11 truly tremendous moments in movie music in 2013 (audio)


The 2013 film year didn’t disappoint, and neither did its soundtracks featuring beautifully composed original scores and brilliantly chosen songs to accompany the films.

Take a look back at some of the shrewdest choices the filmmakers made and the unexpected collaborations between them and many of the best composers in Hollywood, including the likes of Hans Zimmer and Cliff Martinez.

You may not consider this the best movie music of 2013, but each choice left an astounding impression on me that I won’t soon forget. These sounds remain inside my head, tumbling back and forth and forcing me to revisit some of the instant classics that made 2013 one of the best film years I can remember.

Jimmie Noone – “Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me” (from “Blue Jasmine”)

Steve Jablonsky – “I’m Big” (from “Pain & Gain”)

Hans Zimmer – ” What Are You Going To Do When You Are Not Saving the World” (from “Man of Steel”)

Ramin Djawadi – “Pacific Rim”

Hot Chocolate – “Every 1’s a Winner” (from “Frances Ha”)

M83 – “Waking Up” (from “Oblivion”)

Britney Spears/James Franco – “Everytime” (from “Spring Breakers”)

Sleigh Bells – “Crown on the Ground” (from “The Bling Ring”)

Cliff Martinez – “Wanna Fight” (from “Only God Forgives”)

Mike Patton – “The Snow Angel” (from “The Place Beyond the Pines”)

Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford – “Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song)” (from “Inside Llewyn Davis”)

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