Announced this week were new composer assignments for: Trevor Morris (Brick Mansions), Brian Tyler (The Avengers: Age of Ultron), Johann Johannsson (Theory of Everything), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
35 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
Divergent (music by Junkie XL), God's Not Dead (music by Will Musser), and Muppets Most Wanted (score by Christophe Beck, songs by Bret McKenzie) open nationwide today.
Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Divergent (17 songs)
- God's Not Dead (9 songs)
- Muppets Most Wanted (28 songs)
- Anita (3 songs)
- Blood Ties (19 songs)
- The French Minister (Quai d'Orsay) (6 songs)
- It Felt Like Love (15 songs)
- Jodorowsky's Dune (11 songs)
Finally, the following composers will be celebrating upcoming birthdays:
- Saturday: Stephen Sondheim (West Side Story, Sweeney Todd) will turn 84.
- Saturday: Angelo Badalamenti (A Late Quartet) will turn 77.
- Sunday: Michael Nyman (Gattaca, The Piano) will turn 70.
- Sunday: Trevor Jones (Notting Hill) will turn 65.
- Tuesday: Elton John (The Lion King) will turn 67.
- Wednesday: Alan Silvestri (Forrest Gump) will turn 64.