Oblivion is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Joseph Kosinski and starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and Andrea Riseborough. The film is set in a post-apocalyptic Earth where humanity has been decimated by an alien invasion and the survivors live in a giant space station orbiting the planet. Cruise plays Jack Harper, a drone repairman who discovers a mysterious woman in a crashed spacecraft and begins to question his reality and his mission.
The film's soundtrack was composed by Anthony Gonzalez of the French electronic music project M83 and Joseph Trapanese, who also collaborated with Daft Punk on Kosinski's previous film Tron: Legacy. The soundtrack features a blend of electronic and orchestral music that creates a futuristic and atmospheric mood for the film. The soundtrack also includes a six-minute title track featuring vocals by Susanne SundfÃr, which was released as a single on April 2, 2013.
The soundtrack received positive reviews from critics and fans alike, who praised its originality, epicness and emotionality. The soundtrack was nominated for several awards, including the World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Film Score of the Year and the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film. The soundtrack was also commercially successful, reaching number 19 on the Billboard 200 chart and number 4 on the Top Soundtracks chart.
The soundtrack is available in digital and physical formats, as well as a deluxe edition that includes bonus tracks and remixes. The soundtrack was also released on vinyl by Mondo on April 30, 2013. The soundtrack is a must-have for fans of M83, sci-fi films and cinematic music.One of the highlights of the soundtrack is the title track \"Oblivion\", which features the haunting vocals of Norwegian singer-songwriter Susanne SundfÃr. The song was written by Gonzalez and SundfÃr, who met through a mutual friend and decided to collaborate on the project. The song is a powerful and emotional ballad that reflects the themes of the film, such as memory, identity and love. The song was well received by critics and audiences, who praised SundfÃr's voice and the song's melody and lyrics. The song was also used in the film's trailer and end credits.
Another standout track is \"StarWaves\", which is an instrumental piece that plays during one of the film's most memorable scenes, where Jack and Julia fly over the ruins of New York City. The track is a mix of synth and strings that creates a sense of wonder and nostalgia for the lost world. The track was also released as a single on March 26, 2013, along with \"Oblivion\". The track was described by Gonzalez as \"one of my favorite tracks on the album. It's very simple and quiet, but very emotional too.\"
The soundtrack also features some tracks that are more action-oriented and tense, such as \"Waking Up\", \"Raven Rock\" and \"Undimmed by Time, Unbound by Death\". These tracks use more percussion and brass to create a sense of urgency and danger for the film's characters. These tracks also showcase Trapanese's orchestral skills and his contribution to the score. Trapanese said that he wanted to \"create a hybrid score that had both electronic and acoustic elements that could meld together seamlessly.\" aa16f39245