opening title sequence in which the cast is dancing exuberantly to The Grass Roots’ cover of the classic song, “Let’s Live For Today.” For the season finale, a pop pansori version of the song performed by LEENALCHI plays instead, and you can hear the full version now on all digital music services via Lakeshore Records! Links below.
LEENALCHI’s cover of “Let’s Live For Today” originally premiered at Forbes in which producer Soo Hugh explains her choice for placing this version of the song in the season final. “I wanted this to be a celebration of Korean resilience and pride. And in thinking of who could do a cover of a song we all loved so much, the only ones who I knew could do it was Leenalchi.” Read the full story at Forbes.
“Pachinko is technically impressive on all levels — it’s visually stunning, with a knockout score by Nico Muhl.” – Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone
Nico Muhly’s stunning score to Apple TV+’s highly-anticipated series, Pachinko, is available now exclusively on Apple Music! View full album details below. Read our previous post to learn more about composer Nico Muhly.
Based on the eponymous New York Times best seller by Min Jin Lee, Pachinko is a sweeping saga which chronicles the hopes and dreams of a Korean immigrant family across four generations as they leave their homeland in an indomitable quest to survive and thrive.
Pachinko stars Academy Award®-winner Yuh-Jung Youn, Lee Minho, Jin Ha, and Minha Kim, Pachinko now streaming, only on Apple TV+
Lakeshore Records is set to release Pachinko—Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack featuring music by Nico Muhly (Kill Your Darlings, “Howards End”), digitally March 25. The evocative score showcases electronic and acoustic instrumentation that provide a vivid backdrop to the international dramatic series which will be told in three languages—Korean, Japanese and English. We are privileged to premiere an exclusive track for “Hansu Sees Sunja”:
Keep reading to view the album track list, pre-save link and film trailer.
Written and executive produced by Soo Hugh and starring Academy Award-winning actress Yuh-Jung Youn premieres on Apple TV+ March 25.