Rob Simonsen, Coeur Review
Rob Simonsen is an American film composer, musician, and music producer. Simonsen is well-known for his powerful storytelling within his compositions. Amongst a new wave of composers making an impact in the industry, Simonsen developed under the mentorship of Mychael Danna. The longtime collaborators scored films including Marc Webb’s indie hit (500) Days of Summer; and Simonsen provided additional music for others, including Bennett Miller’s Moneyball and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, which won four Academy Awards including Best Original Score. Working independently, he garnered two 2013 World Soundtrack Academy Award nominations for two Sundance hits: James Ponsoldt’s The Spectacular Nowand Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s The Way, Way Back. That same year, he scored the global ad launch for Apple’s iPhone 5 and provided the iconic piano music for their “Everyday” campaign. Recent projects include the comedy The Master Cleanse (starring Johnny Galecki and Anjelica Huston), Roland Emmerich’s political drama Stonewall and the Weinstein Company’s Burnt starring Bradley Cooper, Uma Thurman and Sienna Miller. Simonsen is releasing his long-awaited solo debut RÊVERIES, with a September 6th release date on Sony Music Masterworks. The announcement of the album comes along with the new video for the album track “Coeur,” which was directed by Simonsen.
Release Date: July 26, 2019
Cinematic musical drama at its best.