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James Newton Howard to Score “The Water Horse”

January 15th, 2007 by Paul Martin

From director Jay Russel’s official MySpace: Just a brief note to tell you how excited I am that I just signed James Newton Howard on to compose the score for “The Waterhorse.” I loved his scores for “The Sixth Sense” and “Signs.” I thought both pieces had a wonderful combination of tension and mysticism. Not the easiest musical feat to accomplish.

James Newton Howard is a favorite composer of mine. You’ll thank yourself if you buy any (ALL) of the following scores:

  • The Sixth Sense
  • Unbreakable
  • Signs
  • The Village
  • Lady in the Water

Even if you didn’t like the movie, the music is well worth the listen, and believe me, you’ll listen to it a lot. It is layered and complex, and beautifully poetic all at once.

If you’d like to do some more research on the music of composer James Newton Howard, check out this awesome fansite: james-newton-howard.com