Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1


additional music, additional arrangements and synth programming


Francis Lawrence


It’s been an absolute thrill to be a part of the music team on the Hunger Games series. Over the past two movies, James Newton Howard has developed a distinct set of rich and moving themes and it’s been a fun journey to hear how these themes are evolving in this first part of the third book. Francis Lawrence has been an inspiring force behind this hugely successful franchise.

I’ve had the opportunity to write additional music on all three Hunger Games which has been an absolute honor. Surprisingly enough, on this one I’ve also done some whistling for the scene where the Mockingjays are mimicking Katniss singing ‘The Hanging Tree’ song (written by The Lumineers), which involved recording over 60 different takes of me whistling different harmonies of that song. Who would’ve thought…


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