Self taught composer Zaalen Tallis was born into a very creative and musical family from Perth, Western Australia and has been composing music since he was the age of twelve. He played the trombone and studied classical and jazz music for a very brief time in his early teen years however he left studying music to just focus on creating music.
Movie soundtrack albums have made something of a comeback over the past couple of years, mainly thanks to movie adaptations of young adult novels like Twilight, Divergent and The Fault In Our Stars and a little animated feature called Frozen.
The film adaptation of Lois Lowry’s iconic dystopian novel "The Giver" arrives August 15th, but to tide you over till then is the film’s soundtrack (now available).
The Copperhead original motion picture soundtrack, composed and conducted by Laurent Eyquem, is now available on iTunes.
Laurent Eyquem’s beautiful music, like the film, takes you to another place. The pain of the characters is reflected in the notes you hear coming from the melancholy score. -Breakaway Daily
“In conceiving the musical canvas for the film, Ron Maxwell and I decided to build the score around three core ideas – emotion, melody and subtlety.