Jonny Greenwood composes There Will Be Blood score

November 28, 2007  |  2:56am

Resident composer and news furor creator Jonny Greenwood mustered up another movie soundtrack, this time for Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming film There Will Be Blood.

Greenwood, who's recently been hobnobbing with the BBC Concert Orchestra (when his other project's not inspiring you to name your own price for Paste subscriptions), wrote "loads" of music for the new original score after dipping his toes in long portions of the film and script. The score skims across some of his BBC-commissioned piece "Popcorn Superhet Receiver," which will debut in the U.S. as part of the Wordless Music Series in New York City early next year.

The BBC orchestra--led by Robert Ziegler--performs the score, set for release on Nonesuch on Dec. 18. The last soundtrack the label released was Jon Brion's musings for Punch Drunk Love.

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