The Original Score Soundtrack album for HIDDEN FIGURES, composed by Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, and Benjamin Wallfisch, has been released by Columbia Records and is available to download on iTunes, stream on Spotify and Apple Music and purchase as a CD on Amazon. Benjamin was honored to collaborate with Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer on the score, which was recently nominated in the Golden Globe Awards. The film is in theatres everywhere on January 6, 2017.
"This started off with all of us piling into a room and playing together. I had this idea: How do these women think differently about mathematics? They dance about math. The rhythm shouldn’t be straight, it should swing a little. It really was the three of us. People don’t understand that we really do work well as musicians in bands"
In a recent Variety article by Jon Burlingame, the three composers talk about how they came together, trading musical ideas - allowing them to craft a unique sound and style incorporating elements of the 60s, jazz, gospel, and mathematical rhythm. Read the full article here:
In addition, IndieWire recently interviewed several members of the creative team behind the movie, including the three composers. Read more here:
Read the recent New York Times and Esquire pieces on Pharrell Williams here: