‘Up’ and ‘Lost’ Composer Michael Giacchino Unveils First Track from His Debut Solo Album — Exclusive

Since getting his start in composing over three decades ago, Michael Giacchino has covered a lot of ground: video games, working with J.J.

Abrams on “Lost” and “Star Trek,” scoring Pixar films like “Coco” and “Up” (for which he won an Oscar), and most recently on the upcoming “The Batman.” So when the pandemic struck earlier this year, he was suddenly presented with the rare gift of time, but no shortage of the creative energy that’s made his work such a key part of recent cinema.On Monday, the composer released the first track from his first-ever non-soundtrack album “Travelogue: Volume 1″ by Michael Giacchino & his Nouvelle Modernica Orchestra.

The culmination of socially distanced recording during the pandemic, the 11-track concept album takes inspiration from some of Giacchino’s favorite entertainment.

To tell his original story, Giacchino worked with writer-director Alison-Eve Hammersley, who wrote the narrative.The music — blending synths,

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