Singer Lisbeth Scott is to feature on James Horner’s creative musical lineup for the secretive film “Avatar” by director James Cameron.
Lisbeth Scott has a beautiful, amazing voice. That voice can be recognized when watching many of Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster over the past decade. The vocal tracks in Avatar’s anticipated breakthrough score are to feature Ms. Scott’s voice.
Fox Music executive Mike Knobloch, interviewed recently by MovieScore Magazine, was effusive about James Horner’s preparatory work on Avatar’s score. He called it epic and hugely cinematic … music that transports us to another world … a brilliantly unique blend of traditional and contemporary, electronic elements that spans the entire spectrum of attitude and energy – from bombastic action to the delicate, romantic discovery of a new world.”
Lisbeth Scott’s vocals were added about one year into his work on the score.
Ms. Scott’s high caliber vocals can be in film and on television. film and television. Looking at the top-grossing movies over the past five years, she was a featured vocalist in almost half. Those blockbusters include Passion of the Christ, Narnia, Shrek 2, Transformers, and Munich.
This year, she is working on two of television’s current top 10 shows. HBO’s “True Blood,” which is a collaboration with composer Nathan Barr, and ABC’s “Brothers and Sisters” feature her songs.
Lisbeth Scott is active in the studio too. Novermber sees the release of her ninth studio album through BFM Digital. The album, “Hope is a Thing,” is to be followed by a new holiday release titled “Peace on Earth.”
In addition to the two albums, en innovative web-based campaign featuring children of many backgrounds and ethnicities is set for release at www.hopeisathing.com. The children express what they hope for in today’s world, as they hold up hand-created signs. There is also a new music video shot by Academy-Award winning Haskell Wexler.
“Hope is a Thing” debuts at two concerts at the Edgemar Center for the Arts (11/7 and 11/8, www.edgemar.org), and on 11/20 at Berkeley’s Rudramandir – a center for spirituality and healing (www.rudramandir.com).
See more on Lisbeth Scott at her official website www.lisbethscott.com.