Ian Livingstone (composer)
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Livingstone began his professional career as session musician engineer and midi programmer, recording and touring Europe with a number of successful bands.
Livingstone was born in London. After taking a music degree at Salford University, he began scoring video game soundtracks such as “Starlancer”, “Lego Harry Potter”, “Star Trek: Invasion”. In 2001 he worked closely with Nokia on their ringtone technology including the arrangement for the well-known Nokia default ringtone. In 2003 he wrote and produced a no.1 hit record “Complicated” in Luxembourg with Icelandic artist Thorunn.
Ian had his first break into films providing a full orchestral score for a cult joint Thai/USA movie“The King Maker” (2005) starring Gary Stretch (Alexander) and John Rhys-Davies (LOTR, Indiana Jones).
Ian also writes music for the KPM/ EMI production music label, Extreme Music and West One Music.
Livingstone has composed for the following works.
- Star Trek
- Harry Potter
- X2: Wolverine's Revenge
- Predator: Concrete Jungle
- Batman Begins
- Battlefield 1943
- Boom Boom Rocket
- Bionicle Heroes
- Napoleon: Total War (earning him an Ivor Novello)
- Company of Heroes
- F1 2010
- F1 2011
- F1 2012
- GRID 2
- Valiant Hearts: The Great War
- GRID Autosport
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