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Premiere: Jeff Russo “Hazel and Delores” From The Umbrella Academy Soundtrack

Feb 14, 2019

Acclaimed composer Jeff Russo (Legion, Star Trek: Discovery) has written the original score for the new Netflix series The Umbrella Academy. Under the Radar is happy to premiere “Hazel and Delores” from the soundtrack.

Lakeshore Records will release the score digitally tomorrow, February 15, when the show debuts on Netflix. Developed by Steve Blackman, the series is based on the Eisner award-winning comics and graphic novels created and written by Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.

Says Russo about the experience: “With such an eclectic group of characters, writing themes was super fun. Many different personalities got many different musical motifs and feelings.”

Russo, who is also a founding member, lead guitarist and co-songwriter of the band Tonic, has a number of noteworthy scoring crrdits, earning an Emmy Award and another two nominations for his memorable music on FX’s Fargo. He also scored HBO’s Golden Globe® and Emmy-nominated series The Night Of. His take on “Hazel and Delores” reveals another interesting part of the profile.