Andrew Tinker: Singer/Songwriter (Denton, TX)
Andrew Tinker (Denton, TX) // Courtesy Yana Khaykinson 2016
Andrew Tinker & Yana Khaykinson at "Pete's Dragon" World Premiere in Los Angeles, CA August 8, 2016
Walt Disney Records is set to release a massive original motion picture soundtrack for their upcoming live-action take on “Pete’s Dragon” next month. The new album features 3 original songs written for the David Lowery film, including the end credit track “Something Wild” by electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling featuring Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. The soundtrack will also include “Nobody Knows” performed by the Lumineers, plus “The Dragon Song” performed by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy.
Performed by Grammy-nominated band The Lumineers, “Nobody Knows” was written by “Pete’s Dragon” co-screenwriter Toby Halbrooks with Andrew Tinker. “The Dragon Song,” performed by singer-songwriter Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (Will Oldham), was written by “Pete’s Dragon” director/screenwriter Lowery and co-screenwriter Toby Halbrooks and bookends the film. The soundtrack also includes a newly-recorded version of “Candle On the Water,” performed by Okkervil River. -INDIE WIRE
Walt Disney Pictures: “Pete’s Dragon” US release date of August 12, 2016.
Denton County musician and University of North Texas alumnus Andrew Tinker stopped by the Denton Record-Chronicle to perform the song he and Toby Halbrooks wrote for the Disney film, Pete’s Dragon.
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