Grammy award winning electronic duo Daft Punk - who takes music as seriously as TRON fans take computer references - is scoring the upcoming film TRON: Legacy. It's no accident that the group's two visionary musicians, Guy-Manuel de Homen-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, are TRON fans too. Having grown up with an admiration for the ground-breaking TRON film in the 80s, Daft Punk took on the scoring of the next chapter of the story with extraordinary thought and precision. The critically acclaimed French duo composed and produced the album. The Duo assembled a symphony of one hundred world class musicians in London and recorded the orchestra at AIR Lyndhurst Studios, Britain's premier scoring facility.
Simply put, Daft Punk's music for Tron: Legacy sets exactly the tone it should: vast, dark, dramatic, rhythmic, cinematic, and best of all, original. Daft Punk is known for experiments in electronic music, which might make you think that their score here is solely electronic noise in nature. This might fit the themes of the movie in its own way, but there's a lot more to it. The real surprise here is the level of symphonic music that is used, often fused … more