We hope you had very happy Thanksgiving! We are very thankful for all our readers and of course all the composers, songwriters, and musicians who create the music we love.
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For the Thanksgiving week, we tracked 50 new soundtrack releases. Review the full schedule by clicking here.
In composer news, Erran Baron Cohen will be scoring Just Before I Go, Scott Glasgow will be scoring Poker Night, and Draft Day will be scored by John Debney. The full list of composer and music supervisor assignments posted during the week are listed here.
Also, composer and songwriter Randy Newman turned 65 on Thursday, and Mario Nascimbene, who wrote music for more than 120 films, was born 100 years ago last Thursday.
The following movies opened nationwide over the week (with music by): Black Nativity (Laura Karpman and Raphael Saadiq), The Book Thief (John Williams), Homefront (Mark Isham), Frozen (Christophe Beck) and Philomena (Alexandre Desplat). Click here for the full theatrical schedule.
Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Black Nativity (14 songs)
- The Book Thief (8 songs)
- Homefront (12 songs)
- Frozen (13 songs)
- Philomena (2 songs)
- Oldboy (6 songs)
- The End of Time (9 songs)
- Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (31 songs)
- The Punk Singer (40 songs)
On a final note, we wish those of you celebrating the Jewish holidays a very happy Hanukkah!