Encounters Soundtrack: The Encounter (stylized as ENCOUITEЯ) is a 2021 science fiction drama comedy film which is directed by Michael Pearce from a script by Joe Pearce as well as, Joe Barton. The film stars include Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer, Janina Gavankar, Rory Cochrane, Lucien-Rivers Chauhan, and Aditya Gedda.
Encounter had its world premiere at the 48th Telluride Film Festival on September 3, 2021, and was released in a limited release on December 3, 2021, by Amazon Studios, before streaming on Prime Video on December 10, 2021.
Storyline of Encounters Soundtrack
Malik Khan, a US Marine, has two young boys, Jay and Bobby. At home, Jay and Bobby are living with their mother Piya, and their mother’s new partner Dylan. Piya has been feeling sick lately, and Dylan ominously tells her it’s ‘a bug’.
The story revolves around American marine Malik Khan, who has two young boys, Jai and Bobby. Malik comes to their house one night and immediately tells them that they are going on a road trip. While on the road with his boys, Malik admits that this is not a road trip but a rescue mission.
They say that an alien parasite has taken over the planet and their mother has been contaminated. Malik has to take his boys to a safe place and says they can protect themselves from parasites with bug spray.
Composer of Encounters Music
Jed Kurzel: Jed Kurzel is an Australian singer-songwriter-guitarist and film composer. He is a founding member of the blues rock duo The Mess Hall. Jade has worked on various film soundtracks and is best known for her compositions in films such as “The Pope’s Exorcist”. Moreover, His elder brother Justin Kurzel is a film director and screenwriter.
Jade Kurzel was born in Gawler, South Australia in 1976. He grew up in Gawler with his brother Justin. His father, Zdzisław Kurzel, migrated to Australia from Poland in 1960. Jade moved to Sydney in the 1990s, where Justin was studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
Additional Film Music of Encounters
- Waitin’ Around to Die – Townes Van Zandt: “Waitin’ Around to Die” is a song by American singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt. It was released in 1968 as part of their album “For the Sake of the Song”.
- Someday (You’ll Want Me to Want You) – Ricky Nelson: “Someday (You’ll Want Me to Want You)” is a song by American singer-songwriter Ricky Nelson. It was released in 1958 and became one of his most popular songs. It was featured on the 1958 album “Ricky Nelson”. The song reached number 9 on the UK Singles Chart in November 1958.
- Summer Never Ended and the Damage Was All Mine – Ionalee: This is track 2 of the album “Somren ar min och jag kommer tilbka”. The song was produced by Barbelle and Ionali and was released on May 28, 2021. You can listen to the song on Spotify.
- Hip Hop Hooray – Naughty by Nature: “Hip Hop Hooray” is a song by the American hip-hop group Naughty by Nature. It was released in December 1992 as the first single from their third album, 19 Naughty III. The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number eight on the Billboard Hot 100.
- Raining Blood – Slayer: “Raining Blood” is a song by American thrash metal band Slayer. It was written by Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King for their 1986 studio album Rain in Blood. The song has a religious concept and is about the overthrow of heaven. It is four minutes and fourteen seconds long.
- Lose You to Love Me – Selena Gomez: “Lose You to Love Me” is a song by American singer-songwriter Selena Gomez. It was released in October 2019 as the lead single from her third studio album, “Rare”. The song is a pop ballad with powerful lyrics about discovering one’s true self. It consists of a choir, piano, and strings.
Encounters Soundtrack also includes:
- Hall of Mirrors – Jayham
- Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd
- Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) – Phil Collins
- 3 – Aphex Twin
- Traitors Gate – Judas Priest
- Here with Me – Marshmellow feat. Chvrches
- Crosses – José González
Original Soundtrack of Encounters
Encounters here is the complete list of Encounters Soundtrack:
- Bug Spray
- Mission Control to Jay
- Bug Zapper
- Road Trip
- Driving Out
- Video Games
- Malik Calls Hattie
- Something’s Coming
- The Garage
- Desert Chase
- Jay Calls Hattie
- Night Drive
- Jay Drives
(External Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encounter_(2021_film)