Following our previous monthly placement recaps, let us have a look at the music in October’s trailers!
‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer Music feat. Michael Nielsen
‘Planet Earth II’ Trailer Music feat. Sigur Rós, Hans Zimmer
The Official Trailer for BBC’s Planet Earth II featured Sigur Rós’ Hoppípolla (listen to original, listen to new trailer versione) from their TAKK album (purchase here). You can read about the new version of the track here.
The Official Extended Trailer for Planet Earth II then featured the main theme composed by Hans Zimmer. Feel free to read our extensive review of the soundtrack.
‘Final Fantasy XV’ Trailer Music feat. Andreas Kübler, Naked Woods, Francois Jolin, Attila Ats, Peter Vozar
DIGIC Pictures‘ wonderful CG cinematic trailer for Final Fantasy XV featured quite a lot of different artists: In the beginning you can hear Naked Woods’ song Share (I Had Dreams) The main song Endlessness (listen here) was composed by Andreas Kübler from IMAscore and published by Really Slow Motion and End of Silence. During the epilog dialogue, you can hear a part of Behind This Mirror (listen here) by Francois Jolin feat. Armaud from Eon Sounds. Custom Sound Design and Music Supervision were handled by Attila Ats and Peter Vozar.
‘The Young Pope’ Trailer Music feat. Brand X Music, Max Cameron
The badass trailer for HBO’s The Young Pope features Brand X Music‘s track Pulsar in the first 10 seconds followed by Max Cameron’s track Beat The Clock (listen here), published by Liquid Cinema, until the end. You can read more about the creation of the teaser here.
‘Paterson’ Trailer Music feat. Willie West
‘A Cure for Wellness’ Trailer Music feat. Mirel Wagner/The Ramones
‘Logan’ Trailer Music feat. Johnny Cash/Nine Inch Nails
The first Official Trailer for Logan featured Johnny Cash’s cover of Nine Inch Nails’ Hurt.
‘Man Down’ Trailer Music feat. TV on the Radio
The Official Trailer for Man Down featured TV on the Radio’s DLZ from their DEAR SCIENCE album (purchase here) throughout. If the song sounds familiar, that might be because it was featured in episode 10 of Breaking Bad’s second season (“Stay out of my territory.”)
‘Civilisation VI’ Trailer Music feat. Christopher Tin
‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ Trailer Music feat. Brand X Music, Max Cameron
The second International Trailer for Underworld: Blood Wars featured Nick Road‘s Icarus Lives, published by Colossal Trailer Music, throughout. You can also parts of Hannu Honkonen‘s Snowblind from Epic North Music‘s ARCTIC ENGINE album, co-published by Really Slow Motion.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Trailer Music feat. Confidential Music
In the pretty gloomy Teaser Trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales you can hear Confidential Music’s Raise The Stake.
‘Power Rangers’ Trailer Music feat. Halsey/Johnny Cash
The Teaser Trailer for Power Rangers featured Halsey‘s cover of Johnny Cash’s classic I Walk the Line from her BADLANDS album (listen here, purchase here) in the first half. It is also very likely that you hear parts from Brian Tyler‘s upcoming film score in the Teaser. You can read more about what Max Landis thinks about the production here, answering why the trailer feels so similar to the Chronicle trailer (watch a mashup of both trailers).
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer Music feat. Blue Swede
In the first Official Trailer for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy you can hear Blue Swede’s classic Hooked On A Feeling.
‘Evolution’ Trailer Music feat. Scott Miller and Martyn Corbet
The Official Trailer for French drama Evolution featured Scott Miller’s and Martyn Corbet’s Pyromania from 1:19 till the end, published by The Hit House.
‘The Boss Baby’ Trailer Music feat. Willie West, The Isley Brothers
The Teaser Trailer for The Boss Baby featured Stealers Wheel’s Stuck in the Middle (listen here, purchase here) in the first and The Isley Brothers’ It’s Your Thing (listen here, purchase here) in the second half.
‘Titanfall 2’ Trailer Music feat. Sergiu Muresan and Joshua Crispin
The Official Single Player Gameplay Trailer for Titanfall 2 featured Sergiu Muresan‘s and Joshua Crispin‘s Laniakea from Giant Apes Music‘s INTO THE HORIZON album from 0:08 till the end, published by Really Slow Motion.
‘Sleepless’ Trailer Music feat. Drake
The Official Trailer for Sleepless featured Drake’s Energy from his IF YOU’RE READING THIS IT’S TOO LATE album from 1:15 till the end.
‘Mafia III’ Trailer Music feat. Ice Cube
‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Trailer Music feat. Dorothy
‘Dishonored 2’ Trailer Music feat. Ruelle
‘Hitman’ Trailer Music feat. Joshua Crispin and Jean-Gabriel Raynaud, Paul Dinletir
The Season Finale Trailer for Hitman Joshua Crispin and Jean-Gabriel Raynaud‘s Resurgence from Giant Apes DARK BEGINNINGS album from 0:04 till 0:23, published by Really Slow Motion. It is then followed by Paul Dinletir’s Forgive us Our Trespasses (listen here) from audiomachine‘s DECIMUS album.
‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Trailer Music feat. Alexander David Norman, Guns N’ Roses
The first Official Trailer for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter featured Alexander David Norman’s Hail The Machine from Giant Ape Music’s DNA VOL.1 album from 0:21 – 0:38, published by Really Slow Motion.
In the second Official Trailer for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter you can hear the Eelz Remix of Guns N’ Roses’ classic Paradise City, published by Pusher Music.
‘Batman: Return to Arkham’ Trailer Music feat. Joshua Crispin and Jaroslav Beck
‘Lego Star Wars – The First Order Siege Of Takodana’ feat. (Alexandre Guiraud)
‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ Trailer Music feat. Kevin Sargent
Honorable Mentions: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’, ‘Westworld’
This list was created by Rain Ventsel and Peter F. Ebbinghaus. We hope you enjoyed our selection. If you feel like we missed something or if you would like to join us for the next edition, please feel free to comment below this article or contact us via email.