Nicholas Britell - If Beale Street Could Talk [CD]
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We are over the moon to announce the release of Academy Award & Golden Globe nominee Nicholas Brittel's incredible score to 'If Beale Street Could Talk' by Barry Jenkins, alongside our partners Lakeshore Records. This is one of the most critically acclaimed and awarded scores of this awards season.
This is the score only digipack CD release, which features Britell's full score along with bonus tracks.
Nicholas Brittel is one of todays most highly regarded composers, and is known for his previous work on Moonlight, which was also directed by 'If Beale Street Could Talk' director Barry Jenkins. He is also known for his beautiful work on The Big Short, Vice and for his on screen music in 12 Years a Slave.
- Eden (Harlem)
- The Children of Our Age
- Mrs. Victoria Rogers
- Call Him Fonny / The Tombs / PTSD
- Eden (LES)
- Keepers of the Keys and Seals
- Mama Gets to Puerto Rico
- Ye Who Enter Here
- If Beale Street Could Talk (End Credits)
- Harlem Aria (Bonus Track)
- This Is Where My Life Is (Bonus Track)
- New Life (Bonus Track)
- What Have They Done? (Bonus Track)
- A Rose in Spanish Harlem (Bonus Track)
A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime while carrying their first child. Written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the acclaimed novel by James Baldwin. Stars KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King (Golden Globe Winner Best Supporting Actress).
“Composer Nicholas Britell’s insinuating, supple music (a film highlight of 2018) seems to be setting the scene for a momentous occasion.” – Chicago Tribune
“ The scenes come alive even more thanks to Nicholas Britell’s gorgeous score, laden with sweeping strings and brass melodies.” – USA Today
“Nicholas Britell composed the score, which is hauntingly and fittingly exquisite.” – Wall Street Journal
“Jenkins has made an absolutely gorgeous movie, from his vibrant color palette of saturated primary hues and pastels to Nicholas Britell’s mournful, poetic score.” – Washington Post
“Britell uses exquisite cellos, and melancholy, moody trumpets to create a beautiful hybrid haze of classical music and jazz” – The Playlist
“the score for “If Beale Street Could Talk” makes it that much easier to trust in the love that takes this movie all the way.” – IndieWire
“Score insanely beautiful” – Madonna