Lakeshore Records will release BoJack Horseman (Music From the Netflix Original Series) digitally September 8th, on CD September 29th and vinyl coming this winter. The soundtrack features the iconic main title track by Patrick Carney, and the infectious closing theme by Grouplove. Michelle Branch, Oberhofer, Nina Simone and original songs and score by Jesse Novak are also featured. The album was produced and music supervised by Andy Gowan.

BoJack Horseman | Season 4 Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

About BoJack Horseman

Set in a Los Angeles in which humans and anthropomorphic animal-people coexist, BoJack Horseman is the Critics’ Choice Award-Winning animated show about one man (who is also a horse) who peaked early and is trying to figure out what to do with his life now. An outrageous and dark comedy with a melancholy center, the show asks the question, “What happens when you have the world at your fingertips and you still can’t figure out how to be happy?”

Says Carney: “The themes of BoJack — happiness and depression, the search for success and overcoming failures have also been themes I’ve been drawn to in my music. I am thrilled that my song featuring my Uncle Ralph’s haunting saxophone gets to set the mood for every episode of BoJack Horseman.”

Listen to the official preview of the BoJack Horseman soundtrack below:

BoJack Horseman Soundtrack Preview (Official Video)

The award-winning “underwater” episode, “Fish Out of Water” is showcased on the entire “Side B” with indie pop band Oberhofer’s “Sea of Dreams” and original score and composition from Jesse Novak.

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Oberhofer told Paste Magazine that he has always had a deep affinity for cartoons: “Most of the cartoons I grew up watching seemed to embody more truth than non-cartoon television programming. I’m proud to have this song affiliated with an episode of television I not only find hilarious in many ways, but also that surfaces truth through light of the humor in BoJack’s world. I feel honored to be a part of this soundtrack.”

Oberhofer also mentioned how the song was deeply personal: “Austin, the director assembled a group of his friends at film school at University of Texas in Austin, to build the set, and film and edit the video. This entire project was a labor of love for all parties involved, and it was inspiring to watch Austin and his crew of hilarious, clever and simultaneously focused friends work together.

Watch the new official music video of Oberhofer’s “Sea of Dream” below:

Sea of Dreams (Official Video) – Oberhofer

Series composer Jesse Novak, who, in addition to BoJack Horseman, is also currently composing the score for The Mindy Project. Prior to his work as a television composer, he has contributed as a player and engineer to recordings by artists like MIA and Vampire Weekend and released music under the name Tugboat.

Says Executive Producer Noel Bright: “Jesse is equally comfortable punching a funny scene with a silly note and scoring a sad scene with a heartbreaking melody. His music elevates every moment of each episode.”

Says Novak: “Writing the music for this show is fun for so many reasons. Making animation feel real and emotionally resonant, hitting the right tone to parody certain genres and pop-cultural aspects of music, and using timing to enhance a gag are just a few of the challenges that I love. It’s also tremendously entertaining for me to work on a show that pokes fun at show business.”

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Listen to the BoJack Horseman (Music From the Netflix Original Series) via Tidal below:

Track List

01. BoJack’s Theme (feat. Ralph Carney) – Patrick Carney
02. Horsin’ Around Theme – Jesse Novak
03. A Horse With No Name (feat. Michelle Branch) – Patrick Carney
04. Mr. Peanutbutter’s House Theme – Jesse Novak
05. I Will Always Think Of You – Jane Krakowski and Colman Domingo
06. Get Dat Fetus Kill Dat Fetus (feat. Daniele Gaither & Manus Dunbar) – Jesse Novak
07. Kyle and The Kids (feat. Carrick Moore Gerety) – Jesse Novak
08. Stars (Live at Montreux) – Nina Simone
09. Back In The 90’s – Grouplove
10. BoJack’s Theme (Full Length) [feat. Ralph Carney] – Patrick Carney
11. Seaport – Jesse Novak
12. Hallway – Jesse Novak
13. Kelsey Apology – Jesse Novak
14. Chasing Kelsey – Jesse Novak
15. Seahorse Birth – Jesse Novak
16. Post Birth – Jesse Novak
17. Baby Seahorse and Convenience Store – Jesse Novak
18. Shark Chase – Jesse Novak
19. Darkness and Tunnel – Jesse Novak
20. Fan Section – Jesse Novak
21. Factory – Jesse Novak
22. Flying – Jesse Novak
23. Seahorse Reunion – Jesse Novak
24. Final Kelsey Pursuit – Jesse Novak
25. Sea of Dreams – Oberhofer

Posted by Peter F. Ebbinghaus

Based in Berlin, Germany. Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief. Music Producer at Eon Sounds Productions. Founder of Composers for Relief. Keeps Moving.

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