Three-part stop-motion film The House landed on Netflix this week with fans already discussing its “magnificent” soundtrack. The Netflix release follows three stories set in the past, present and future of one house.
Many seem to have already watched the dark animated comedy as they have shared their thoughts on social media. While some have applauded the animation, others have shared their appreciation of The House soundtrack.
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The House soundtrack explored
The House’s soundtrack was composed by renowned musician and producer Gustavo Santaolalla, who is known for his work on TV, film and video games.
As the film is split into three episodes, so is the soundtrack as it follows the past, present and future narratives of the house. On disc one, ie the first part, there are 13 compositions, with a further ten on the second and 15 on the third, meaning there is a total of 38 tracks in the entire soundtrack.
Santaolalla mentioned his work on Netflix’s The House on Twitter on Friday (14 January) following its release. In a tweet to his 26,200 followers, he wrote: “TheHouse is finally out! You can see the series at Netflix and listen to the music on all digital platforms! Check out this chilling animation I composed the music for, and also had the honour of composing the end titles song with Jarvis Cocker.”
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What else has Gustavo Santaolalla worked on?
Gustavo Santaolalla is an Oscar-winning composer having won the accolade twice for his work on 2005 film Brokeback Mountain and the following year for Babel.
The celebrated composer has also worked on TV scores with notable credits including Jane The Virgin, Narcos: Mexico, and Making A Murderer. He also scored popular video game series The Last Of Us and is set to work on the music for its upcoming TV adaptation.
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Netflix fans applaud The House soundtrack
As many discuss the new release online, others have shared their appreciation for the Netflix releases’ score: