Annie Lennox (born on 25 December 1954) is a British singer, author and composer. With Dave Stewart, she formed the duo Eurythmics, a leading British pop group of the 1980s. Her solo career began in 1992 and in 2004 she won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the song Into the West, from the soundtrack of the movie The Return of the King.
Official site: AnnieLennox.com
Time and again, Horner showed himself to be a master storyteller. His trick was always to latch onto the protagonist and follow him or her through the requisite and tumultuous transformation process. When he was asked to score Apollo 13 in 1995, all that had to go out the window, because Ron Howard’s well-regarded account of the troubled moon mission was, first and foremost, a documentary. The focus of the piece is on events (such as the daunting problems the astronauts faced in getting back home) and concepts (such as NASA, space, defeat and success), and those were the elements
It's still Christmas! Almost a quarter of a century after the film's release, Intrada announces their double CD for the music of Apollo 13 (1995) When copies of the Apollo 13 soundtrack hit shelves in the summer of 1995, listeners who came looking for the original score discovered that the music of James Horner was poorly represented, with only 7 pieces totaling about forty minutes, diluted among eight songs and many excerpts of dialogue. The producers chose a commemorative album, not a presentation of the original composition (a follow-up album, released a little later with a second CD only featured
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