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Dave Eggar/Amy Lee/Chuck Palmer Blind
1-Feb-2018 - Lakeshore Records has digitally released Blind with a score by Dave Eggar, Amy Lee and Chuck Palmer. It's the story of a long-ago car crash that killed his wife and left him unable to see still exacts an emotional toll on Bill Oakland (Alec Baldwin). He was a hugely successful novelist, but stopped writing after the accident. Suzanne Dutchman (Demi Moore) is found guilty by association when her husband is indicted for insider trading. She is sentenced to three years community service and assigned to help Bill. Their worlds intertwine and a passionate love affair ensues. Then Suzanne’s husband is unexpectedly acquitted and she is forced to choose between the man she loves and the man she married.
Jeff Beal's The Long Road home
30-Jan-2018 - Varèse Sarabande has released The Long Road Home digitally and as a limited edition CD. The album features original music composed by Emmy®-Award winning composer Jeff Beal (BOSTON, House of Cards). The story: on April 4, 2004, the First Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed in Sadr City, Baghdad-- a day that later came to be known as "Black Sunday." Based on Martha Raddatz’s best-selling book, The Long Road Home chronicles their heroic fight for survival, as well as their families' agonizing wait on the home front back in Texas. 
André Hossein's Shéhérazade
13-Jan-2018 - Disques CinéMusique presents Shéhérazade, the score of a story that takes place in a colorful, exotic setting inspired by the book The Thousand and One Nights. The story is centered on the forbidden love of Princess Shéhérazade for the Knight Renaud, who will be persecuted by both the jealous Caliph of Bagdad and his disloyal Grand Vizier. André Hossein’s symphonic score remains one of the major assets of Shéhérazade. Barclay released a few pieces at the time on a 45rpm EP, and an almost complete version on 33rpm LP. As was done for the music of George Garvarentz for Le rat d’Amérique, produced the same year, Barclay pressed a small number of copies of Shéhérazade's album in true stereo.
For more info and ordering, visit Disques CinéMusique.
Various artists The Polka King
12-Jan-2018 - Lakeshore Records in conjunction with ShivHans Pictures are gearing up for the release of The Polka Kinga collection of classic polka songs re-imagined by The Jack Black Polka Band featuring members of the iconic Jan Lewan Orchestra as well as other prominent players in the scene. Music supervisors Randall Poster and Meghan Currier brought the original players, Lewan’s original arranger Stephen Kaminsky and Grammy-winning producer Stewart Lerman together to re-record their songs with Black. The Polka King was written and directed by Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky. The album was produced by Stewart Lerman and Randall Poster, and executive produced by Wally Wolodarsky, Maya Forbes, Jack Black, Shivani Rawat, Monica Levinson and Meghan Currier.
Adam Taylor's Before I Fall
15-Dec-2017 - Lakeshore Records presents the digital release of Before I Fall. It's the story of Samantha Kingston, who seems to have it all: popularity, a loving boyfriend (Kian Lawley) and a seemingly perfect future. Everything changes in the blink of an eye when she dies in a car crash but then magically wakes up to find herself reliving the same day over and over again. As Samantha tries to untangle the mystery of a life derailed, she must also unravel the secrets of the people closest to her and discover how the power of a single day can make a difference. The score is by Adam Taylor, who is known for his subdued, emotional, and minimalistic scores.
Christopher Lennertz' A Bad Moms Christmas
14-Dec-2017 - Sony Music has announced the digital release of A Bad Moms Christmas, that follows three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn't hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their own mothers. By the end of the journey, our moms will redefine how to make the holidays special for all and discover a closer relationship with their mothers.The album features a compilation of music from the film including three songs especially written for the film by Christopher Lennertz.  
The Christmas surprises of Quartet Records
10-Dec-2017 - Quartet Records has a number of Christmas surprises, like a mammoth 2-CD set presenting for the first time ever Nino Rota’s complete original score for Federico Fellini’s masterpiece La Dolce Vita, the remastered, expanded edition of Jerry Goldsmith’s romantic noir score for the spy-drama The Russia House, the tenth anniversary of J.A. Bayona’s horror cult-classic The Orphanage with a newly recorded, complete edition of the score composed by Fernando Velázquez, a very special new edition of Burt Bacharach’s timeless classic soundtrack for the 1967 James Bond spoof Casino Royale to celebrate its 50th anniversary and the new score by Bruno Coulais for the animated film Drôles De Petites Bêtes.  
Gabriel Yared's Lisa
10-Dec-2017 - Caldera Records presents the score for the motion picture Lisa, featuring music by Gabriel Yared. The film tells the story of young filmmaker Sam who becomes obsessed with an unfinished 1939 picture entitled “Princess Marushka”. In fact, Sam’s fascination is not with the film, but with its lead actor Sylvain Marceau who had mysteriously disappeared during World War II. What happened to him? The music for “Lisa” was written by Academy Award winner Gabriel Yared. His large orchestral score was recorded at Abbey Road and is brimming with memorable, haunting themes and motifs. 
For more info and ordering, visit Music Box Records.
New from Quartet Records
1-Dec-2017 - Quartet Records presents a holiday treat: the premiere CD release of a long-awaited Christmas classic! We are all familiar with Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol—the tale of three ghosts who teach a miserly businessman the true meaning of Christmas. The 1984 version (which debuted on television in the US market) stars George C. Scott as Scrooge. 
Quartet Records and NRK Television present another holiday treat!—a 2-CD set featuring composer Henrik Skram’s original score to the 2016 acclaimed Norwegian TV series Snøfall (Snowfall), a fantasy Christmas tale about courage, friendship and the search for belonging.
For more info and ordening, visit Quartet Records.
Edwin Wendler's Christmas With A Capital C
26-Nov-2017 - Howlin’ Wolf Records presents Edwin Wendler’s score for Christmas With A Capital C. The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, the Illumni Men’s Chorale, and flutist Sandro Friedrich passionately perform Wendler’s wonderfully melodic music. Highlights include the lyrical “Journey to Trapper Falls,” the bouncy “Taking Action,” the gorgeous “Nativity,” the energetic “Christmas Cup,” and the lush “Gifts and Statues.” A beautiful, choral version of the main theme (“Joyful Hope”) appears as one of three bonus tracks. All orders include an extra booklet signed by Edwin Wendler.
For more info and ordering, visit Howlin' Wolf Records.
The Stephen King Soundtrack Collection
23-Nov-2017 - Varèse Sarabande has announced The Stephen King Soundtrack Collection as the newest limited edition box set release. In this set, they focus on a fearful foursome of Stephen King movies: two feature films and two television miniseries, each featuring very different but very potent scores. To add to the uniqueness of this box set they expanded the scores to James Newton Howard’s Dreamcatcher and W.G. ‘Snuffy’ Walden’s The Stand into 2-disc Deluxe Editions. Nicholas Pike’s The Shining is making its official commercial debut here with a 3-CD set with music separated by each night of the special event series. Tangerine Dream’s Firestarter is being reissued for the first time in almost 15 years.
Marc Shaiman's LBJ
11-Nov-2017 - Lakeshore Records has released the original score for LBJ, composed by Marc Shaiman. The film takes its audience up close to the psychological truth of LBJ’s complicated fusion of racism and racial enlightenment. His commitment to the Civil Rights Act becomes a way of seeing where the winds are blowing, but also letting those winds sculpt the sands of his humanity. To change the country, he changes himself.
Blake Neely's Arrow - Season 5
9-Nov-2017 - La-La Land Records, DC, Warner Bros. and WaterTower Music present an all-new collection of thrilling score music from the fifth season of the hit television series Arrow. Acclaimed composer Blake Neely once again bolsters all the thrills and emotion that course through the heroic veins of this popular hit series. Powerful, propulsive – but always human -- Neely’s score is pitch-perfect for the titular hooded vigilante. Neely selected, assembled and produced this dynamic collection of Season 5's most exciting musical moments.
For more info and ordering, visit La-La Land Records.
Evgueni Galperine/Sacha Galperine's Loveless
4-Nov-2017 - Varèse Sarabande will release Loveless, this year’s winner of the prestigious 2017 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize. The story follows a married couple in the midst of obtaining a divorce when their 12-year-old son vanishes. After appeals to the police to help find the boy go nowhere, the couple find volunteers for a search and rescue. The intensity of the drama is captured perfectly in the prepared piano-based score by up and coming composers, Evgueni Galperine and Sacha Galperine.
Justin Melland's The Force
3-Nov-2017 - Lakeshore Records has just released the score for the documentary The Force with music by Justin Melland. The Force goes deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising following events in Ferguson, MO, and an explosive scandal.
The score is available as download.
John Du Prez's A Fish Called Wanda
9-Oct-2017 - Music Box Records, in collaboration with MGM and with the participation of composer John Du Prez, presents for the first time the complete score to A Fish Called Wanda, newly re-mixed and carefully remastered from multi-track session tapes. This Music Box release also features as an extra several previously unreleased tracks (alternates, unused cues and demos) and two unused versions of Wanda’s love song, one performed by Rick Driscoll and the other written and performed by John Cleese. The package includes an 20-page illustrated booklet featuring exclusive liner notes by writer Daniel Schweiger and new comments by John Du Prez, producer Steve Abbot and Michael Palin on their collaboration with John Cleese and Charles Crichton. This brand new album presentation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the classic comedy in 2018.
For more info and ordering, visit Music Box Records.
Harry Nilsson's Popeye
30-Sep-2017 - Varèse Sarabande has released the most comprehensive version of the Popeye soundtrack ever assembled, featuring the film’s beloved songs by Harry Nilsson, performed by the cast (including Robin Williams, Shelly Duvall, and Ray Walston), never-before released original score composed by Thomas Pierson, and an entire disc of demos performed by Harry Nilsson. The first disc of this deluxe 2-CD set for the Popeye soundtrack features the original music from the film with the previously unreleased score composed by Thomas Pierson. The second disc features previously unreleased soundtrack demos by the film’s composer, Harry Nilsson, including two songs written for the film but never used, “Everybody's Got To Eat,” and “I'd Rather Be Me.”
For more info and ordering, visit Varèse Sarabande.
Vincent Gillioz's No Marriage
17-Sep-2017 - Vincent Gillioz has presented his effervescent score to No Marriage. Based on the highly popular manga of the same name, the movie adaptation tells the story of Gao Xin, a single office lady who faces family and societal pressure following a break-up with her ex-boyfriend. She meets up with the romantically inexperienced software engineer Rong Er, who is gathering data about female perspectives on love for research. This witty, light-hearted score is a departure from Gillioz's dissonant, jagged soundscapes, and truly showcases his talents as a superb melodist. The music starts with a pair of memorable themes representing the two youthful leads, together forming the melodic cornerstone of the score. This is a gorgeous score that sparkles like diamonds, and reveals a romantic side of Gillioz's music rarely seen. For a limited time, orders will include an insert booklet signed by the composer.
The score is available as CD-R and as download from the composer's website.

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2-Jul-2017 - Jeff Beal's The Putin Interviews
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11-May-2017 - Frand DeVol's Hustle/The Longest Yard
4-May-2017 - Christopher Lennertz Bad Moms
2-May-2017 - Trevor Morris Emerald City
30-Apr-2017 - Brian May/Maurice Jarre The Mad Max Trilogy
11-Apr-2017 - David Grusin's On Golden Pond
10-Apr-2017 - Jeff Beal's Boston: The Documentary
31-Mar-2017 - The new releases of Quartet Records
19-Mar-2017 - Brian Tyler's Power Rangers
13-Mar-2017 - Simon Kölle's Ave Mater
2-Mar-2017 - Henry Mancini's Hatari!
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20-Jan-2017 - Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross' Patriots Day
5-Jan-2017 - Anthony Marinelli/Brian Banks' Young Guns
27-Dec-2016 - Don Ellis/Brad Fiedel's The French Connection Collection
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