Reprise Records to release Book Of Eli
Original Score by Nine Inch Nails
Collaborator Atticus Ross
Reprise Records will release the original motion picture
soundtrack to the Hughes Brothers-directed feature
film Book Of Eli on January 12th, 2010 — three days before
the film hits theaters nationwide on January 15th, 2010.
musician/producer Atticus Ross, marking his third collaboration
with the Hughes Brothers and his first feature film score.
Ross’ music is a unique hybrid score of electronic and organic
elements; writing with his wife (Claudia Sarne) and brother
(Leopold Ross), the basic tracks were recorded at his studio
in Los Angeles before departing to London where it was
finished in Abbey Road Studios with a full 80 piece orchestra.
Ross’ other film credits include co-writing and producing
“Go All the Way (Into the Twilight),” the Perry Ferrell single
for the hit film Twilight, the score for the Allen Hughes’
vignette for the film New York, I Love You, as well as the music
to the Hughes Brothers TV show 'Touching Evil".
Ross has also incorporated his musical style into collaborations
and productions of such major artists as NIN (the albums
With Teeth, Year Zero, The Slip, and the Grammy-nominated
Ghosts), Jane's Addiction, and Korn.
The Book of Eli stars Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, and
Gary Oldman in a post-apocalyptic tale in which a lone man,
Eli (Washington), fights his way across America in order to
protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving
The soundtrack will be released in four configurations:
standard CD, a digital version available through all digital
service providers, and a special exclusive iTunes edition
that will feature a remixed track by Dave Sitek (TV on the
Radio). A vinyl version will be released in February.