Title - 'Sicario' [Soundtrack Score]
Artist - Jˇhann Jˇhannsson
'Sicario' is a crime thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Taylor Sheridan. The film stars Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, and Josh Brolin. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
At the border between the United States and Mexico, idealistic FBI Special Weapons and Tactics Teams agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by a government official to aid in a joint task force tracking down an anonymous drug lord.
Jˇhann Jˇhannsson is the 2015 Golden Globe winner for Best Score for his work on 'Theory of Everything' which sold 9K copies in the U.S. Jˇhann is also a solo artist formally signed to 4AD Records. Here on his quite brilliant, captivating soundtrack score for 'Sicario,' he has ensured that the Oscar contender for 2016 has a musical underbelly to perfectly match the tone of the film.
Indeed, Jˇhann paints a unique picture for this film with music and ambient sound that gives the listener a different-than-usual-score experience. The ambient sounds are not repetitious in any fashion, moreover they act as simplified sounds that can really create the mood of the piece.
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