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PREMIERE: Clint Mansell Shares New Track For Netflix Film
Christian Eede , October 9th, 2020 15:47

'Rebecca, Always Rebecca' is lifted from his score for the latest Netflix Original film, 'Rebecca'

Clint Mansell has been drafted to soundtrack a new Netflix Original film called Rebecca, which offers a new interpretation of the 1938 novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier.

The psychological thriller – directed by Ben Wheatley and starring Lily James, Armie Hammer and Kristin Scott Thomas – will debut on Netflix on October 21, and Lakeshore and Invada Records are sharing release duties for Mansell's score. Premiering above is one of the 20 tracks that Mansell has produced for Rebecca, 'Rebecca, Always Rebecca'.

Speaking about his score, Mansell says: "Of course the main objective is to serve the film, support the story, and have the music play its role. But aside from that, to be honest, when I approach a new film nothing is sacred, everything is up for grabs. You need to take it apart and then rebuild it to find one's own voice within it. That said I love to do lots of research on a project before I start writing – it's my most favourite part of the process. The film I'm scoring has to inform me of what it needs, to what it will respond. So, an intimate knowledge of the work, other interpretations, background, the author, etc. is key to my being receptive to that."

Lakeshore and Invada Records will release Rebecca — Music From The Netflix Film on October 23, 2020.