Her

Owen Pallett and Will Butler’s score for Spike Jonze’s Best Picture Oscar contender Her — performed by Arcade Fire — was nominated for an Academy Award in its own right for Best Original Score; Jonze and Karen O’s song from the film, “The Moon Song,” also nabbed a Best Original Song nod, so well done all around. We’ve already heard “The Moon Song,” but those of us who haven’t yet had the pleasure of seeing the film can now enjoy Arcade Fire’s soundtrack work thanks to the handy embed below. From the initial sounds I’m hearing, it sounds so emotionally stirring that I may well fall in love with my computer this morning. Listen up below.

Her is in theaters now, and the Oscars air 3/2 on ABC. Fun fact: Jonze says Arcade Fire’s Reflektor closer “Supersymmetry” (which appears here as well) was originally written for Her. Here’s the full tracklist:

01. “Sleepwalker”
02. “Milk & Honey”
03. “Loneliness #3 (Night Talking)”
04. “Divorce Papers”
05. “Morning Talk/Supersymmetry”
06. “Some Other Place”
07. “Song On The Beach”
08. “Loneliness #4 (Other People’s Letters)”
09. “Owl”
10. “Photograph”
11. “Milk & Honey (Alan Watts & 641)”
12. “We’re All Leaving”
13. “Dimensions”

And here’s the Her trailer with Philip Seymour Hoffman dubbed in as the voice of Samantha…

Comments (14)
  1. Not one mention of Owen Pallett? Seriously, guys.

  2. how can this be nom’d for score but johnny greenwood is left out ? DRAiNAGE !

  3. Dimensions is one of the most moving pieces of music I’ve heard. In the context of the film, it’s amazing.

  4. Not available anymore? :(

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    • Yep they both wear glasses

      • aw what, are y’all sad because I’m right or because y’all just don’t like the big bang theory?

        I mean, I did love the movie. It was the most human affection I’ve seen in a film in quite a while, and the woman wasn’t even human. My woman was brought to tears. I had to hold them back. The couple in front of us farted and I didn’t even care. It was that good.

  6. That’s like…not a legal stream, is it?

  7. spike jonze + arcade fire, what’s not to love here?

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