T Bone and Crazy Heart collaborator Stephen Bruton have been nominated by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for the Anthony Asquith Award For Film Music. This is T Bone’s second nomination in this category, having won the award in 2004 for his work on Cold Mountain. The BAFTA ceremony takes place February 21 in London, England.
Archive for January, 2010
The Crazy Heart soundtrack album is out today, and is available immediately on Amazon or iTunes, or at any retail outlet where music is available. The limited deluxe edition features 23 songs, including “The Weary Kind,” for which T Bone and co-writer Ryan Bingham received a Golden Globe and other honors this past weekend. There is also a 16-track edition of the soundtrack.
T Bone Burnett & Ryan Bingham were awarded a Golden Globe in the category of Best Original Song for “The Weary Kind” from Crazy Heart. T Bone accepted for both songwriters during the worldwide television broadcast. Others nominated in the category included U2, Paul McCartney, Maury Yeston, James Horner, Simon Franglen and Kuk Harrell. This is both T Bone’s and Ryan’s first Golden Globe award.
T Bone and his longtime friend and collaborator on Crazy Heart, Stephen Bruton, were awarded Best Music Score honors for their work on that film by Los Angeles Film Critics Association at their 35th Annual Awards Ceremony last night. Stephen died in May, 2009, shortly after completing work on the film. The LAFCA is comprised of Los Angeles-based, professional film critics working in the Los Angeles print and electronic media.
T Bone and Ryan Bingham were awarded the prize for Best Song at the 15th annual Critics’ Choice Awards on Friday night. The awards are bestowed annually by the Broadcast Film Critics Association to honor the finest in cinematic achievement. VH1 Television Network broadcast this year’s event live.
Country music legend Willie Nelson has teamed with T Bone for Country Music, an album which marks the first release of Nelson’s recently inked deal with Rounder Records. Country Music is due on April 13 and is one of the special releases Rounder has planned for 2010 as the label marks its 40th anniversary.
In this brand-new interview conducted by Terry Gross, host of Fresh Air on NPR, T-Bone Burnett says his approach to making music is simple: “Just listen until it sounds right.” Fresh Air recently talked to Burnett about Crazy Heart, collaborating with Bruton and his supposedly “Zen” approach to producing records. Click Here to listen to this in-depth 45-minute interview with T Bone.