Julia Holter is Releasing Score to the Miles Teller Film “Bleed For This,” Shares “Fighting Duran”

Bleed For This Film and Soundtrack Due Out November 18, Soundtrack Also Features Willis Earl Beal Songs

Oct 13, 2016 Bookmark and Share


Los Angeles based artist Julia Holter released her fantastic fourth full-length album, Have You in My Wilderness, last September via Domino and it made it to #4 on our Top 100 Albums of 2015 list. Her music is somewhat cinematic in nature, so it's little surprise that she's been tapped to do the score for the new boxing drama Bleed For This, which stars Miles Teller (Whiplash) as real life world champion boxer Vinny Paz. Willis Earl Beal also acts in the film and has three songs on the soundtrack. The film is due out November 18 and the soundtrack comes out digitally the same day via Milan, with a physical release on November 25. Holter has shared an instrumental track from the soundtrack, "Fighting Duran," which you can listen to below. Also below is the film's trailer and the soundtrack's tracklist.

Ben Younger (Boiler Room, Prime) directed Bleed For This and discussed working with Holter in a press release: "The first time I heard Julia Holter's voice was in a rental car driving on La Brea listening to Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW. It was one of those moments when you know you will love a song three notes in. You just know. I ran straight back to my friend's house where I was staying, downloaded the album, hit the repeat button and wrote all morning while that song played.

"Two years later I asked Julia to come work with me on Bleed For This. She had never scored a film before but her emotional acuity and musical genius allowed for a seamless transition. Julia does not score by the numbers. To be reductive in the interest of space, the woman is highly unconventional. And while she hits all the emotional beats in a scene, if you listen to the music without picture you may wonder what the fuck is happening. Mate it to picture, however, and it becomes revelatory. I LOVE this. I am a big proponent of giving people jobs that are completely outside of their wheelhouse. The results can be dramatic, as they are here."

The film also stars Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds, and Ted Levine.

Read our rave review of Have You in My Wilderness here and our 2015 interview with Holter.

Bleed For This Sountrack Tracklist:

1. Willis Earl Beal - "Too Dry To Cry"
2. Audio Two - "Top Billin"
3. Julia Holter - "Splitting 10's"
4. Julia Holter - "A Small Fantasy"
5. George Michael - "Monkey"
6. Billy Squier - "Emotions in Motion"
7. Bad Company - "Rock Steady"
8. Julia Holter - "Maxim's I"
9. Julia Holter - "Home Movies"
10. Willis Earl Beal - "Disintegrating"
11. Julia Holter - "Fighting Dele"
12. Julia Holter - " Vinny Vs. Them"
13. Julia Holter - "Not Gonna Fight Again"
14. Willis Earl Beal - "Burning Bridges"
15. Julia Holter - "Fighting Duran"
16. Julia Holter - "Show Me How You Fight"
17. Julia Holter - "Final Round"
18. Julia Holter - "Vinny's Triumph"



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October 13th 2016
7:33pm

Awesome just waiting here