Congratulations to Director William H. Macy and the entire Rudderless cast and crew!
Not surprisingly, the best part of Rudderless is the music (composed by Simon Steadman and Charlton Pettus). Six songs play throughout the film, each one with its own distinct hook. From Sam’s first solo performance, which is notably personal and heartfelt, to the lighter, more upbeat rock songs that dominate the second half, there’s a broad range of music here that gets explored under the folk rock umbrella. The soundtrack is so resonant in fact that it sometimes overshadows the main storyline, although never to the film’s detriment. On the contrary, it actually elevates scenes that might otherwise be less impactful. In terms of story, the songs also mark emotional touchstones for Sam, whose journey often aligns with the music. – Max Nicholson IGN
The Rudderless (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is in good company with Guardians of the Galaxy (#1), Frozen (#3), and Begin Again (#6), to name a few. Love the album? Don’t forget to share this story with your friends!
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