Interview Composer Tim Williams – Brightburn

For this special episode of Horror News Radio (in partnership with Gruesome Music), join Christopher G. Moore and Doc Rotten as they discuss the music behind BRIGHTBURN with the film’s composer Tim Williams. In this not to be missed interview, Tim shares the behind the scenes challenges and rewards of composing the music for a very special, unique horror film. The processes in deciding what instruments to use, what tones to captures, and what emotions to explore are fascinating, exposing a different side of making the horror films we love. He also shares about working with producer James Gunn and director David Yarovesky.

We hope you enjoy this enlightening interview with Tim Williams and get a thrill out of discovering what it takes to make a horror soundtrack that inspires, entertains, and…frightens… its audience. It is a fantastic behind-the-scenes discussion about the music for one of this summers most anticipated films. BRIGHTBURN flies into theaters May 24, 2019.

Track List

  1. Brightburn
  2. Breyer Family
  3. I’m Very Special
  4. You Okay?
  5. Called To the Barn
  6. Sharp Object Meet Eyeball
  7. Dear God
  8. Who Am I?
  9. Don’t Tell The Sherriff
  10. Real Real Bad Things
  11. Brandon’s Power
  12. Urges
  13. Revelations
  14. Time To Run
  15. Coming Home
  16. Distress Call
  17. The Hunt
  18. It’s Time
  19. Tori and Brandon
  20. Brandon Unleashed
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What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?


Director: David Yarovesky
Writers: Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn
Music By: Tim Williams
Cast: Elizabeth Banks, Jackson A. Dunn, David Denman, Jennifer Holland, Matt Jones

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.