Christopher Young

Robert Gilchrist Ilsley Young

Also known as C. Young, Chris Young, Christoffer Young
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.christopher-young.com

Discography of Christopher Young:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Hellraiser (Original Motion Picture Score) 14 Audio 1987 Silva Screen
2 Hellbound: Hellraiser II (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 11 Audio 1989 GNP Crescendo
3 A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 13 Audio 1986 Varèse Sarabande
4 Hellraiser (Original Motion Picture Score) 14 Audio 1987 Silva Screen
5 Bat 21 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 15 Audio 1988 Varèse Sarabande
6 Bright Angel (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 15 Audio 1991 Intrada
7 Copycat (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) 20 Audio 1995 Milan
8 The Devil And Daniel Webster (Original Motion Picture Score) 15 Audio 2005 Intrada
9 Dream Lover (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 14 Audio 1994 Koch Screen
10 Entrapment (Original Motion Picture Score) 20 Audio 1999 Restless Records
11 Flowers In The Attic (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 14 Audio 1990 Intrada
12 The Glass House (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 11 Audio 2001-09-11 Varèse Sarabande
13 Hard Rain (Music From The Motion Picture) 20 Audio 1998 Milan
14 Bandits (Music From The Original Motion Picture Score) 14 Audio 2001 Intrada
15 Jennifer 8 (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) 16 Audio 1992
16 The Shipping News (Music From The Motion Picture) 16 Audio 2002-02-26 Milan
17 Hellraiser: The Chronicles 42 Audio 2003 Silva Screen
18 Swordfish (Music From The Motion Picture Score) 18 Audio 2001 Intrada
19 The Man Who Knew Too Little (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 14 Audio 1997-11-17
20 Murder In The First (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 16 Audio 1996 Colosseum Schallplatten GmbH
21 A Nightmare On Elm Street I & II (Original Motion Picture Soundtracks) 32 Audio 1989-06-00
22 Shade (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 16 Audio 2004 Intrada
23 Scenes Of The Crime / A Child's Game (Original Music From The Motion Pictures) 15 Audio 2008-04-17 BSX Records
24 The Grudge 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 12 Audio 2006 Varèse Sarabande
25 Ghost Rider (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 15 Audio 2007 Varèse Sarabande
26 The Uninvited (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 15 Audio 2009 Lakeshore Records
27 Untraceable (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 11 Audio 2008-03-04 Lakeshore Records
28 Drag Me To Hell (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 14 Audio 2009-08-18 Lakeshore Records
29 Rounders (Music From The Miramax Motion Picture) 21 Audio 1998 Varèse Sarabande
30 Judas Kiss (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 28 Audio 2000 Citadel Records US
31 Pranks (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 17 Audio 2004 Citadel Records US
32 The Informers (Original Motion Picture Score) 15 Audio 2009 Lakeshore Records
33 Love Happens (Original Motion Picture Score) 24 Audio 2010 La-La Land Records
34 The Fly / The Fly II (Original Motion Picture Soundtracks) 37 Audio 2005 Varèse Sarabande
35 The Fly / The Fly II (Original Motion Picture Soundtracks) 37 Audio 2005-09-00
36 The Grudge 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 12 Audio 2006-11-13 Varèse Sarabande
37 Ghost Rider (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 15 Audio 2007-02-13 Varèse Sarabande
38 Hard Rain (Music From The Motion Picture) 20 Audio 1998
39 Copycat (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) 20 Audio 1995 Milan
40 Head Above Water (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 13 Audio 1996 Intrada
41 The Tower (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 5 Audio 2004-03-30 Intrada
42 Urban Legend (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 13 Audio 1998 Intrada
43 Something The Lord Made (Original Score From The HBO Motion Picture) 14 Audio 2008 BSX Records
44 The Glass House (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 11 Audio 2001 Varèse Sarabande
45 Hider In The House (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 6 Audio 1990 Intrada
46 An Unfinished Life (Music Inspired By The Film) 35 Audio 2006 Varèse Sarabande
47 Spider Man 2 (Selections From The Additional Score) 9 Audio 2004 Not On Label (Christopher Young)
48 Unforgettable (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 15 Audio 1996 Intrada
49 Hellbound: Hellraiser II (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 21 Audio 1989 GNP Crescendo
50 Virtuosity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 17 Audio 1995 Intrada


Christopher Young is a film and TV music composer.

Born in 1957 in Red Bank, New Jersey, USA.

Christopher attended Hampshire College in Massachusetts where he studied a Bachelor of Arts in music and then completed his post-graduate work at North Texas State University.

In 1980 Young moved to Los Angeles where he was a jazz drummer. At that time, he proceeded to take classes at the UCLA Film School, where his mentor was the famous film composer [a710821], who deeply influenced him ("Laura","The Bad and Beautiful"). While he taking classes at UCLA, began scoring student films. In college Young met a lot of filmmakers with whom he will later work on projects. Soon, his special abilities have been noticed by several famous movie studios and directors.

He scored his first studio picture in 1982. And despite the fact that his first works were in the horror genre through the 80's, where he proved himself a great Master, he is also easily and naturally talented wrote music in all styles - from the horrors and thrillers to comedies. With his works musician shows that he cannot have a genre where he has not shown his amazing gift.

Christopher Young for the more than a successful career that gave the world more than 100 magnificent works, which cover almost all genres. And each of his new work, wonderfully conveys not only what is happening on the screen, and fully complements the atmosphere of any of his projects. Composer differ astonishing sensitivity to the newest trends of our time, willing to be creative recycling a wide variety of artistic impressions.

Award-winning composer Christopher Young has carved out his enviable niche in the upper pantheon of Hollywood composers with unusual speed and unerring flair.

Best known for his music in famouse films including:

"Highpoint", "Godzilla 1985", "Hellraiser", "Hellbound: Hellraiser II", "The Fly II", " Virtuosity", "Tales From The Hood", "Species", "Murder In The First", "Copycat", "Unforgettable", "Head Above Water", "Murder At 1600", "The Man That Knew Too Little", "Urban Legend", "Judas Kiss", "Hard Rain", "In Too Deep", "Swordfish", "Sweet November", "The Shipping News", "Bandits", "The Core", "Spider-Man 2", "The Exorcism Of Emily Rose", "Ghost Rider", "Spider-Man 3", "Lucky You", "Sleepwalking", "Drag Me To Hell", "Creation".

In his spare time musician maintains a fascination with horror film memorabilia, extending from classic horror genre autographs to a vast collection of jack-o-lanterns and masks.

Composer has taught in film scoring for over ten years, has taught film composition at the Film and Television program at USC in Los Angeles, and he has been a very popular and regular lecturer in UCLA's film scoring program as well and a two-term past president of The Film Music Society and the president of the Madrid Film Music Festival in Spain.

Awards:

1988 Saturn Award nomination - Best Music (Hellraiser)

1990 Saturn Award Winner - Best Music (Hellbound: Hellraiser 2)

1991 Saturn Award nomination - Best Music (The Fly 2)

1996 Saturn Award nomination - Best Music (Copycat)

1994 Saturn Award nomination - Best Music (The Vagrant)

2009 Teen Choice Award nomination - Best Music (The Uninvited)


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