Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have composed the soundtrack to Brad Pitt’s forthcoming film ‘War Machine’, and today we hear the first peep from the 19-song album, an ambient, kraut-rock-sounding track also titled ‘War Machine’.
“Together we made a score that was both light and dark, propulsive and meditative at the same time,” the pair said in a statement. “We developed a kind of ‘spiritual electronics’ that captured both the melancholy and the terrible absurdity of the Afghan war. It was a great pleasure to work with David Michôd, who is not only an extraordinary filmmaker but a musician too. Our favourite score!”
The soundtrack will be out on Friday, with the film coming to Netflix on the same day. Check out War Machine, below.