Rob Simonsen

Father Figures

Here’s the official track list of the soundtrack of Father Figures (previously titled Bastards), the upcoming comedy movie directed by Lawrence Sher and starring Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, Glenn Close, J.K. Simmons, Terry Bradshaw, Katt Williams, Kate Aselton, and Ving Rhames:

Father Figures Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Various artists.

1. Misunderstood (feat. Novel) – Zee Will (3:30)
2. Have a Little Faith in Me – John Hiatt (4:03)
3. Tell Me the Truth – Lord Netty & Marc Broussard (3:42)
4. I’m Not a Cereal Killer – Rob Simonsen (1:49)
5. He Ain’t Heavy…He’s My Brother – Neil Diamond (4:12)
6. Back Yard Funk – Lord Netty (3:22)
7. You’re the Only One – The War on Peace (4:27)
8. Sara Smile – Daryl Hall & John Oates (3:06)
9. Can’t Stop This Love – Tim Myers (3:27)
10. Lie Awake and Dream – Runaway Symphony (6:16)
11. Can’t Hold Out on Love – Jason Mraz (3:03)
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Plot Synopsis:
Wilson and Helms are Kyle and Peter Reynolds, brothers whose eccentric mother raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out together to find their real father, and end up learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.

The movie soundtrack of Father Figures was released on December 15, 2017 by Epic Records.

Here’s the movie trailer: Continue reading »


We’ve got our hands on the official track list of the soundtrack of Gifted, the upcoming drama movie directed by Marc Webb and starring Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate, and Glenn Plummer:

Gifted Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music by Rob Simonsen.

1. School / Early Morning – Timothy Seth Avett (2:54)
2. Mary’s Theme (2:00)
3. The Test (3:32)
4. School Projects (0:57)
5. Evelyn (0:48)
6. Sunset (2:32)
7. Sneaking
8. Rules (1:07)
9. Boston (0:45)
10. Family History (1:49)
11. A Nice Night (0:59)
12. Genius (1:10)
13. Father vs Uncle (1:10)
14. Mother & Son (2:15)
15. When You Were Born (2:37)
17. Diane’s Brother (3:02)
18. Pretty Bird – Crooked Still (3:51)
19. I’m a Hero (1:05)
20. Acceptance (1:28)
21. Fred (2:04)
22. I Made a Mistake (1:53)
23. Your Daughter Needs You (1:28)
24. Diane’s Gift (1:28)
25. Gifted (2:21)
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Plot Synopsis:
Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.

The movie soundtrack of Gifted will be released on April 7, 2017 by Lakeshore Records.

Here’s the movie trailer: Continue reading »

Going in Style

We’ve got our hands on the official track list of the soundtrack of Going in Style, the upcoming crime comedy movie directed by Zach Braff and starring Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, Michael Caine, Ann-Margret, John Ortiz, Matt Dillon, Christopher Lloyd, and Joey King:

Going in Style Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Various artists.

1. Memories Are Made of This – Dean Martin
2. St. Thomas – Sonny Rollins
3. Feel Right – Mark Ronson feat. Mystikal
4. Hard to Handle – Otis Redding
5. Can I Kick It? – A Tribe Called Quest
6. Hey, Look Me Over – Jamie Cullum
7. Hallelujah I Love Her So – Alan Arkin, Ann-Margaret
8. Mean Old World – Sam Cooke
9. What a Diff’rence a Day Makes – Dinah Washington
10. Opening – Rob Simonsen
11. Foreclosure Notice – Rob Simonsen
12. Willie and Kay – Rob Simonsen
13. Rat Pack Robbery – Rob Simonsen
14. FBI Closes In – Rob Simonsen
15. The Line Up – Rob Simonsen
16. The Wedding – Rob Simonsen
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Official music videos are available online:

Feel Right – Mark Ronson feat. Mystikal

Can I Kick It? – A Tribe Called Quest

And preview of some of the songs:

FBI Closes In – Rob Simonsen – Going In Style Soundtrack

Hallelujah I Love Her So – Alan Arkin and Ann-Margret – Going In Style Soundtrack

Hey Look Me Over – Jamie Cullum – Going In Style Soundtrack

Plot Synopsis:
Lifelong buddies Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Al (Alan Arkin), decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Get ready for the grandfather of all heist films!

The movie soundtrack of Going in Style will be released on March 31, 2017 by WaterTower Music.

Here’s the movie trailer: Continue reading »


Here’s the official track list of the soundtrack of Nerve, the latest thriller movie directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman and starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco

Nerve Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music by Rob Simonsen.

1. Game On
2. Player
3. Staten Island
4. Lighthouse
5. Dare Accepted
6. Dress
7. Player vs Player
8. Night Drive
9. Ticket To Aruba
10. New York F***ing City
11. Verrazano
12. Catfight
13. Losing It
14. Snitches Get Stitches
15. A Way Out
16. Coliseum
17. Vote Yes or No
18. The Sun’s Gone Dim and the Sky’s Turned Black (Rob Simonsen Nerve Remix) (Johan Johannsson)
19. Aftermath
20. Let’s Play (Bonus track)
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A preview of the soundtrack:

Nerve – Rob Simonsen – Soundtrack Preview (Official Video)

Rob Simonsen – “Let’s Play” Official Lyric Video – Nerve Soundtrack

Plot Synopsis:
Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico (Emma Roberts), has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition partnered with a mysterious stranger (Dave Franco), the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

The movie soundtrack of Nerve was released on July 29, 2016 by Lakeshore Records.

Other songs featured in the film:
1. CAN’T GET ENOUGH – Basenji
3. PERCUSSION MUSIC FOR FILM – The Wagner College Seahawk Marching Band
4. GET DOWN – Jess Kent
5. I DON’T DREAM – Sweetmates
6. SOAP – Melanie Martinez
7. DARKEN THE DOOR – Crystal Stilts
8. SINCE I DON’T HAVE YOU – The Skyliners
9. YOU GOT IT – Roy Orbison
10. BABY BUNNY SUGAR HONEY – Jerry “Swamp Dogg” Williams
12. INTO THE NIGHT – Benny Mardones
13. RIDE – Lowell featuring Icona Pop
14. GIVE ONE MORE CHANCE – Diplomats of Solid Sound
15. C.R.E.A.M. – Wu-Tang Clan
17. BLACK BELTS – Pyramid Vritra featuring Pyramid Quince
18. INVERTEBRATE – Darke Complex
19. MEGA SECRETS – Family Portrait
20. DEEP DOWN LOW (VIP REMIX) – Valentino Khan
21. BENDER – Bro Safari
22. BASICALLY – Tei Shi
23. OKAY – Holy Ghost!!
24. HEAD DOWN LOW – Alex Winston
25. GIVE ME MORE – Grandtheft
26. CRIME CUTZ – Holy Ghost!!
27. FORGET IT – Blood Orange

Here’s the movie trailer: Continue reading »


Check out the track list of the soundtrack of Burnt, the upcoming fantasy thriller movie directed by Alexandre Aja and starring Daniel Radcliffe:

Burnt Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Various artists.

1. Fire – Barnes Courtney
2. It Serves Your Right To Suffer (The Avener Rework) – The Avener & John Lee Hooker
3. Dream – Autograf
4. Fade Out Lines (The Avener Rework) – The Avener
5. Flashlight – Bonobo *
6. Love Like This – RY X
7. Adam Arrives To London – Rob Simonsen
8. Cooking For Simone – Rob Simonsen
9. Birthday Cake – Rob Simonsen
10. The Next Menu – Rob Simonsen
11. Ode to a Sous Vide – Bradley Cooper

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Plot Synopsis:
Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Does the movie soundtrack of Burnt whet your appetite?

The track list of the soundtrack that will be released by Lakeshore Records:

Burnt Official Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music by Rob Simonsen.

1. Adam Arrives to London
2. Finding the Team
3. Ingredients
4. Cooking for Simone
5. Presentation
6. First Service
7. Preparation
8. The Next Menu
9. Persistence
10. Quality
11. Soft Center
12. Adam’s List
13. Chef de Partie
14. For Paris
15. Yes, Chef
16. We Do What We Do

Burnt Film Score

A preview of the film score thanks to Lakeshore Records:

Burnt – Rob Simonsen – Score Preview (Official Video)


The Age of Adaline

Take a look to the official track list of the film score of The Age of Adaline, the upcoming romantic drama movie directed by Lee Toland Krieger and starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman and Harrison Ford:

The Age of Adaline Original Motion Picture Score
Music by Rob Simonsen.

1. Adaline Bowman
2. At Home
3. January 1st, 1908
4. First Resurrection
5. No Scientific Explanation
6. Never Speak a Word of Her Fate
7. Ellis Brings Flowers
8. Sunken Ship
9. Another Death in the Life
10. Tired of Running
11. Adaline Apologizes
12. Constellations
13. William Recognizes Adaline
14. He Named the Comet Della
15. A Near Miss
16. The Scar
17. Twisted Around the Truth
18. No More Running
19. Second Resurrection
20. Coming Back to Life
21. Hospital Confessions
22. To a Future with an End
23. Start Again – Rob Simonsen and Faux Fix, Feat. Elena Tonra

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A preview of the soundtrack:

The Age Of Adaline Soundtrack: Score Preview – Rob Simonsen (Official Video)

The Age Of Adaline Soundtrack – Various Artists Preview (Official Video)

The Age Of Adaline: “Ellis Brings Flowers” – Rob Simonsen (Official Video)

Lyrics of the theme song:

The Age Of Adaline: Start Again Lyric Video – Rob Simonsen & Faux Fix Ft. Elena Tonra

And an interview with the composer:

Rob Simonsen – The Age Of Adaline Composer Interview HD (Official Video)
Acclaimed composer Rob Simonsen on film scoring for THE AGE OF ADALINE.

Plot Synopsis:
After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones (Michiel Huisman) reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents (Harrison Ford and Kathy Baker) threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

The movie score of The Age of Adaline will be released on April 21, 2015 by Lakeshore Records.

Update – Here’s the soundtrack track list:

The Age of Adaline Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Various artists.

1. Simple Twist Of Fate – Bob Dylan
2. Don’ t Watch Me Dancing – Little Joy
3. Since I Don’ t Have You – The Skyliners
4. Drift Dive – The Antlers
5. Comin’ Back To Me – Jefferson Airplane
6. The Rainbow People – Dexter Gordon
7. Gimme Some Lovin’ – Sam & Dave
8. I’ m Just A Jitterbug – Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb And His Orchestra
9. Tear For You My Dear – Martin Gibson & Jeromy Allinger
10. Brighter In The Night – Nancy McCallion
11. Goodnight – Stephen Lu
12. Auld Lange Syne – Stephen Lu

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The soundtrakc will be released on May 19, 2015.


Here’s the official track list of the soundtrack of Foxcatcher, the upcoming drama movie directed by Bennett Millerm and starring Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, and Vanessa Redgrave:

Foxcatcher Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
With original score by Rob Simonsen, West Dylan Thordson, and Mychael Danna.

1. Home Movie – Rob Simonsen (1:58)
2. Corruption – Rob Simonsen (1:01)
3. Palaces – West Dylan Thordson (1:45)
4. This Land Is Your Land – Bob Dylan (6:00)
5. Duponts – West Dylan Thordson (2:01)
6. Valley Forge – Mychael Danna (0:55)
7. To Forget – West Dylan Thordson (4:22)
8. Strange New World – Rob Simonsen (1:32)
9. Villa Del Refugio – This Will Destroy You (4:21)
10. The Continuation of Things – Rob Simonsen (1:26)
11. Olympic Losses – Rob Simonsen (6:18)
12. Honor – Rob Simonsen (0:57)
13. Child (To Forget) – West Dylan Thordson (1:57)
14. Times Achanging – West Dylan Thordson (2:26)
15. Sealion – Joshua L. Pearson (1:25)
16. Für Alina – Arvo Pärt & Alexander Malter (10:40)

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Plot Synopsis:
The true story of Olympic Wrestling Champion Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) who decides to get justice after schizophrenic John duPont (Steve Carell) killed his brother, Olympic Champion Dave Schultz (Mark Ruffalo).

The movie soundtrack of Foxcatcher is already available on iTunes.

Wish I Was Here

Here’s the official track list of the soundtrack of Wish I Was Here, the latest drama copmedy movie starring Zach Braff, Josh gad, Ashely Greene, Kate Hudson, joey King, and Mandy Patinkin:

Wish I Was Here Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music composed by Rob Simonsen.

1. Running Through the Woods (1:40)
2. The Family Bloom (1:26)
3. The Frozen Forest (1:16)
4. I’m Excited to Ask Her a Question (1:54)
5. The Dark Cliffs of Father Rabbi (1:04)
6. Talking to Jesse (1:23)
7. I Already Am a Great Matriarch (1:09)
8. Shimmering (2:01)
9. Sitting on This Rock Here With You (1:51)
10. Let Dad Sleep (1:05)
11. Fixing the Fence (1:05)
12. Swimming in Sunlight (1:52)
13. Forward Is the Only Direction We Have (3:23)

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Plot Synopsis:
Aidan Bloom (played by Zach Braff) is a 35-year-old man who finds himself at major crossroads, which forces him to examine his life, his career, and his family.

The movie soundtrack of Wish I Was Here is already available on Amazon and iTunes.

And in the video below, Rob Simonsen, the composer of the score for Wish I Was Here, performs the film’s theme:


Girl Most Likely

Here’s the official track list of the soundtrack of Girl Most Likely, the comedy movie directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini and starring Kristen Wiig in the lead role:

Girl Most Likely Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music composed and conducted by Rob Simonsen.

1. School Play
2. Suicide Letter
3. Zelda
4. Your Panties Are Showing
5. Sheet Fort
6. Dad is Alive?
7. Dad is Alive? (Alternate Version)
8. Library Thief
9. Jailed
10. Ralph’ s Creation
11. Imogene’ s Family Affliction
12. Crying in the Rain
13. The Boardwalk
14. Lee Offers a Ride
15. Going to Dad’ s House
16. How Much Money Do You Need
17. I’ m Sorry I Ruined Your Life
18. Armando Attacks
19. It All Works in the End

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Plot Synopsis:
“A failed New York playwright awkwardly navigates the transition from Next Big Thing to Last Year’s News.”

The movie soundtrack will be released on August 13, 2013 by Varese Sarabande Records.

The Spectacular Now

Here’s the official track list of the soundtrack of The Spectacular Now, the upcoming comedy drama movie directed by James Ponsoldt and starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley:

The Spectacular Now Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Music by Rob Simonsen.

1. My Name Is Sutter Keely
2. Paper Route
3. Sutter and Amy
4. Amy’s House
5. IM’ing Cassidy
6. Walk in the Trees
7. Turn It Around
8. Prom Flask
9. I Want To Call Him
10. Porch Talk
11. Drive to Dad’s
12. I Wasn’t Kicked Out, I Left
13. Waiting Room
14. Goodbye, Cassidy
15. Leaving Her
16. I’m a King
17. Towards an Unknown Future
18. Epictacular Then
19. In the Moment
20. It’s in the Air
Bonus Tracks:
21. Song for Zula – Phosphorescent
22. Baby (feat. Dâm-Funk) – Ariel Pink
23. Wakin’ On a Pretty Day – Kurt Vile
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Plot Synopsis:
“A hard-partying high school senior’s philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical nice girl.”

The movie soundtrack of The Spectacular Now will be released on July 30, 2013 by Lakeshore Records.

Update – thanks to Lakeshore Records, here’s a preview of the soundtrack:

The Spectacular Now – Official Soundtrack Preview – Rob Simonsen + Bonus Tracks