Lakeshore Records, Boss, Brian Reitzell, Wilco, Kelsey Grammer, Jonathan Groff
Lakeshore Records will release Boss – Original Television Soundtrack digitally on December 18th and in stores on January 29, 2013. The soundtrack features original songs composed by Brian Reitzell featuring appearances by Nicolas Godin and Jean Benoit of AIR, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Paul Buchanan of The Blue Nile, Jonathan Meiburg and Lucas Oswald of Shearwater, and Tim Rutili of Califone, with tracks by Robert Plant, Mark Hollis, and Wilco.
As composer, producer, and/or music supervisor, Brian Reitzell's films include Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation and Marie Antoinette; Roman Coppola's C.Q.; Peter Berg's Friday Night Lights; Marc Forster's Stranger Than Fiction; Rian Johnson's The Brothers Bloom; David Slade's 30 Days of Night; Mike Mills' Beginners and Thumbsucker; Catherine Hardwicke's Red Riding Hood. Reitzell comes from the world of being in bands and often likes to collaborate with artists outside of the film world on scores. Having worked with such artists as Kevin Shields (My Bloody Valentine), Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dustin O'Halloran, Fever Ray to name a few. He played drums with the bands Air and Redd Kross - recording and touring extensively, often working on films at the same time. His current projects include Gus Van Sant's Promised Land, Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring.
Boss stars Kelsey Grammer in his Golden Globe- winning role as fictional Chicago Mayor Tom Kane, a man who holds sway over just about everything in Chicago – except his own life. Estranged from his wife and daughter, he is left with no one to turn to when he learns he has a degenerative brain disorder. It's a secret that threatens to rip everything from him and in order to maintain his power, he governs as he always has – ruthlessly.