Hear tracks from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ new film soundtrack

Hell Or High Water is released in August

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Nick Cave and Warren Ellis has written the soundtrack for a new film, Hell Or High Water.

The film is directed by British filmmaker David Mackenzie (Starred Up) and written by Taylor Sheridan (Sicario). It stars Ben Foster, Chris Pine and Jeff Bridges.

Said Mackenzie, “What I love about Nick and Warren’s film music is that it’s epic and expansive without being grandiose. For me as a filmmaker this hits a sweet spot where the score is able to have scale and emotion but not feel manipulative or overwhelming.”


The soundtrack is released on August 12 via Milan Records. Aside from the score from Cave and Ellis, it includes songs by Waylon Jennings and Townes Van Zandt.

Hell Or High Water tracklisting is:

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Comancheria”
Townes Van Zandt: “Dollar Bill Blues”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Mama’s Room”
Ray Wylie Hubbard: “Dust of the Chase”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Texas Midlands”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Robbery”
Waylon Jennings: “You Ask Me To”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Mountain Lion Mean”
Colter Wall: “Sleeping on the Backtop”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “From My Cold Dead Hands”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Lord of the Plains”
Scott H. Biram: “Blood, Sweat and Murder”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Casino”
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: “Comancheria II”
Chris Stapleton: “Outlaw State of Mind”


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