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Wild Wild Country OST By Brocker Way

The original soundtrack to the documentary series Wild Wild Country, which follows the story about an Oregon town established by Indian mystic Baghwan Shree Rajneesh and his devotees, is set for release Sept 21 via Western Vinyl. Los Angeles-based composer Brocker Way’s impassioned contemporary classical arrangements act as a powerfully emotive force behind show, gently nudging the audience’s perception, and at times brashly stepping out in front of the show’s subject matter. These fifteen pieces taken from the recording sessions of the docuseries’ original score serve to deepen the ecstasies and tragedies recounted in their visual companion, providing delicate color and weight to the story of the Neo-sannyasin cult and the trouble surrounding the commune they constructed in 1980’s Oregon. With its kinetic movement and narrative sense of melody, Way’s score tells its own story when extracted from the series and distilled into LP form.

In Way’s words “This kind of music gives us an idea as to the motives of each talking head, without actually scoring the motives of the character, and hopefully entices us as the audience to take the journey with them. When the Rajneeshees are building their town, you get to feel that and be right there with them. When Dave Fronmeyer is building his case, you get to feel the nobility he saw in his cause, and we hope to put you right in the room with him when he’s doing it. When a city inspector has to go onto the ranch you can feel the fear as you sit in the car with him. That’s the goal anyway.”

Way has an impressive ability to transmute the complex, conflicting sentiments of each of the series’ featured individuals into satisfying musical motifs that skirt folk-rock, ambient, contemporary electronic, and modern classical styles with measured ease. Hand picked from hours of Brocker Way’s most definitive sessions to date, the Wild Wild Country (Original Score) is a perfect companion to 2018’s best documentary series.


Track list:

1. The Guillotine

2. Fashionable Leather Shoes

3. Come Home

4. Life for Myself

5. Those of Us Who Were There

6. The New Man

7. High Desert

8. Be Grateful for This Beautiful House

9. Church and State

10. An Adventure of My Life

11. Spies in Overalls

12. The Takeover

13. Chosen People

14. It was a Town

15. The Burning Ghats




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