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WaterTower Music: "LISEY'S STORY" music by Chris Clark


Loud Robot and WaterTower Music are excited to announce the June 25 release of the soundtrack to “Lisey’s Story”, the Apple Original series based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King - and adapted by the author himself - that follows Lisey Landon (Academy Award winner Julianne Moore) two years after the death of her husband, famous novelist Scott Landon (Academy Award nominee Clive Owen). A series of unsettling events causes Lisey to face memories of her marriage to Scott that she has deliberately blocked out of her mind.
 
The Lisey's Story (Original Television Soundtrack) features music by the highly respected Chris Clark, who composes and produces under the mononym “Clark”, and whose vibrantly wide scope of musical offerings ranges from TV projects (‘The Last Panthers’, ‘Rellik’, ‘Kiri’) to film (‘Daniel Isn’t Real’), to collaborations on contemporary dance projects with choreographer Melanie Lane. Further, Clark has an extensive inventory of remixes for the likes of Thom Yorke, Massive Attack, Depeche Mode, Max Richter, Battles and Nils Frahm; and he has released thirteen albums of his own music along with a multitude of EPs and singles.
 
Clark described his mindset on approaching the music: “It was a pleasure writing music for this show, I had to inhabit quite extreme polarities of emotion. Lisey’s Story is just as much about fragile human relationships as it is traditional horror.  I love this thing in film, you get to write so much material, and you have to keep the code totally efficient and versatile. The music needs to be an elastic shapeshifter. It makes you interrogate the material, you always have this burning question ‘ok music (as if the music is a person) you can do this, but can you do this, this, this this and this’. It’s a bit of an obsessive quest, working in film suits my nature.
 
You also have to kind of become a character in the film yourself. Interpreting what you see, projecting back into the picture, as music, being guided by imagining the interior life of the characters, and letting what you create seep into that. It’s rather addictive. The Long Boy will haunt me forever.“
 
Fans of “Lisey’s Story” and Clark won’t have to wait for the soundtrack release to hear the show’s theme though, as Clark’s Lisey’s Story (Main Title Theme) is now available at all digital retailers.
 
Now streaming globally on Apple TV+ and based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King - and adapted by the author himself - “Lisey’s Story” is a deeply personal thriller that follows Lisey Landon (Academy Award winner Julianne Moore) two years after the death of her husband, famous novelist Scott Landon (Academy Award nominee Clive Owen). A series of unsettling events causes Lisey to face memories of her marriage to Scott that she has deliberately blocked out of her mind.
 
An Apple Original limited series, “Lisey’s Story” is directed by Pablo Larraín, and hails from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television. King, Moore and Larraín executive produce alongside Abrams, Ben Stephenson and Juan de Dios Larraín. Every episode of the series was personally written by King. Joan Allen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Dane DeHaan star alongside Moore and Owen.
 
Chris Clark – who composes and produces under the mononym “Clark” – has worked with music and sound for twenty years. Signed at an early age to renowned British indie label Warp Records, he has to date released thirteen albums as well as a multitude of EPs and singles. His recent studio album ‘Playground In A Lake’ for the legendary classical label Deutsche Grammophon, fused his trademark electronics with strings from acclaimed cellist Oliver Coates, violinist Rakhi Singh, and the Budapest Art Orchestra.
 
Following his 2015 debut score for Sky / Canal+ TV series ‘The Last Panthers’ (John Hurt, Samantha Morton, dir. Johan Renck), he scored ‘Rellik’ for BBC1 / HBO (Richard Lancaster, dir. Sam Miller), and breakout Channel 4 / Hulu drama ‘Kiri’ (Sarah Lancashire, dir. Euros Lynn).
 
Recently he scored Apple TV+'s ‘Lisey’s Story’ (Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, dir. Pablo Larraín) based on Stephen King’s novel, as well as ‘Daniel Isn’t Real’ (Patrick Schwarzenegger, Miles Robbins, dir. Adam Mortimer) a psychological horror feature film by Spectre Vision, producers of cult Nick Cage hit ‘Mandy’. The film’s OST was also released by Deutsche Grammophon.
 
Chris has collaborated with choreographer Melanie Lane, scoring no less than twelve contemporary dance projects including the performance of her solo project ‘Tilted Fawn’ at the Sydney Opera House and most recently ‘Personal Effigies’ which won the Kier Choreographic Prize in March 2018 and ‘WOOF’ for the prestigious Sydney Dance Company.
 
Chris’ extensive inventory of remixes for the likes of Thom Yorke, Massive Attack, Depeche Mode, Max Richter, Battles and Nils Frahm were collected in 2013 on the ‘Feast / Beast’ double album.
 
WaterTower Music, the in-house label for the WarnerMedia companies, releases recorded music as rich and diverse as the companies themselves. It has been the soundtrack home to many of the world’s most iconic films, television shows and games since 2001.
 
So yeah, all the above is for just "the main title"... this is the new thing.
Jeremy [Six Strings]

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