Check out this exclusive Behind-The-Scenes video with Blake Neely as he composes the Crisis on Earth-X Soundtrack
La-La Land Records, Warner Bros., DC and WaterTower Music present the original score from the CW / DC four-part 2017 television crossover event, CRISIS ON EARTH X, the knockout story arc that brought together the hit shows ARROW, THE FLASH, DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW and SUPERGIRL for an incredible, explosive saga. Acclaimed composers Blake Neely (THE FLASH, ARROW, THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD), Nathaniel Blume, Daniel James Chan and Sherri Chung provide the perfectly-pitched, thrilling musical soundscape for this landmark television event! Dramatic, full-throttle, emotional and suspenseful, this is music that fans of all these beloved shows will treasure! Produced by Blake Neely and mastered by Stephen Marsh, CRISIS ON EARTH X is a special limited edition CD release of 3000 units that can ONLY be purchased from La-La Land Records at www.lalalandrecords.com . The super-heroic art design is by Dan Goldwasser.
CRISIS ON EARTH-X is the DC Comics crossover event between Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The crossover episodes originally aired over two nights. In PART 4: Legends of Tomorrow, Barry (The Flash) and Iris’s wedding brings the gang together, but things go awry when villains from Earth-X attack the ceremony. Earth-X is a world where Germany won World War II and Reverse Flash, Dark Arrow and Metallo reign. Superheroes band together with help from friends Citizen Cold, The Ray, Felicity Smoak, Iris West and Alex Danvers to take on their most formidable villains yet. Earth’s mightiest heroes – Green Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash and White Canary – lead the teams into battle to save the world.
Blake Neely is an award-winning composer whose work spans film, television and the concert world. He is currently scoring ABC’s “Deception” and “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World,” NBC’s “Blindspot,” and the CW’s “Riverdale,” “Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.” Recent work also includes the acclaimed Netflix docuseries “The Keepers.” Neely’s TV career began fifteen years ago with producer Greg Berlanti and, to date, he has scored over 1,000 episodes of television, across more than thirty television series, including CNN’s highly-watched “Decades” Series (“The Sixties,” “The Seventies”), “The Mentalist,” “Brothers & Sisters,” “Eli Stone,” and “Political Animals.” Among his film credits are “The Case Against 8,” “Life As We Know It,” “The Great Buck Howard,” “The Wedding Date,” and “Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope.” He has received three EMMY® Award nominations for his scores to ABC’s “Pan Am,” the HBO mini-series “The Pacific,” and for his main title theme from the series “Everwood.” Neely has worked as a co-composer, conductor, and orchestrator with such masters as Michael Kamen, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, and Vangelis, writing additional music for “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “King Kong,” “Something’s Gotta Give,” “The Last Samurai,” and many others. He has been a featured lecturer on film music at the Sundance Institute, University of Southern California, Columbia College, UCLA, Hollywood Music Workshop Vienna, the Conservatory of Music Puerto Rico, NYU, and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
[via The CW]