Ben Lovett

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Ben Lovett
Ben Lovett singing
Background information
Born (1978-05-03) May 3, 1978 (age 43)
Georgia, United States
GenresRock, film, experimental
Occupation(s)Musician, film composer, producer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2000–present
LabelsLovers Label
Associated actsLOVETT, Lovers & Friends
Websitewww.benlovett.com

Ben Lovett (born May 3, 1978) is an American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer from Georgia. Lovett is the founder of record label, Lovers Label.[1] His non-film compositions are released under the names LOVETT and Lovers & Friends.

Previous work includes recording and producing musical projects, Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves with Chris Wollard (of Hot Water Music), and Heavens with Matt Skiba (of Alkaline Trio).

Lovett has won several awards, including Best Score at The Brooklyn International Film Festival for The Last Lullaby in 2009, and Best Score for "Ghost of Old Highways" at the Madrid International Film Festival[2] and the Charlotte Film Festival[3] in 2012.

Discography[edit]

LPs:

Year Title Label
2008 The Signal (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore Records
2009 The Last Lullaby (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lovers Label
2011 Highway Collection Lovers Label
2012 Black Rock (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lovers Label
2012 Sun Don’t Shine (Music From The Motion Picture) Lovers Label
2015 The Reconstruction Of William Zero (Music From The Motion Picture) Lovers Label
2016 Synchronicity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore Records
2018 American Folk (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore Records
2018 The Ritual (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore Records
2019 The Wind (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore Records
2019 I Trapped the Devil (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore Records

EPs:

Year Title Info
2005 The Breath of New Color Limited Edition 12"
2012 Ghost Of Old Highways Original score.
2015 Season One, Vol. 1 Released as Lovers & Friends
2015 Season One, Vol. 2 Released as Lovers & Friends
2015 Season One, Vol. 3 Released as Lovers & Friends
2015 Season One, Vol. 4 Released as Lovers & Friends

Singles:

Year Title Info
2010 The Fear / Like A Moving Train Limited Edition 7"
2010 Heartattack from Highway Collection
2011 Eye of the Storm from Highway Collection
2013 Heartattack Remixes Remixes from Highway Collection

Produced Records:

Year Artist Album Info
2000 Pelican City Rhode Island with Brian Burton
2005 Lovett The Breath of New Color Limited Edition 12" EP
2006 Heavens Patent Pending on Epitaph records, with Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio).
2009 Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves ST on No Idea Records
2009 Laura Minor Let Evening Come Song: The Beast featuring Dalek, on Ocean of Sound Records
2011 The Moor ST with Josiah Steinbrick
2016 Brad Carter Field Hand EP
2016 Lovett & Asheville Symphony Asheville Symphony Sessions “Don’t Freak Out” with Michael Selverne

Co-Writes:

Year Artist Song Title Info
2006 Heavens "Dead End Girl" Co-Written with Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio)

Composer:

Year Film Title Info
2005 Last Goodbye[4] Starring Faye Dunaway and David Carradine. The film premiered at Tribeca Film Festival.
2007 The Signal[5] an American Horror film written and directed by independent filmmakers David Bruckner, Dan Bush and Jacob Gentry. Premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, and was theatrically released by Magnolia Pictures in 2008. The original score was released on Lakeshore Records in 2008.[6]
2008 The Last Lullaby a 2008 drama/noir film starring Tom Sizemore and Sasha Alexander, and winner of Best Score ‐ 2009 at Brooklyn International Film Festival.[7]
2009 My Super Psycho Sweet Sixteen An MTV Films original movie.[6]
2010 My Super Psycho Sweet Sixteen II An MTV Films original movie.[7]
2012 Black Rock a 2012 American horror-thriller film directed by Katie Aselton and written by Mark Duplass. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically on May 17, 2013. Black Rock stars Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, and Kate Bosworth.
2012 My Super Psycho Sweet Sixteen III An MTV Films original movie.
2012 Sun Don't Shine a 2012 independent thriller film directed by Amy Seimetz starring Kate Lyn Sheil and Kentucker Audley. The film was a 2012 Gotham Award nominee and winner of a special jury award at the South by Southwest Film Festival the same year.
2012 Ghost of Old Highways Winner of Best Soundtrack at the 2012 Madrid International Film Festival[8]
2012 When We Lived in Miami Short film directed by Amy Seimetz.
2014 Don Peyote a 2014 American comedy film written and directed by Dan Fogler.
2014 The Reconstruction of William Zero a 2014 American science fiction film directed by Dan Bush, starring Conal Byrne and Amy Seimetz.
2014 Shut-Eye a 2014 short film directed by Dan Bush.
2014 Tehachapi Short film directed by Dalila Droge.
2015 Synchronicity a 2015 American science fiction film directed by Jacob Gentry, starring A. J. Bowen, Brianne Davis, and Michael Ironside. The film was released theatrically by Magnolia Pictures in 2016. The film’s soundtrack was released in 2016 on Lakeshore Records.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lovers Label". Lovers Label. Retrieved January 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "2012 Laurels". Madrid International Film Festival. Archived from the original on January 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "2012 Award Winners". Charlotte Film Festival. Archived from the original on May 4, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
  4. ^ Last Goodbye at IMDb
  5. ^ The Signal at IMDb
  6. ^ My Super Psycho Sweet 16 at IMDb
  7. ^ My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2 at IMDb
  8. ^ http://www.ashvegas.com/asheville-musician-ben-lovett-takes-home-madrid-international-film-festival-prize

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