Fresh off Lionsgate original musical film La La Land winning six Academy Awards, including “Best Original Score” and “Best Original Song,” Interscope Records releases a medley of the two nominated songs — “City of Stars” and “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” — performed by John Legend. The studio version includes vocals by Legend, piano by Justin Hurwitz and a live orchestra arranged by Hurwitz.
Directed by Academy Award winner Damien Chazelle, La La Land was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, winning six for Cinematography, Actress in a Leading Role, Directing, Production Design, in addition to composer Justin Hurwitz’s wins for for “Best Score” and “Best Original Song,” which he shared with lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
On Friday, Interscope released La La Land: The Complete Musical Experience, which includes both the film’s original soundtrack and score, plus several previously unreleased tracks. The track-listing mimics the song sequence in the film and offers listeners a complete at-home audio experience of La La Land.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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