Kraken get Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer to compose team soundtrack

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Having Hollywood connections inside their possession group is already paying dividends for the Seattle Kraken. With some assist from co-owner Jerry Bruckheimer, the Kraken had been capable of get legendary composer Hans Zimmer to attain a soundtrack for the staff.

Bruckheimer, some of the well-known film producers in American historical past, threw out the thought of asking a “friend” to compose a rating for the second-year Seattle hockey membership throughout a summer season assembly, in response to Kraken chief advertising and marketing workplace Katie Townsend.

As it turned out, that pal was Zimmer, who has composed iconic scores for music like The Lion King, Dune, Gladiator, The Dark Knight, Interstellar, and so many others. Bruckheimer met with Zimmer in London and requested him to compose one thing for the Kraken. Zimmer agreed, and he started working.

Zimmer stated that he tried to think about the Kraken within the context of a film with the gamers on the point of do battle on the ice.

“When Jerry says do something for the team, I have to go and make a movie in my head,” Zimmer stated.

In September, Zimmer despatched the completed eight-minute observe to Townsend, and he or she performed it for the primary time on her audio system at dwelling. Instantly, she new Zimmer had made one thing particular. After that, the Kraken workers go to work modifying Zimmer’s rating for the expertise in Climate Pledge Arena.

Thanks to Zimmer, the Kraken now provide some of the distinctive musical experiences in the whole NHL. No different franchise can say a Grammy-winning composer created unique music for its staff.

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