Explosions In The Sky are set to release a new soundtrack for the film 'Prince Avalanche'.
Journalistic cliche alert! Explosions In The Sky have always had a widescreen, cinematic element to their sound. No, really - the band have been soundtrack fodder for at least a decade now.
Scoring 'Friday Night Lights' back in 2004, the band's music has been a staple for soundtrack engineers ever since. Now Explosions In The Sky have agreed to take part in a new project, providing a fresh score for David Gordon Green's film 'Prince Avalanche'.
Close friends with the film maker, the band even suggested that Green use Texas' Bastrop State Park as a backdrop for the sweeping tale. There are touches of Beckett's surreal nature in the work, which has a wry - and deeply Southern - sense of humour running through it.
Recorded in the homes of Explosions In The Sky and collaborator David Wingo, the new score for 'Prince Avalanche' seemingly matched the sparse, a times serene nature of the songwriting.
New track 'Wading' is online now - check it out below.
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Explosions In The Sky and David Wingo will release 'Prince Avalanche' via Temporary Residence on August 26th.
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