[…] How did you attract Gary Lightbody to write the theme song?
Andrew Meehan at the film board, who championed this script and me from the get go, had a relationship with Gary and sent him the script. A few days later I got an email off him with the song ‘My Brothers’ attached.
Previously I had been using all sorts of songs (mostly far to expensive for our budget), I sent him a cut of the film and asked if he would consider replacing all the songs and music cues. He worked with Jacknife in LA and as I slept he worked, so every morning when we arrived in the edit suite we were getting sent treats – new songs, ideas and musical scores that just sat perfectly with our story. […]
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