Faster [Original Score]

Faster [Original Score]

by Clint Mansell


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Faster [Original Score]

Director George Tillman, Jr.'s action film Faster doesn't present much of a challenge to composer Clint Mansell, who is best known for his work with Darren Aronofsky (Pi, Requiem for a Dream), but who had also worked previously with the lead actor here, Dwayne Johnson, the wrestler formerly known as The Rock (Doom). Mansell mixes echoing piano pieces with lots of simmering strings to anticipate the violence and speeding cars, and when the action beats kick in, he supports them with rock elements bordering on heavy metal. The soundtrack album begins with half-a-dozen songs that underscore the Latin feel (Jeffrey Luck Lucas' "Grifos Muertos") or just work well as source music, or to provide a music video feel (Iggy Pop's remake of his old Stooges favorite "I Wanna Be Your Dog," Kenny Rogers & the First Edition's psych-pop hit "Just Dropped in [To See What Condition My Condition Was In]").

Product Details

Release Date: 01/04/2011
Label: Lakeshore Records
UPC: 0780163420227
catalogNumber: 34202
Rank: 58170

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Clint Mansell   Primary Artist
Iggy Pop   Vocals
First Edition   Group
Simon Chamberlain   Piano
Kenny Rogers   Vocals
Frank Ricotti   Percussion
Matt Dunkley   Conductor
Vicci Wardman   Viola
Jeffrey Luck Lucas   Vocals
Guido & Maurizio De Angelis   Group
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje   Vocals

Technical Credits

Mickey Newbury   Composer
Iggy Pop   Composer
Ron Asheton   Composer
Scott Asheton   Composer
Cesare DeNatale   Additional Music
Geoff Foster   Engineer,Score Producer
Desmond Shea   Producer
Clint Mansell   Composer,Score Producer
John Bergin   Art Direction
Matt Dunkley   Orchestration
Skip Williamson   Executive Producer
Kelvin Swaby   Composer
Brian McNelis   Executive Producer
Jeffrey Luck Lucas   Composer
George Tillman   Executive Producer
Dan Taylor   Composer
Spencer Page   Composer
Chris Ellul   Composer
Tom Bailey   Engineer
Traditional Spiritual   Composer
Susan Duncan Smith   Additional Music
Guido & Maurizio De Angelis   Composer
Dave Alexander   Composer

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