Lorne Balfe

The Musical Anthology of His Dark Materials

Release Notes
  • Record Store Day EU/UK 2020 Exclusive Release
  • Double LP housed in a gatefold jacket
  • Includes a set of 4 alternative ‘Multiverse’ covers printed on double-sided inserts.
  • HBO/BBC series currently airing.
The Musical Anthology of His Dark Materials
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Composer LORNE BALFE with BBC NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF WALES introduces the series and character themes for HIS DARK MATERIALS, the new TV adaptation of Philip Pullman’s acclaimed series of novels. Recorded specially for album release, LORNE BALFE has assembled an impressive and varied cast of recording artists to present the new themes for this eagerly anticipated series. For this concept driven release, Lorne Balfe has assembled a superb, diverse, and devoted cast of performing artists to present the exquisitely crafted new musical themes. Already fans of the book and wanting to contribute to the Series, the album connects singer K T Tunstall, drummer Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), cellist Tina Guo (Hans Zimmer Live and The World of Hans Zimmer), post modern composer-cellist Peter Gregson, steam punk influenced violinist and dancer Lindsey Stirling, classical horn player Sarah Willis, BAFTA award winning composer, multi instrumentalist Richard Harvey and Vanya Moneva’s Ethnic Bulgarian Choir. Lorne Balfe [MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT, THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, CHURCHILL] is a Grammy Award-winning, EMMY and BAFTA nominated composer.