One day I want to be in the classical realm, and the next day I want to be in the rock realm. I wanted to make a record that almost expressed some of that energy of being the weirdo, the geek that nobody’s into but is semi-cool as well. Your music fits the series so perfectly.That’s all praise to Sam, really. Priests, popes, and preachers would tell me I did it wrong. The show depicts American suburbia, but did you find any parallels to your own upbringing in London?Yes, definitely. Did working on the score for “Euphoria” have an inverse inspiration for the new music you’ve been making for your next album?Yes, “Euphoria” has challenged me creatively like nothing I’ve made before in my life with genres I’ve never worked with before. Listen to Euphoria (Original Score from the HBO Series) by Labrinth on Apple Music. I did things to you only lovers would do in the dark. I’m a bit of a nomad when it comes to creating music. I think the show is gonna resonate with a lot of people, especially 20-somethings who can remember what happened at that age in that world that nobody wants to talk about. Did any of the characters from the show influence the musical direction you took, or inspire songs or suites of their own?There’s a record called “Still Don’t Know My Name” that I made literally when Sam started explaining ideas about characters to me. I’ve got a lot of music. La canción es subida por LabrinthVEVO con una duración de 00:02:36 y es descargado por 407K personas. I took your heart. He got the way my brain works musically, and I understood the way his brain works musically. I took your heart I did things to you Only lovers would do in the dark Made you a God Pre-spokes and pre-shows Will tell me what I did wrong But hey You made a nigga flip What do I say To make me exist? When will “Still Don’t Know My Name” come out? How am I working with all these incredible people? Rue, Zendaya’s character, and her experiences with Jules — another example of someone feeling sort of neglected. I just think they were really good at picking records that elevate the scenes. It made it pretty easy for me to just go, What would I do musically, if I were going to orchestrate this scene or create an energy? But, hey. I like to work with classical scores along with hip-hop stuff, along with indie guitar music, so I think that’s what I like about the style. I liked the idea of writing a song that expresses that experience of being so powerful but invisible to the people that matter. How did the new music you’re working on influence the music you ended up composing for the score?Sam heard a few of the records, and he literally was like “Lab, I’m going to need a hard drive of all this,” so I sent him loads of music I’ve made over the last year or so and he just said, “I love all of these songs” and we just kept talking from there. Each week, the column highlights noteworthy use of music in advertising and marketing campaigns, as well as film and TV. When Sam was speaking to me about it, the song really came easy. We can delete season six. New housewife Drew finally takes center stage at a dinner party where she effectively meets all the ladies for the first time. Lyrics. Game of Thrones — but without the ending. Your music really feels and sounds like adolescence.When Sam told me about the show and Zendaya’s character, that she was a recovering drug addict, he explained that it was about teenage life. (a.k.a. I just write my own songs and if they vibe, it just happens out of the blue. Log in or link your magazine subscription, Beyoncé Releases ‘Spirit’ Video With Many Looks, Travis Barker Is Reportedly Kourtney Kardashian’s Punk Rock Prince, UCLA Gymnast Nia Dennis Is Back With More Beyoncé in a New Floor Routine, Kellyanne Conway Accused of Posting Nude Photo of Teen Daughter Claudia. Already a subscriber? You’ve had a lot of experience lately of having your music licensed for commercials, film and TV. Euphoria ’s Composer Labrinth on ‘Still Don’t Know My Name’ and Writing for Beyoncé By Hunter Harris @hunteryharris The story behind Beyoncé’s new … Will it be on your album?Well, it’s up to HBO to release it. Disney Is Finally Updating the Jungle Cruise Ride to Be 100 Percent Less Racist. [Laughs.] Ooh, stranger Still don't know my name You still don't know my name And I would die or stay For you right now But you still don't know my name Yeah Wish you, wish you'd come over Missed you, … I know I have this song in my library but can't remember. Still Don't Know My Name. How do you look back on that material now?It was really free. I was like, “Really?” They’re like, “Yeah, we’re going to release it.” I’m like, “Really?” It was incredible. What happened? British singer-songwriter Labrinth (née Timothy Lee McKenzie) has been having one of the biggest years of his nearly decade-long career, from the April release of his collaborative album with L.S.D. I’m a massive fan of a lot of HBO shows as well, so I was like, This better be good. Of course, there were definitely some challenges because I’d never written a score before, for a show. He gets inspired by Nala to come back and claim his place in the kingdom. 2019-06-24T04:37:32Z. The soundtrack on HBO's 'Euphoria' is arguably one of the best parts of the show. How did you start working on the movie?Me and [Ilya Salmanzadeh], who’s a really good friend of mine and an amazing producer, ended up writing something for The Lion King. I looked back on my experience as a teen, and all the craziness that went on when I was a kid. Le recomendamos que descargue Labrinth Still Don T Know My Name Official Video Euphoria Original HBO Score y Labrinth Still Don T Know My Name Official Audio Euphoria Original Score From The HBO Series canciones mp3. "Still Don't Know My Name". If she were to tell them how many Instagram followers she has, they would lose their minds. So this has been incredible for me to be literally a nomad just exploring the musical world and have someone challenging me. Is that true?Me and [Euphoria creator Sam Levinson] were talking, and that’s literally how he intro’d it: “Yeah, I wanna make a score that feels like Yeezus, Edward Scissorhands, you, Depeche Mode, and all these mad inspirations!” I was like, “Okay, I’ll try as best as I can.” But he said he feels like my music already has these vibes. He’s run away from home because he thinks he’s killed his father. The duration of the song is 2:33. Everyone’s on my case! What do you think of all the needle drops?Oh, man, it’s so sick! But, hey. He’s very conflicted as a character, and “Mount Everest” really felt like the perfect record for him because it’s a record where the point is about being a winner, but really behind the mask, I’m a mess. We did a remake of “Don’t Fence Me In,” and I loved being able to be a Rat Pack crooner, and the process of mixing classic genres with modern music. Labrinth Sia & Diplo) to his starring role in the latest campaign for MINI, where he reinterprets Cole Porter’s cowboy classic “Don’t Fence Me In” for the Spotify generation. Listen Now Buy song $1.29. There’s a record called “Still Don’t Know My Name” that I made literally when Sam started explaining ideas about characters to me. The series will follow a group of friends who meet at a support group to work through their issues around food. Still don't know my name. There are a lot of experiences like that throughout the show. The anxiety thing, you can experience it even without drug use in so many different things, especially in the music industry. © Copyright 2021 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. Could we could try and get through the rest of this season without anyone pejoratively accusing anyone else of being a sex worker? The interview has been condensed for length and clarity. My latest single on “Euphoria” called “Mount Everest,” that was kind of me doing a Nina Simone slash Screamin’ Jay Hawkins track, and I love things like that where you can merge different worlds and different eras. What exactly is the overlap between what you were working on for your own album and the Euphoria score?I think we ended up using maybe four or five songs from my album. You still don't know my name. Still Don't Know My Name. Variety: How did you first get involved with “Euphoria”?Labrinth: Originally I spoke with [creator] Sam Levinson, I met him at a party in Hollywood. I love loads of different genres. He was like, “I love the way you do things, I don’t want to get in the way of that, and I don’t want to push you to be a score writer or to be a character that you’re not.” It’s really beautiful because most people you work with in this industry kind of have a specific thing in mind, they ask you not to be yourself. I literally put up a post on my Instagram today about Beyoncé, working with her on “Spirit” for The Lion King. Labrinth. Priests, popes, and preachers would tell me I did it wrong. I just kind of wanted to write something that felt like a millennial teen’s way of saying, “If you could just notice me, it would mean the world.”. The 30-year-old musician spoke with Variety’s Songs For Screens about the creative process, the show’s parallels to his own childhood growing up in London and which of the show’s characters most relates to himself. Aquí vas a poder antes escuchar música online, y después bajarla en forma segura, imposibilitando que tu pc o teléfono inteligente, se infecte con software malicioso. So when we started talking about all the musical influences, I was like, “I’m totally in.”, And ultimately, he made it easy for me to go as crazy as I wanted to with the score. 7 Uniquely Cicely Tyson Stories From Her Memoir, Jimmy Fallon Cleans Steve Kornacki’s Filthy Office As a Thank You From Us All, Matt Rogers and Punam Patel Join Vanessa Bayer’s. ), was written for Simba’s moment of indecision: “I’ve seen the original millions of times,” Labrinth says over the phone from Europe. And every time I think the plan is aligning. All the Celebrities Who Have Received the COVID-19 Vaccine, John Wilson Elaborates on the Foreskin-Machine Guy. The show is definitely an American experience so of course the language and the approach to everything was different. Is there a character on the show you most identify with personally?I think I really resonated with Zendaya’s character Rue the most. If HBO wants to release it, they’ll do it. I’m an artist who’s a bit of a what you would call a schizophrenic creative. “I was instantly like, We need to write that song that represents him going back to the kingdom, and feeling the power in his chest to go and take back his throne. ... And you'd know that not only is the show amazing, but the music is A+++++. Hip-hop is in the middle. He’s just got a really great mind and knows what will work together. His Lion King song (could it net Beyoncé her first Oscar nomination? Labrinth was first approached by Levinson to contribute music for the series during the creative process for his upcoming second solo album (and first since 2012’s “Electronic Earth”), expected later this year, and the series in turn helped influence the music Labrinth began writing for his own project. From the Album Euphoria (Original Score from the HBO Series) [Explicit] October 4, 2019 4.9 out of 5 stars 21 ratings. I got started writing a song that represented that moment. There’s a bit of a Beyoncé-Euphoria crossover in the show’s music cues. But you still don't know my name. Labrinth performs "Still Don't Know My Name" from Euphoria live for the first time! Still Don't Know My Name is an English language song and is sung by Labrinth. Once you put all those things together, that’s pretty much what gets created. One specific record that I wrote for the show was “When I R.I.P.” I was just like, I have the exact lyrics for [Rue’s] experience. Collaborating closely with series creator Sam Levinson, Labrinth performs original compositions throughout the gritty drama, which features graphic depictions of drugs, violence and sex involving teens. It’s so amazing that the show is touching on those subjects. … And so after we spoke, we went to dinner, it seemed like we were from the same family, like we were reading from the same hymn book. Big thanks to Guust De Troyer for filming this! I didn’t even have to see the show before we started working together, he just got what I wanted to do musically and it just so happens it was for this crazy-ass, amazing HBO show. In the span of a year, the British musician Labrinth has oscillated between the motivating and melancholy: He’s scored the adolescent angst of HBO’s Euphoria, and written the live-action Lion King’s new Beyoncé song, “Spirit.” His wails — like on “Mount Everest” and the as-yet-unreleased “Still Don’t Know My Name” — cut through the teenage confusion, as if they were written and produced by the character’s insecurities, and perhaps everyone else’s, too. Once you score, it’s owned by the show. I grew up listening to “Stomp” in the car every morning with my parents; we were a big Kirk Franklin house.Kirk Franklin was a staple in my house! What can you tell me about setting the tone for Euphoria? It is written by Andrew Hampp, founder of music marketing consultancy 1803 LLC and former correspondent for Billboard. Euphoria - Labrinth - Still Don't Know My Name. What’s your favorite HBO show?I’ve got three: Sopranos. In honor of the release of the second bonus episode of Euphoria! "Still Don't Know My Name" is a popular song among Euphoria 's viewers, but the critics preferred another of Labrinth's tunes for the soundtrack. © 2021 Vox Media, LLC. And Sam explained to me when we first started that he was into Kanye’s “Yeezus” and that he loved “Edward Scissorhands,” which I’m a massive fan of [Danny Elfman’s] score. He really just saw my music fitting with the show. People comment back to me, like, “Where is ‘Still Don’t Know My Name?’” [Laughs] Like, I just posted about writing a song for Beyoncé, but they’re asking me about this Euphoria song! What I loved was the opportunity to do things in different genres. Yeah That was based on the Nate character, who’s masculine, aggressive, a guy that can’t really admit that he’s homosexual, but he’s trying to be a cool jock at the same time. Stream songs including “New Girl”, “Formula” and more. I’ve met some people in L.A. who are part of that New Agey, millennial scene. Users who like Still Don't Know My Name; Users who reposted Still Don't Know My Name; Playlists containing Still Don't Know My Name; More tracks like Still Don't Know My Name… All rights reserved. A lot of stories and lyrics inspired my ideas for the tracks. Can you tell me more about the first conversation you had with him? It was really nice to see that perspective being represented on the screen. And I wanted the score to feel like it wasn’t just instrumentation, that I could use my voice as one of the instruments as well. You\'ll receive the next newsletter in your inbox. The streaming app just bought the exclusive rights to WWE Network’s content. Euphoria brought me here. Which usage has meant the most to you as a musician?I really enjoyed the MINI collaboration. The 1975 - Tonight (I Wish I Was Your Boy) - Subtitulada Al Español It was definitely a cool moment. Listen to Euphoria (Original Score from the HBO Series) by Labrinth on Apple Music. Once I started working on it, I didn’t think about those references consciously because those things already inspire me, so it’s going to be in the music some way. This is "still don't know my name - euphoria" by Micaela Denis on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Still Don't Know My Name Lyrics by Labrinth. I remember seeing Barbie [Ferreira]’s character in the third episode. We’re all in the same country now. Weinstein Sexual Misconduct Settlement Approved for $17 Million by Judge, Conan O’Brien Remembers Frequent Comedy Partner Larry King. He had heard some of the music from my [upcoming] album from a friend, and he really felt like it was exactly what he needed for the show. I made you a God. This was one of those moments where I was like, We’re definitely not going to get this; she’s not going to like the song. Stream songs including “New Girl”, “Formula” and more. Sam’s a good friend of my manager, Adam Leber. I’m a massive fan of electronic music. You still so close yet so far. I read that for Euphoria you were inspired by Danny Elfman’s score for Edward Scissorhands and by Yeezus. Was that intentional?A lot of my music, and a lot of the latest music I’ve released, like my latest single “Miracle,” was very much influenced by Depeche Mode and, on the other side, Kirk Franklin, James Cleveland, James Brown — all these different mixes of gospel, soul, and electronic music. And The Wire. That, for me, is really inspiring. Download English songs online from JioSaavn. I did things to you only lovers would do in the dark. ID? You made a negro flip. ... And "Still Don't Know My Name" which is also played a … We’d better figure something out. Jane Fonda to Receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Somehow, at the Golden Globes. This interview has been edited and condensed. And I would die or stay. The artist also talks about how the project has Influenced his upcoming album. The choir, the harmonies — I’ve always gotten inspired by that classic gospel, and of course traditional gospel as well. 12. Literally. The discography of British musician and producer Labrinth consists of two studio albums, one soundtrack album, two extended plays (EPs), twenty singles and fourteen music videos.. It was pretty incredible. In 2020 the British singer-songwriter won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics for "All for Us." It made you a God. What is it like sending music to Beyoncé? He just said “Lab, just do you, don’t try to mimic other score writers, or try to be a perfect score writer.” That took a lot of the pressure off, because I’m a big fan of Hans Zimmer and I was just like, “Shit man, I’m in his world right now and I better get this right.”. Euphoria Soundtrack Lyrics. *Sorry, there was a problem signing you up. The changes are expected to be made by the end of this year. What kind of direction did he give you?The incredible thing about Sam is that his first approach was to push me to be myself. I’ll save you some time furiously Googling the words “still don’t know my name” and let you know that the song is technically unreleased-at least, that’s what it seems like. Online she’s kind of famous, but in school nobody knows her name, she’s a total geek, nobody gives a shit about her life. He suggested that we do it. I recently released one called “Mount Everest” that was in the second episode. You just instantly go back to that time in your life. I instantly started thinking about the moment when Simba is kind of lost in the jungle. Everyone on the internet is obsessed with it! Some of the things are identical to what happens in the UK, especially with social media now. Were you writing lots of music when you were a teenager?I’ve been writing music since I was 13. Still don't know my name You still don't know my name And I would die or stay For you right now But you still don't know my name Yeah. I should just go and finish my own album. The series’ second episode, which aired Sunday (June 23), features Labrinth’s latest single “Mount Everest,” one of several original tracks from the singer that will appear over the course of the series’ eight episodes. Labrinth Lyrics. We grew up on the whole Kirk Franklin experience. Sam really loved those records. My head came off when I heard that. How did you first react when he got in touch with you about Euphoria? Labrinth - Still Don't Know My Name Lyrics. His latest project finds him tackling his most ambitious role to date, as the lead composer for HBO’s controversial drama series “Euphoria” starring Zendaya and co-produced by Drake. 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