The Soundtrack To The Movie Of My Life (Ambient Mix) - Friendly - The Sound Of You EP
Label: Silvertone Records - SILV010 • Format: CD EP • Country: Australia • Genre: Electronic • Style: Breakbeat, House, Downtempo
The problem with most movies about fictional musicians is the music. But the spectrum of music highlighted here is much wider than what a simple rock-pop dichotomy could hope to cover. Brilliantly, the film uses its mostly pre-existing songs to mark each leap forward in time and map the seismic changes rippling through a post-WWII Europe.
Marvel may have already scored a soundtrack hit with the throwback jukebox pleasures of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. The Black Panther soundtrack may be a compilation, but this is the Kendrick Lamar show through and through. How do you create a soundtrack for a remake of a film known, in large part, for the titanic power of its soundtrack? In the context of the filmit adds an intoxicating new dimension to the on-screen witchcraft.
By foregoing his normal procedures and embracing electronic flourishes and swelling waves of synth-laden chorals, the music rises and falls in unsettling progression, often lingering in near-total silence for The Soundtrack To The Movie Of My Life (Ambient Mix) - Friendly - The Sound Of You EP breaks before beginning another atonal declension or wailing melody.
Consider it the polar opposite of easy listening. No one needs to Nothing But A Heartache - The Detroit Cobras - Tied & True their toes along to whatever is blaring when the astronauts stride to the launch pad. As in that Oscar-winning suite, Hurwitz creates a symphony of repeated themes, familiar melodies bobbing in and out of the mix like objects caught in celestial orbit.
On a whole, First Man views Neil Armstrong, that famously guarded American icon, as a man emotionally removed from the world. The A. Filed to: Best Of A Star Is Born. Share This Story. Get our newsletter Subscribe.
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