Announced this week were new composer assignments for Fernando Velazquez (Submergence), Thomas Newman & Jeremy Turner (Five Came Back), David Shire (Love After Love), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
Over 30 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Beauty and the Beast (Alan Menken) and The Belko Experiment (Tyler Bates).
Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Beauty and the Beast (18 songs)
- The Belko Experiment (9 songs)
- After the Storm (3 songs)
- Betting on Zero (no songs)
- Song to Song (89 songs)
- T2: Trainspotting (31 songs)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Chris Bacon (Source Code, Bates Motel) is turning 40 today.
- Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Into the Woods) is turning 87 on Wednesday, March 22.
- Michael Nyman (The Piano, Gattaca) is turning 73 on Thursday, March 23.
- Trevor Jones (The Last of the Mohicans, The Dark Crystal) is turning 68 on Thursday, March 23.