If you haven’t seen the trailer for the upcoming Baz Luhrmann (Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge!) film Australia yet, just wait. It is sure to be invading every television commercial break very soon. The film is being released on Nov 26 and will hopefully prove to be as epic as this song by Explosions in the Sky which is featured in the trailer.
The last film (that I can recall) to feature Explosions this heavily was Friday Night Lights, a film so excellent they turned it into a(n almost equally great) television series. Both the film and series had the music of Explosions at their heart.
If you are a fan of this song check out Friday Night Lights (the film) on DVD. That film is proof positive the power music can have on atmosphere and mood.
And who knows, maybe Australia will deliver the goods as well. Until then…
- Explosions in the Sky - The Only Moment We Were Alone