Composer Details

Craig Armstrong

 

A Royal Academy of Music graduate, Craig Armstrong passed through the ranks of Glasgow’s band culture (a band member of Hipsway, Texas and The Big Dish) to become one of the world’s most sought-after and respected composers and arrangers in the contemporary field: Madonna, U2, Björk and Massive Attack are among the acts to have benefited from his talents, but he is also a skilled and experienced writer for theatre and film. Amongst his many credits are the scores for the Baz Luhrmann hits, Romeo + Juliet (for which he received the Anthony Asquith BAFTA Award and an Ivor Novello for Best Original Score) and Moulin Rouge (for which he received a Golden Globe Award and the American Film Institute Award).

 

Winona is Craig Armstrong’s latest project; an experimental electro collaboration with Scott Fraser. The first album was released through Absolute Records and they are working on their second album now. 

 

 

 

 

 



Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), Neds (2010), The Incredible Hulk (2008), The Day After Peace (2008), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), World Trade Center (2006), The Perfect Catch (2005), Must Love Dogs (2005), Fever Pitch (2005), Ray (2004 – GRAMMY Best Score), The Clearing (2004), Wimbledon (2004), Love Actually (2003), Close Encounters with Keith Barry (2003), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003), Benjamim (2003), The Quiet American (2002 - Ivor Novello winner), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), Al Cuore (2002), Kiss of the Dragon (2001), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Moulin Rouge! (2001 - Golden Globe winner, American Film Institute winner), La Montagna Cava (2000), Complicity (2000), Long Haul (2000), One Day In September (1999), Mauvaises Fréquentations (1999), The Bone Collector (1999 ASCAP winner), Best Laid Plans (1999), Cruel Intentions (1999), Plunkett & Macleane (1999), Alice et Martin (1998), The Negotiator (1998), Orphans (1997), Romeo + Juliet (1996 BAFTA winner, Ivor Novello winner), London Bridge (1996), Fridge (1995)

 

‘What I love about [Craig’s] work is the way in which it’s like a movie in itself, but without any pictures.’

Baz Luhrmann

 

 

 

Composer Showreel

Chanel No 5 - Clair de Lune
Craig Armstrong

Chanel No 5 - Clair de Lune
Craig Armstrong
Romeo & Juliet - O Verona
Craig Armstrong
Romeo & Juliet - The Balcony Scene
Craig Armstrong
Plunkett & Macleane - The Hanging
Craig Armstrong
The Quiet American
Craig Armstrong
Moulin Rouge - One Day I'll Fly Away
Craig Armstrong
The Negotiator - Rise
Craig Armstrong
Best Laid Plans - Lissa
Craig Armstrong
Plunkett & Macleane - The Ball
Craig Armstrong
Love Actually - Aurelia's Theme
Craig Armstrong
Love Actually - Glasgow Love Theme
Craig Armstrong
Ray - Ray And Della's Theme
Craig Armstrong
Cruel Intentions - This Love
Craig Armstrong
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - Inhaler
Craig Armstrong
The Asylum - Theme
Craig Armstrong
Magdalene Sisters
Craig Armstrong
The Bone Collector - New York City
Craig Armstrong