Sunday, January 29, 2017

WaterTower Music Announces Sountrack for "The LEGO Batman Movie"

WaterTower Music to Release “The LEGO® Batman Movie” Soundtrack February 3

Features New Music from DNCE, Patrick Stump, Alex Aiono, Oh, Hush! feat. Will Arnett & Jeff Lewis, Kirsten Arian, & More

Includes New Music from the Film’s Grammy-winning Composer Lorne Balfe

Vinyl Release Coming May 19

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WaterTower Music has announced the February 3, 2017 CD and digital release of the soundtrack to the new animated adventure “The LEGO® Batman Movie,” one week before the film opens in theatres on February 10, 2017. A vinyl configuration of the soundtrack, “The LEGO Batman Movie: Songs From The Motion Picture Soundtrack,” will be released May 19, 2017. The collection features new music from DNCE, Alex Aiono, Patrick Stump, Oh, Hush! feat. Will Arnett and Jeff Lewis, Kirsten Arian, Justin Tranter, and more. The album also includes 16 of the film’s score cues by Grammy-winning composer Lorne Balfe, and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chilli Peppers) on drums.

    “Every scene is amazing. After the first day working on the film, I forgot it was an animation. It was as live action as anything I have worked on!”

The film’s director Chris McKay describes Balfe as “one of the most talented and versatile people I’ve ever met.”

“Chris is an encyclopedic reference for action hero films, but to him the important thing is the heart of the story, so I didn’t think of it as a comic, but as real, live action,” offers Balfe. "Every scene is amazing. After the first day working on the film, I forgot it was an animation. It was as live action as anything I have worked on!”

In addition to the February 3 CD and digital release of the soundtrack, fans can also look forward to a vinyl release: The LEGO Batman Movie: Songs From The Motion Picture, which will be released May 19.

The “The LEGO Batman Movie” soundtrack will be available February 3, and is now available for preorder on iTunes. The track list is as follows:

1.           Who’s The (Bat)Man                             Patrick Stump
2.         Forever                     DNCE
3.         (I Just) Died In Your Arms                     Cutting Crew
4.         Invincible                     Kirsten Arian
5.         One                     Harry Nilsson
6.         Heroes (We Could Be) [Hard Rock Sofa and Skidka Remix]                     Alesso feat. Tove Lo
7.         Man In The Mirror                     Alex Aiono
8.         Friends Are Family                     Oh, Hush! feat. Will Arnett and Jeff Lewis
9.         I Found You                     Fraser Murray
10.         Forever                     Justin Tranter
11.         Man In The Mirror                     Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine
12.         Everything Is Awesome                     Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine
13.         Black                     Lorne Balfe
14.         Your Greatest Enemy                     Lorne Balfe
15.         The Arrival of Robin                     Lorne Balfe
16.         Joker Crashes the Party                     Lorne Balfe
17.         No Seat Belts Required                     Lorne Balfe
18.         To Cage the Joker                     Lorne Balfe
19.         The Phantom Zone                     Lorne Balfe
20.         Open for Business                    Lorne Balfe
21.         Chaos in Gotham                    Lorne Balfe
22.         Lava Attack                     Lorne Balfe
23.         For Your Own Good                     Lorne Balfe
24.         Joker Manor                     Lorne Balfe
25.         Batman's in The Zone                     Lorne Balfe
26.         The Babs Signal                     Lorne Balfe
27.         Battle Royale                     Lorne Balfe
28.         A Long Farewell                     Lorne Balfe

About the Movie
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham City, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. “The LEGO Batman Movie” stars Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Chris McKay, it is produced by Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Roy Lee, with executive producers Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Will Allegra and Brad Lewis. The screenplay is by Seth Grahame-Smith and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers and Jared Stern & John Whittington; story by Seth Grahame-Smith, based on LEGO Construction Toys and based on characters from DC. Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The music is composed by Lorne Balfe.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, in association with LEGO System A/S, a Lin Pictures/Lord Miller/Vertigo Entertainment production, The LEGO Batman Movie will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. It is rated PG for rude humor and some action.

Lorne Balfe [TERMINATOR GENISYS, CHURCHILL, THE STORY OF GOD WITH MORGAN FREEMAN] is a Grammy Award-winning, EMMY and BAFTA nominated film composer from Inverness, Scotland. His filmography boasts an incredible breadth and depth of titles, ranging from major studio to independent films, tentpole video game franchises, beloved animated feature films, critically acclaimed television series, and documentary features.

Lorne’s recent film and TV credits include CHURCHILL (Head Gear Films); THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (Warner Bros.); MARCELLA (Buccaneer Media); THE STORY OF GOD WITH MORGAN FREEMAN (Revelations Entertainment); TERMINATOR GENISYS (Paramount Pictures); 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI (Paramount Pictures). His upcoming projects include the Ron Howard-produced series about Albert Einstein titled GENIUS (National Geographic).

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