‘Rebecca’ on Netflix: Who wrote the music and can you buy or stream the soundtrack?

Everything you need to know about British composer Clint Mansell, who has written the score to Netflix's adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's Gothic thriller

Rebecca: (L to R) Armie Hammer as Maxim de Winter, Lily James as Mrs. de Winter. Cr. KERRY BROWN/NETFLIX

The soundtrack for the 2020 Netflix adaptation of Rebecca is written by composer Clint Mansell. He has previously written the scores to Black Swan, Pi, High-Rise and Netflix’s Black Mirror, and used to be in the alt-rock band Pop Will Eat Itself.

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Mansell worked with Rebecca director Ben Wheatley on High-Rise, the 2015 film based on the 1975 novel by JG Ballard, starring Tom Hiddleston.

He also wrote the soundtrack to the 2000 film Requiem for a Dream, which included the iconic theme – performed by the Kronos Quartet and known as ‘Lux Aeterna’ – which then went on to be reorchestrated for the trailer to The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers under the title ‘Requiem for a Tower’.

Can you buy the soundtrack for Netflix’s Rebecca?

The soundtrack for Netflix’s Rebecca is not yet available.

Can you stream the soundtrack for Netflix’s Rebecca?

You can now stream the soundtrack to Netflix’s Rebecca on Spotify.

You can also stream the soundtrack on YouTube.

When is Rebecca released on Netflix?

Rebecca will be released globally on 21 October on Netflix.

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Which book is Netflix’s Rebecca based on?

The 2020 adaptation of Rebecca is based on the 1938 Gothic novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier.

Watch the trailer for Netflix’s Rebecca