The Soundtrack for I.T., to be released on September 23rd, was produced by Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy, John Wick) and features original music by Timothy Williams (Diablo, Wild Horses).
I.T. tells the story of Mike Regan. He is a self-made man who has it all: a gorgeous wife, a beautiful teenage daughter and a sleek, state-of-the-art smart home. His company is on the verge of changing the aircraft leasing business forever, when his relationship with Ed Porter, his I.T. consultant, goes bad. Mike soon finds himself in a deadly high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse when Ed starts stalking Mike’s daughter and using technology to threaten his family, his business – and his life.
But I.T. is not a film about technology. There’s little point in making a film about technology. “Technology is simply a multiplier of human intention, human emotion – like a painting, or a gun,” director John Moore stated. In creating the soundtrack for I.T., Timothy Williams, with Tyler Bates as executive music producer, have cracked open the shiny shell of consumer technology and scooped-out the messy, foul gunk of humanity that the shell strains to contain.
“John Moore, Tyler Bates and I discussed the tone for the film at length,” Timothy Williams stated. “It was very clear that, while the film involved technology, it was at its heart a struggle between two people who both believe they are right.” Moore put it best, “Williams’ music perfectly illuminates that tension. It contains the paradoxes and propagandas of contrarian views. It tosses and turns the listener, demanding a complexity of understanding rare amongst motion picture soundtracks, which are usually lazily happy to simply underscore a narrative.”
Composer Timothy Williams’ background
Timothy Williams is a multi-award winning composer and orchestrator for film, television, video games and theater. Born in England and raised in Canada, Williams studied composition and piano at the Toronto Conservatory of Music and the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Tim completed his studies at the National Film and Television School in England, and worked at the BBC as an orchestrator
Timothy’s films have earned over 60 awards. His recent film, Diablo, earned the jury award at the San Diego Film Festival. Walking with the Enemy was named best film at the 2013 Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival. And in 2015, his collaboration with director Robert Duvall, Wild Horses premiered at the 2015 SXSW. Upcoming films include the John Moore thriller, I.T. starring Pierce Brosnan and Anna Friel and I’m not Ashamed directed by Brian Baugh releasing in theaters in October 2016.
In addition, Williams has written additional music for such iconic films as Guardians of the Galaxy, 300, Sucker Punch and Watchmen. Williams’ television work includes Sym Bionic Titan, Disney’s Madison High and additional music for the Emmy Nominated score for ABC’s Missing. Video games music includes God of War: Ascension and Rise of the Argonauts.
As an orchestrator, Tim has orchestrated over 63 films, over 40 episodes of TV including the Emmy nominated Missing, The Whispers, Castle and 8 video games for composers including Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Tyler Bates, Trent Reznor, Robert Duncan, Tan Dun, David Sardy and John Kavanagh. He recently did the arrangements for Zella Day’s breakout album Kicker and Lea Michelle’s upcoming album.
Lakeshore Records will release I.T. – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on September 23, 2016 and digitally with Amazon Disc-On-Demand the same day. You can listen to a cue from the score on Tomothy William’s official website.