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sheepdean
01-18-2013, 06:20 AM
At this point, Paul Dano has accomplished a lot in his still-young career. He's logged time with auteurs likePaul Thomas Anderson and Ang Lee, starred in strong indie comedies like "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Ruby Sparks," gone the blockbuster route with "Cowboys & Aliens" and "Knight And Day," and last year, he dipped his toe into heady sci-fi with Rian Johnson's "Looper." From to drama to romance to comedy, he's done it all (except maybe horror), but now he's tasked with the tremendous responsibility of playing one of music history's most beloved and influential writers and performers.One of those projects that has been brewing for years (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/he_just_wasnt_made_for_these_times_the_messengers_ oren_moverman_writing_bri), and one we never held our breath believing that it would happen, Dano is set to lead "Love & Mercy," the Oren Moverman ("The Messenger," "Rampart") penned film about Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson. Pretty sweet. And the scope is ambitious. The film will span decades, with Dano playing the younger version of Wilson, with a yet to be cast actor as the older version, in a story that will detail the rise of the Beach Boys, the musician's fracturing mental health which led to his dismissal from the band, and the love that sustained him through it all. And most importantly, the movie has obtained the life rights from Wilson himself, so it's able to push forward.
When we spoke to Moverman in Febraury of last year (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/oren-moverman-says-his-brain-wilson-biopic-script-is-done-takes-unconventional-storytelling-approach), he shared that the movie would have "an unconventional storytelling approach" that he hoped would help audiences get into Wilson's head: "to understand how do you get into that kind of genius mind that has all this music, but also all this tragedy, so much pain, so many scars." Sounds pretty great.
And if that weren't enough, "The Social Network" tunesmith Atticus Ross will "compose the film's soundscapes." We're not quite sure what that means, but given that the Beach Boys records are headphone affairs, we're really curious to see how sound will be used in the context of telling Wilson's tumultuous story. And yes, the movie will have Beach Boys tunes as well.

http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/paul-dano-to-play-brian-wilson-in-oren-moverman-penned-atticus-ross-soundscaped-biopic-love-mercy-20130117

Corey Bloom
01-18-2013, 09:44 AM
This site says that Trent is in talks to score the film


Hey, that Brian Wilson biopic has finally got a lead! A press release (via ComingSoon (http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=98986)) reveals that the River Road film about Beach Boy Wilson (not baseball player Wilson, duh) that was first announced back in 2011, Love & Mercy, has picked up Paul Dano to lead its cast as the once-troubled singer and songwriter. The Bill Pohlad-directed and Oren Moverman-penned film will reportedly “take an unconventional look at Wilson’s unique musical process as well as his struggles with mental illness, and how he managed to persevere as an artist with the love and support of his wife, Melinda.” Even better? Trent Reznor is reportedly in talks to score the film. Dano might be an offbeat pick for the role, but hey, he’s got the hair down pat. We have a good feeling about this one.

sheepdean
01-18-2013, 10:10 AM
Yeah, the official press release says Atticus Ross. I think someone got a crossed wire with that

LOS ANGELES, CA, JANUARY 17, 2013 – Bill Pohlad, Academy Award® nominated producer, is set to direct Love & Mercy with Paul Dano (Looper, Ruby Sparks, There Will Be Blood) starring as legendary musician Brian Wilson in his early years. Pohlad is also casting an actor to play Brian Wilson later in his life.
Academy Award® winning composer Atticus Ross (The Social Network) is in talks to work on the sound design of the film and the soundtrack, which will include the music of Brian Wilson.
“I am thrilled that Paul Dano has signed on to play me during one of my most creative explosions and most fulfilling musical times in my career,” said Brian Wilson. “I still can’t believe how cool it is that my life will be portrayed on the big screen and to have Bill Pohlad as the captain of the Sloop John B is amazing! It just makes me feel so humble. I can’t wait to see it with a full tub of buttered popcorn.”
John Wells and Claire Rudnick Polstein (John Wells Productions) will produce along with River Road founder Bill Pohlad. Oren Moverman, who co-wrote and directed The Messenger, which earned him an Academy Award® Nomination for Best Original Screenplay, wrote the script for Love & Mercy.
River Road Entertainmenthttp://images.intellitxt.com/ast/adTypes/lb_icon1.png (http://collider.com/paul-dano-brian-wilson-love-mercy-atticus-ross/#) and John Wells Productions are aggressively developing Love & Mercy, which centers on the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Rather than a bio pic, the film will take an unconventional look at seminal moments in Wilson’s life, his artistic genius, his profound struggles, and the love that kept him alive.
The film marks a return to directing for Pohlad, who prior to forming River Road Entertainment, wrote, directed and co-produced his first feature filmhttp://images.intellitxt.com/ast/adTypes/lb_icon1.png (http://collider.com/paul-dano-brian-wilson-love-mercy-atticus-ross/#), Old Explorers, starring veteran actors Jose Ferrer and James Whitmore. Pohlad began his career directing and producing numerous commercial and documentaryhttp://images.intellitxt.com/ast/adTypes/lb_icon1.png (http://collider.com/paul-dano-brian-wilson-love-mercy-atticus-ross/#) film projects. His early documentary film credits included profiles of the rock star Prince, the late Hall of Fame baseball player Kirby Puckett, and Irish theater director Joe Dowling.
Paul Dano is represented by Anonymous Content and WME. He is currently filming Prisoners with Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal and will next be seen in Steve McQueen’s Twelve Years a Slave.

Corey Bloom
01-18-2013, 10:24 AM
Thats a shame. I would have liked to hear Trent's take on that.

onthewall2983
01-18-2013, 08:36 PM
Having a bit of a hard time seeing how Paul could pull off looking like Brian but I have no doubt he'll do the role justice.

sheepdean
09-21-2014, 11:05 PM
http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6258962/love-mercy-john-cusack-paul-dano-brian-wilson-beach-boys

The soundtrack is actually getting a release, with implication that includes Atticus' stuff - honestly I wasn't expecting that at all, so fuck yeah

onthewall2983
02-25-2015, 03:01 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpGVVvkxjhI

WorzelG
05-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Has anyone posted this anywhere? A really interesting interview with Atticus about film scoring

http://thecredits.org/2015/05/iconic-composer-atticus-ross-on-love-mercy-music-more/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=CPC&utm_campaign=Atticus%20Ross

sheepdean
06-04-2015, 12:38 AM
http://www.oregonlive.com/movies/2015/06/atticus_ross_talks_brian_wilso.html#

Atticus interview about the score (and not about Fincher for fucking once)

sheepdean
06-05-2015, 07:27 AM
WRT soundtrack release:

We’re working on it now. Unfortunately, these things get complicated when you’ve got a lot of bits from different songs and different eras, but we’re working through it, and it should be out soon after the film.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/interview-director-bill-pohlad/

WorzelG
06-05-2015, 08:12 AM
My husband is really into 50s Americana for some reason, he likes the Beach Boys, one of the songs really grates, that one that goes 'wah wah wah wah'. I can't stand the false chirpiness of it, but then I read music nerds going on about the genius of Pet Sounds and wonder if I'm missing something!

eversonpoe
06-05-2015, 09:49 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW92t264eBM

"they used this a lot on pet sounds"

sheepdean
06-05-2015, 08:44 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3ajyxS5mJA

Another interview, I love this time of year when I actually have content for my blog :P

Erik
06-06-2015, 03:45 AM
As a selfish fan site webmaster, I would love to someday have and be able to share the 3rd 12 Rounds album, but I have to say that hearing the brilliant work that Atticus, Claude, Leo, Kirk and the many others who built the sound collages for Love and Mercy makes the wait for those long gestating album tracks much more tolerable.

12rounds.net. is going to be updated with my probably heavily biased reviews of Love and Mercy, Broken City, Crocodile Gennadiy and possibly Days of Grace if I can fit it in to Atticus Ross in a Theater Near You week later this week.

sheepdean
06-06-2015, 04:59 AM
As a selfish fan site webmaster, I would love to someday have and be able to share the 3rd 12 Rounds album, but I have to say that hearing the brilliant work that Atticus, Claude, Leo, Kirk and the many others who built the sound collages for Love and Mercy makes the wait for those long gestating album tracks much more tolerable.

12rounds.net. is going to be updated with my probably heavily biased reviews of Love and Mercy, Broken City, Crocodile Gennadiy and possibly Days of Grace if I can fit it in to Atticus Ross in a Theater Near You week later this week.
[offtopic] Days of Grace snuck onto region A bluray recently if you don't have it - with the most ugly cover art they couldda opted for http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00UHAJ3BK/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00UHAJ3BK&linkCode=as2&tag=theninhotli0a-20&linkId=NE4KQ25UWKD4TPEV

sheepdean
06-09-2015, 11:52 PM
Not going to post this on my blog as I don't have evidence for it, but the purported score tracklist is:

"Black Hole" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


Don't Worry Baby
California Girls
Good To My Baby
Help Me, Rhonda
Wendy
Dance, Dance, Dance
Denny's Drums
Fun, Fun, Fun


"End Date" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)


"Believe" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


You Still Believe In Me
Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
Pet Sounds


"Silhouette" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


God Only Knows
Let's Go Away For Awhile
Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
Sloop John B


"Headphones" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


I Live For the Sun — The Sunrays
I Know THere's An Answer
Sloop John B
Pet Sounds
Dance, Dance, Dance
Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
Help Me, Rhonda
Here Today


"Knives and Forks" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


God Only Knows


"Deep End" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


Heroes and Villains
Barnyard
I Love to Say Da Da
Wind Chimes
Don't Worry Baby
Our Prayer


"B&M Studio" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)


"Baby No Morph" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


I Love to Say Da Da
Here Today
Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)


"Bed Montage" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


Don't Worry Baby
California Girls


"Into Mercy" composed by Atticus Ross contains portions of:


God Only Knows

Erik
06-10-2015, 12:14 PM
The collage soundtrack list that Sheepdean posted is accurate for the portions Atticus produced.

BRoswell
06-12-2015, 05:02 PM
Trent dug it. (https://twitter.com/trent_reznor/status/609464999262617600)


Finally saw Love & Mercy and really enjoyed it. Incredibly tasteful work from Atticus on the score.

Deadpool
06-24-2015, 02:03 AM
I loved this movie... and I'm not even a crazy Beach Boys fan or anything. Anyone else on ETS check it out?

It hit me like a ton of bricks: it was so sad & beautiful all throughout. The whole cast was great, but surprisingly, Cusack really stole the show for me. Career best performance from him if you ask me – he was so authentically fragile.

The score and sound design was of course terrific. Despite the heavy sampling, Atticus's voice as a composer still managed to shine through quite well. The dinner table scene (post-Good Vibrations) was a masterclass in movie sound, easily on par with the blowjob scene in Dragon Tattoo.

BRoswell
06-24-2015, 02:07 AM
I saw it a few days ago. I really enjoyed it as well, and I thought Atticus' score was excellent. Really hoping it gets a release soon.

nineinchnerd
06-24-2015, 03:23 AM
Was this ever posted? Elvis Mitchell is a great interviewer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iRhhFudyEs

sheepdean
06-24-2015, 08:30 AM
Was this ever posted? Elvis Mitchell is a great interviewer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iRhhFudyEs
Yeah over at http://www.echoingthesound.org/community/threads/3178-Atticus-Ross-Master-Class-at-LAFF-2014

And at fuckyeahatticusross.tumblr.com , if you're interested in more Atticus stuff

elevenism
06-24-2015, 12:16 PM
Oh badass. i'm gonna look for this movie today. is it on netflix or any service like that yet?

I love biopics, and the beach boys had such an off the wall sound. it was so fucking THICK you know? I am interested to learn about the mind of the man who created "good vibrations."
WorzelG , listen to that track, loud, on a good stereo and maybe you will see what music nerds mean.
It almost has "movements" like a symphony. And it's gotta have at LEAST 70 separate tracks mixed together-maybe more like 100.

sheepdean
06-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Oh badass. i'm gonna look for this movie today. is it on netflix or any service like that yet?

I love biopics, and the beach boys had such an off the wall sound. it was so fucking THICK you know? I am interested to learn about the mind of the man who created "good vibrations."
@WorzelG (http://www.echoingthesound.org/community/member.php?u=811) , listen to that track, loud, on a good stereo and maybe you will see what music nerds mean.
It almost has "movements" like a symphony. And it's gotta have at LEAST 70 separate tracks mixed together-maybe more like 100.
It JUST came out in the cinemas, so see if it's playing anywhere near you

elevenism
06-24-2015, 12:26 PM
It JUST came out in the cinemas, so see if it's playing anywhere near you

ahhhh. well i have to go to the dr in a town with a cinema tomorrow, so perhaps i can catch it then.

sheepdean
07-22-2015, 05:33 PM
Finally managed to see the film (it's only playing in 3 cinemas in London), great film and fuck that's a good score. I need the soundtrack just for the Knives and Forks piece

sheepdean
07-27-2015, 06:01 PM
Possible score release date: Sep 18th http://fuckyeahatticusross.tumblr.com/post/125200119497/the-love-mercy-soundtrack-may-have-a-release


Worried it might just be a collection of songs used in the film as it's "various artists" though

Jon
08-07-2015, 04:00 PM
Possible score release date: Sep 18th http://fuckyeahatticusross.tumblr.com/post/125200119497/the-love-mercy-soundtrack-may-have-a-release


Worried it might just be a collection of songs used in the film as it's "various artists" though

Per Universal Music - Japan (http://www.universal-music.co.jp/brian-wilson/news/2015/08/7#JyIeE2JrHJLP3URb.99):

1. The Black Hole – Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross
2. Don’t Worry Baby – The Beach Boys
3. Silhouette – Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross
4. God Only Knows – Paul Dano
5. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
6. Believe – Atticus Ross, Leopold Ross and Nick Chuba
7. Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
8. Losing It – Atticus Ross
9. I’m Right Here – Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross
10. The Bed Montage – Atticus Ross, Leopold Ross, The Beach Boys, The Four Freshmen
11. Intersection – Atticus Ross
12. Love and Mercy (Live) – Brian Wilson
13. One Kind of Love – Brian Wilson

sheepdean
08-07-2015, 04:10 PM
Per Universal Music - Japan (http://www.universal-music.co.jp/brian-wilson/news/2015/08/7#JyIeE2JrHJLP3URb.99):

1. The Black Hole – Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross
2. Don’t Worry Baby – The Beach Boys
3. Silhouette – Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross
4. God Only Knows – Paul Dano
5. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
6. Believe – Atticus Ross, Leopold Ross and Nick Chuba
7. Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
8. Losing It – Atticus Ross
9. I’m Right Here – Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross
10. The Bed Montage – Atticus Ross, Leopold Ross, The Beach Boys, The Four Freshmen
11. Intersection – Atticus Ross
12. Love and Mercy (Live) – Brian Wilson
13. One Kind of Love – Brian Wilson

I fucking love you, now I can preorder without worrying!


Looks like no vinyl though. Guess that's another score I'll have to slum on CD

sheepdean
08-07-2015, 04:30 PM
http://www.loveandmercy-movie.jp/img/staff_06.png

Kinda wanna use this from the japanese site, can someone who reads kanji confirm that actually says something legible lol

Erik
08-07-2015, 11:46 PM
The blue text does indeed say Atticus Ross. Black text above says "Music".

sheepdean
08-08-2015, 06:10 AM
The blue text does indeed say Atticus Ross. Black text above says "Music".
Well that's gonna be a new banner on something now!

Jon
08-08-2015, 10:35 AM
The blue text does indeed say Atticus Ross. Black text above says "Music".

"Sound/noise" and "Enjoy" or "ongaku (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Japan)" (music)

sheepdean
08-13-2015, 12:31 PM
http://www.brianwilson.com/news/2015/8/13/capitol-records-to-release-music-from-love-mercy-official-soundtrack-to-lionsgateroadside-attractionsriver-roads-acclaimed-brian-wilson-biopic

Soundtrack is out digitally tomorrow, and STILL no live links on Amazon, boo. If it shows up on itunes, someone let me know will ya.

Jon
08-13-2015, 08:45 PM
Digital cover from Brian Wilson's FB:

https://scontent-ord1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/v/t1.0-9/11890934_10153538546232241_767263382228402031_n.jp g?oh=5d9d82f03b11c79f14aae3de26207266&oe=568065CE

sheepdean
08-14-2015, 10:16 AM
http://amzn.to/1TBDCG2

It's up on Amazon!
Not Amazon UK :(

dtuck90
08-16-2015, 08:47 AM
I bought the FLAC version from Qobuz. Fantastic score.

blitzkrieg
08-16-2015, 11:23 AM
https://play.spotify.com/album/4Rn7rAqN4qRZeTdTZomNdn

sheepdean
08-16-2015, 12:26 PM
I'm so happy that Knives and Forks made it onto the album (retitled as Losing It), cacophony and stereoplay are some of my favourite elements in music, and I think it's such a brilliant piece.

(Also Amazon UK is finally live for CD preorder http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0123VJ88I/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creative=19450&creativeASIN=B0123VJ88I&linkCode=as2&tag=sheepdeantumb-21 )

botley
08-16-2015, 08:44 PM
I'm so happy that Knives and Forks made it onto the album (retitled as Losing It), cacophony and stereoplay are some of my favourite elements in music, and I think it's such a brilliant piece.



Yes! I haven't had a chance to see the film yet but I downloaded the soundtrack and that one made me sick to my stomach (and I mean that in the best way, of course). Brilliant stuff.

BenAkenobi
08-17-2015, 04:19 AM
nice work, i think i'd buy that if released locally but that's unlikely :(

sheepdean
09-09-2015, 11:19 PM
Is this a mislisting or might we be getting vinyl? And do I want to drop €22 to find out? http://www.mediamarkt.de/mcs/product/_Ost-Various-Music-From-Love-Mercy-Vinyl-Soundtrack-Vinyl,48353,2303937.html?langId=-3

sheepdean
09-15-2015, 01:08 AM
New interview http://www.scpr.org/programs/the-frame/2015/09/14/44468/atticus-ross-breaks-down-the-score-to-love-mercy/

laci
09-18-2015, 05:15 AM
Is this a mislisting or might we be getting vinyl? And do I want to drop €22 to find out? http://www.mediamarkt.de/mcs/product/_Ost-Various-Music-From-Love-Mercy-Vinyl-Soundtrack-Vinyl,48353,2303937.html?langId=-3

Yes, I'll buy the vinyl version for sure! I really love that soundtrack. Fist I was hesitant about the idea of mixing up old beat music with Atticus' score but it totally works for me! :)

sheepdean
09-18-2015, 12:07 PM
Yes, I'll buy the vinyl version for sure! I really love that soundtrack. Fist I was hesitant about the idea of mixing up old beat music with Atticus' score but it totally works for me! :)
I ordered it but it's not due for a few weeks. Really hoping it's not a mislisting, but it only cost £5 more than the CD on amazon.

sheepdean
11-23-2015, 05:08 PM
https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/p720x720/12240134_10206888986996874_3974802165914103625_n.j pg?oh=eb32ee23f7ed434b8f7e4df8947f0c45&oe=56E69157


Baby blue vinyl, gatefold release, first solo Atticus score on wax since 2010.

thevoid99
05-25-2016, 02:34 PM
I watched the film last night and wow... it is an amazing film and Atticus' score. It's phenomenal in the way he just uses all of that music of the Beach Boys and makes it a collage of sorts. I recommend this for anyone who loves the Beach Boys as well as what Atticus does.