BMI honored the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series, and highest ranking cable network programs on May 20 at its annual Film & Television Awards. at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
True Blood’s original score composer Nathan Barr and “Bad Things” Jace Everett were both honoured with the BMI Cable Award for their musical contribution to True Blood.
This is the second BMI nomination for Barr, as he received his first in 2006 for his rock-inspired score for “The Dukes of Hazzard”. BMI is the leader in the industry’s most important awards and honors. Its roster of songwriters and composers is unparalleled, ranging from industry to legends to the best of today’s hitmakers.
The eagerly-awaited score soundtrack to True Blood’s first season will be released by Varese Sarabande Records and will officially hit music stores nation-wide this August. The soundtrack will feature an instrumental mix of score tracks from the show as well as Nathan Barr’s song with Lisbeth Scott, “Take me Home”.
Jace Everett’s new album, Red Revelations, will be released on June 23 and will feature 11 new tracks and True Blood’s theme “Bad Things” as a special bonus track.