Lisbeth Scott

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Lisbeth Scott
Born (1978-01-01) January 1, 1978 (age 44)
Boston, Massachusetts
Occupation(s)Composer, singer, songwriter
Years active1994–present
Websitewww.lisbethscott.com

Lisbeth Scott (born 1 January 1978) is an American composer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter of Armenian origin, born in Boston, Massachusetts.[1] She is featured on the soundtracks for the films Avatar, "Avatar:The Way of Water" Concussion, Shrek, The Passion Of The Christ, Transformers, The Big Wedding (co-wrote "Wonderful Life" with Nathan Barr), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and Munich, in which she sings a 3 minute solo specifically written for her by John Williams. In addition she is featured in Iron Man 2, Disney's Wings of Life, Spider-Man and many more. She co-wrote and performed the songs "Where", and "One Breath" for Narnia. She also co-wrote and performed "Good To Me" in the movie Shutter, "Edge of Heaven" with Joel Douek for the film The Wildest Dream, "Real Love" (for Macy Grey) for the film Domino (with Harry Gregson Williams) and countless others. Her songs and vocals have been featured in hundreds of Hollywood blockbusters, many of them Oscar and Grammy winners and nominees. As a composer she has scored both television and film.

Career[edit]

Scott has scored numerous feature films including the Universal feature All My Life. She also wrote, produced and performed the end credit song for the film titled Just for You and I, as well as produced "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" for the film which was performed by Keala Settle. Scott recently scored, with Nathan Barr, a new Stephen King feature, "Salem's Lot", for Warner Brothers/New Line and is currently scoring the NBC feature Documentary about the life and works of Shere Hite. She scored the 2022 Louie Schwartzberg film "Gratitude Revealed" for which she was nominated by the HMMA for best score. In 2020 she scored the Universal silent film restoration Stella Maris. In addition, Scott scored the Netflix films American Son and Justine, as well as the Moving Art episodes Machu Picchu and Oceans for Louie Schwartzberg. Lisbeth scored the feature films Caroline and Jackie and Shouting Secrets (co-composed with Matthias Weber). After co-composing the first two seasons with Nathan Barr, Scott solo composed and performed the music for Seasons 3 and 4 of Amazon's top children's show Tumble Leaf, for which she was nominated for two Annie Awards. The films I Am Somebody's Child, Dry, The Fallen Tree and the documentary Lady Ganga: Nilza's Story, also feature her scores.

For Mel Gibson's 2004 film The Passion of the Christ, she contributed to John Debney's score by writing and singing lyrics in Aramaic, based on Psalms and other biblical material.[2]

In addition to this, Scott also provided the vocals for the ending theme of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, "Here's To You", which is a cover of the song of the same name that appeared in the 1971 film Sacco e Vanzetti. She is also featured on the games Journey which was nominated for a Grammy, and "Lair".

Scott is featured vocalist on the main titles of both Halo and The Expanse and others.

She has collaborated with John Williams, Danny Elfman, John Debney, Hans Zimmer, Harry Gregson-Williams, Brian Tyler, James Horner, Nathan Barr, Simon Franglen, Yoav Goren for GLOBUS,Rob Duncan, Snuffy Walden, Yoko Shimomura, Kaoru Wada, and Paul Schwartz and has been a featured vocalist on four of Schwartz's releases which spent 10 weeks in Billboard's top ten.

She also co-wrote and performed a song used in HBO's True Blood entitled "Take Me Home" featuring composer Nathan Barr on cello. She was frequently a featured vocalist on the series. In addition she wrote lyrics for Iron Man 2, scored by John Debney.

Lisbeth is one of several featured lead vocalists on three Globus albums, Epicon, Break From This World, and the new 2022 Globus release Cinematica. She is also featured vocalist on John Debney's movement "Love" from the recently completed, interfaith project by Ihab Darwish, The Abrahamic Symphony.

In 2014 Scott was featured on the compilation Songs from a Stolen Spring that paired Western musicians with artists from the Arab Spring. On the album Scott performed the Jimmy Cliff song "Many Rivers to Cross" that was meshed with "Once Upon a Time" by the Tunisian musician Lobna Noomene.[3]

Scott has released 12 solo albums and is featured on countless soundtracks. Calm and Comfort, her newest release featuring the playing of the all female string group Orchid Quartet, was released in 2022 on Hearts of Space Records.[needs update]

Discography[edit]

Filmography[edit]

1997
1998
1999
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2015
2016
2017
2018
2020
2022


*Academy Award Nomination
**Grammy Award Nomination

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: Lisbeth Scott". Música de Cine. 2015-09-28. Retrieved 2019-01-06.
  2. ^ The Passion of the Christ Director's Edition, Disc 2: By His Wounds We Are Healed documentary, section "The Score".
  3. ^ "Songs From A Stolen Spring". Valley Entertainment. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Om Sweet Om". Valley Entertainment-Hearts of Space Records. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
  5. ^ "The Long Road Down (Song from the Miniseries Hatfields & McCoy)". Valley Entertainment. Retrieved 3 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Eternal Om". Valley Entertainment-Hearts of Space Records. Retrieved 2 February 2018.

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