WaterTower Music has released the new, expanded edition of the soundtrack to lauded director Christopher Nolan’s hit 2014 film Interstellar. The Interstellar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Expanded Edition], features original score by Oscar-, Golden Globe-, and Grammy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, who also collaborated with Nolan on the director’s films Dunkirk, Inception, and The Dark Knight Trilogy. Zimmer’s score was nominated for a Best Original Score Oscar in 2015, one of 5 nominations the film garnered.
Fans can experience the Interstellar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Expanded Edition] on a 4-disc, 180-gram vinyl expanded version with exclusive vinyl etching, or a 2CD expanded version – each which include liner notes from Christopher Nolan and Hans Zimmer. The expanded album will also be available as a digital release. Notably, the Expanded Edition’s 30 tracks include over 40 minutes of music previously unavailable for streaming: five tracks originally found solely on a limited edition 2014 ‘Illuminated Star Projection Edition’ of the soundtrack, and one track that was only released promotionally. The Interstellar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Expanded Edition] marks the first time all of these songs will be available in one collection.
High praise for Zimmer’s music poured in upon the film’s release. Variety stated that “Hans Zimmer contributes one of his most richly imagined and inventive scores…” The Hollywood Reporter described the music as a “soaring, sometimes domineering and unconventionally orchestrated wall-of-sound score.” The BBC maintained that “Hans Zimmer’s music makes the film seem even more colossal than it would otherwise…” and that “Zimmer invokes the original meaning of ‘pulls out all the stops.’” Soundtrack.net declared that “Hans Zimmer has created a close to perfect musical canvas for those extremely dedicated to the audio experience” in their five-out-of-five-star review. And The Telegraph described the music of Interstellar as “the vast sounds of a composer set loose on his grandest ever assignment.”
The Interstellar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Expanded Edition] is now available in 4 LP vinyl with special etching, 2CD, and digitally. The track list is as follows:
- Dreaming Of The Crash
- Cornfield Chase
- Day One
- Message From Home
- The Wormhole
- Afraid Of Time
- A Place Among The Stars
- Running Out
- I’m Going Home
- Where We’re Going
- First Step
- Flying Drone
- Atmospheric Entry
- No Need To Come Back
- Imperfect Lock
- No Time For Caution
- What Happens Now?
- Who’s They?
- Organ Variation
- Day One (Original Demo)
- Day One Dark
- Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history: traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.
From acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan (“The Dark Knight” films, “Inception”), “Interstellar” stars Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey (“Dallas Buyers Club”), Oscar winner Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn (“Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”), and Oscar winner Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”). The main cast also includes Wes Bentley, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Mackenzie Foy and Topher Grace.
Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film is written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan. Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Lynda Obst produced “Interstellar,” with Jordan Goldberg, Jake Myers, Kip Thorne and Thomas Tull serving as executive producers.
Nolan’s behind-the-scenes creative team was led by director of photography Hoyte Van Hoytema (“Her”), Oscar-nominated production designer Nathan Crowley (“The Dark Knight”), Oscar-nominated editor Lee Smith (“The Dark Knight”), and Oscar-nominated costume designer Mary Zophres (“True Grit”). The score was composed by Oscar winner Hans Zimmer (“The Dark Knight” trilogy, “The Lion King”).
Interstellar is nominated for 4 BAFTA 2015 Film Awards including: Best Original Music, Best
Cinematography, Best Production Design and Best Special Visual Effects.
Interstellar received 5 nominations at the 2015 Oscars including: Best Original Score, Best Visual Effects, Best Production Design, Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing.
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