Listen to Mike Patton’s Score for The Place Beyond the Pines


Ryan Gosling MetallicaThe Place Beyond the Pines — although known as “that new movie where Ryan Gosling plays a bank robber who really likes Metallica” — features a score by Mike Patton, and that score is now streaming at Pitchfork. It’s typically atypical work for Patton; if you’re expecting something schizophrenic and wacky like his score for Crank 2, you’re going to be disappointed… or maybe elated. This music is sparse, understated, and a little sad, as I would image is befitting the new movie from the writer/director of Blue Valentine.

Check out Patton’s score here; it will be released for sale on April 9. Oh, and in case you missed it — didja know that we recently named Patton the sixteenth best frontman in modern metal?

The Place Beyond the Pines opens in limited release today, and seems to be getting favorable reviews, for whatever that’s worth. You can check out the trailer below.

[via The PRP]


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