Being Flynn Soundtrack

by AdrienneJenkins

Music For Robert De Niro Movie Score By Badly Drawn Boy

As soon as I heard a couple of the songs on the Being Flynn Soundtrack, it brought back memories of having to practice Bach's Goldberg variations on the piano, especially on "Asleep At The Wheel" & "Jonathan Goes to Work" with the characteristic Bach counterpoint melodies. Both are lovely piano and cello duets.

As it turns out, the producers gave composer Damon Gough the direction to create "Bache-esque" compositions for De Niro's character. "Priest" has a foreboding feel you can imagine Yo-Yo ma performing.

In the meantime, the producers temped the movie to some of Damon's previous songs especially the ones for Paul Dano's character, so he was in the unusual position of having to replace some of his own songs with new original music which according to Damon "was a new experience for me, and felt quite weird initially, but I’m really happy with the result."

Director Paul Weitz was thrilled to work again with Damon Gough noting that "Scoring a movie with an orchestra is magical, but knowing that one of your favorite songwriters has written songs inspired by work that you’ve done is uniquely meaningful.” Weitz was probably referring, in part, to some of the original songs with lyrics that Gough wrote including "It's Too Late" with its modern 3/4 waltz stutter and the mellow songs "Another Day, Another Night" and "Let It Rain" which musically underscore the movie's themes.

Source: Focus Features & Lakeshore Records Press Release

Being Flynn Soundtrack Preview

Music by Badly Drawn Boy (Damon Gough)

Who is Badly Drawn Boy?

British Singer/Songwriter Damon Gough

Hailing from across the pond, British singer/songwriter, Damon Gough otherwise known as Badly Drawn Boy last worked with Being Flynn writer/director Paul Weitz on the About a Boy Soundtrack, for which Gough was a Satellite Award nominee. Damon last worked with Paul Weitz shortly after the release of Badly Drawn Boy’s debut album, The Hour of Bewilderbeast, released in 2000.

Being Flynn Soundtrack | Original Music by Badly Drawn Boy

MP3 Release February 28 | CD March 27 | Vinyl April 3, 2012
Being Flynn
Lakeshore Records
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Being Flynn Soundtrack List

Source: Lakeshore Records
01. I'll Keep The Things You Throw Away 02. Asleep At The Wheel 03. Harbor Street Check-in 04. If It's Too Late 05. Last Day 06. The Smile Behind Your Face 07. Priest Rant 08. Coming To Your Senses 09. Sell My Blood 10. The Space Between My Ears 11. Jonathan Goes To Work 12. Letter, Mirror 13. Another Day, Another Night 14. Letter To The President 15. Let It Rain

Being Flynn Movie Trailer

Starring Robert DeNiro, Paul Dano & Julianne Moore

What's the Story? About the Movie Being Flynn

Based On A True Story By Nick Flynn

It's hard to imagine a young co-star that can match Robert De Niro's impressive screen presence but just as Bradley Cooper shared screen time in Limitless and Jason Statham & Clive Owen held their own in Killer Elite, Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine) stands up to De Niro as his estranged son, Nick Flynn. You may also remember Dano as the ambitious young preacher, ferociously scheming to redeem Daniel Day Lewis' fiery soul in There Will Be Blood.

Adapted from the 2004 autobiographical memoir Another Bullsh__t Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn, writer/director Paul Weitz (About a Boy) tells the moving dramatic story about a father and his son through Flynn's personal story as a writer and his reconciliation with his deadbeat dad, an absentee father and self-proclaimed master storyteller who re-appears in Flynn's life after 18 years apart.

What's the Release Date of Being Flynn?

When's the Movie Coming Out?

Being Flynn is in limited release with an initial release in a limited number of theaters in New York and Los Angeles on March 2nd, 2012. A week later, the film can be seen in San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Dallas, and Washington, DC on March 9th. Additional cities and release dates will be announced pending the movie's initial reception in these major cities.

Source: Press Release Focus Features

Robert De Niro in Being Flynn

Source: Focus Features Press Kit
Robert De Niro in Being Flynn
Robert De Niro in Being Flynn

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Updated: 02/28/2012, AdrienneJenkins
 
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