The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is one of the most highly anticipated films heading into the winter film season. Coming off of multiple nominations and wins at last year’s Academy Awards with The Social Network, David Fincher will undoubtedly get a lot of attention with his upcoming adaptation of the popular Swedish novel. One of the many praises that The Social Network received was in regards to its film score. The heavily electronic influenced score was created by Atticus Ross and veteran metal-head Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails). Using subtle tonal shifts, industrial sound blips, and melodic strings and pianos, the two men created a modern-day symphony that added another layer to the already complex tale of creation in the 21st century. David Fincher chose to reunite with the duo for the upcoming soundtrack to the murder-mystery The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Aside from a few segments played during the previews or commercials for the film, not much has been revealed for the film set to be released December 21. Thankfully, Reznor corrected this with a few recent messages on Twitter. First off, for those living outside North America, the soundtrack will be released on Mute Records. Secondly, for all of us on this side of the pond, Reznor has informed us to “Look for a lot more information on December 2.” I can only assume that this will include when and where you can find the soundtrack. One exciting aspect in regards to the previous Social Network release, is that the soundtrack was initially released on Amazon as a digital file for only $5.99 and still continues to be at that price today. That’s insanely cheap! Let’s hope that the upcoming Dragon Tattoo score gets under your skin as well.
Below, you can find a link to the MP3 of The Social Network soundtrack.