Original score from the 2021 thriller television series directed by David Morlet, starring Christopher Bayemi, Chloé Jouannet and Nadia Farès, produced and released by TF1 (France).
THE STORY: Théo Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.
THE SCORE: “I’ve known director David Morley for a long time and it’s always a pleasure to work with him. He’s always very precise and knows exactly what he wants. In that case it was the mixture of a ‘machine’ like score and simple melodic tunes to describe the main characters. He also wanted some piano, but ‘different’ to describe the mental state of mind of the main character. I opted for a micro tuned Pleyel Upright with layers of t-shirt inside to muffled the sound. I also used and amazing sound sculpture from AZZAM Bells to add an organic layers to the more electronic oriented cues. I also recorded an string quartet at my studio for a few cues that needed some sweetening towards the end of the season.” – Erwann Kermorvant
THE COMPOSERS: Erwann Kermorvant began his musical education at the age of 7 at the Lorient Conservatory where he started playing the clarinet. Since finishing the film music program of UCLA, he has written dozens of film and television scores, including the western adventure Big City and the space comedy Un ticket pour l’espace, both of which were released on CD by MovieScore Media. Kermorvant’s most recent credits include Ludovic Colbeau Justin’s comedy Le Lion and Bronx, the composer’s seventh collaboration with director Olivier Marchal since 2004 (36th Precinct, A Gang Story, Section Zero and Carbone). Stephan Le Gouvello started out playing the piano, percussion, drums, guitar and trumpet before carving out a film composer career. He has written music for numerous television shows, including R.I.S. Police scientifique (2008-2013), No Limit (2013) and Contact (2017).
MMS21042 LUTHER (Original Television Soundtrack)
Music Composed by ERWANN KERMORVANT & STEPHANE LE GOUVELLO
Release date (digital): June 11, 2021