Not So Solo! Souncast Stereo (Ep. 22)

Not So Solo! - Soundcast Stereo (Ep. 22)

Just before the end of 2017, news dropped that composer JOHN WILLIAMS would be composing a new, main theme for the upcoming SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY feature film, while JOHN POWELL would adapt and compose the rest of the original score.  Erik Woods and Christopher Coleman share their reaction to the news, what they think might be behind this decision, and whether they see this as a good good choice or not.

Episode Highlights

01:16 - Breaking News - John Williams composes for Solo
03:13 - How we reacted to the announcement
09:27 - Speculating on Why
13:34 - Is this a good idea?
20:36 - Our expectations for the new Han Solo theme
23:49 - Will this help or hamper John Powell
28:57 - Wrapping up

Music Selections

00:00 - "Enjoy the Ride" (Mars Needs Moms) by John Powell
10:42 - "The Asteroid Field" (Star Wars:  The Empire Strikes Back) by John Williams


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The official podcast of Tracksounds.com, The SoundCast is hosted by Christopher Coleman and features reviews and discussions centered around film, TV, and video game soundtracks. Special edition episodes include interviews with composers and other industry professionals.

The Soundcast Stereo is co-hosted by Christopher Coleman and Erik Woods (Cinematic Sound Radio).  Each episode is a 30 minute (ish), two channel conversation about the world of film, television, and video game music.