As a composer, Leigh has been involved with numerous projects ranging from short animations to feature films & theatrical productions. He has a keen aural sensibility and is capable of producing a wide variety of work whether it be full orchestral music or subtle, ambient, electronica.
The music from 'The Interrogation' represents something of a fusion of styles. Due to the complex nature of the storyline (and the fact that it was an urban thriller) the music not only needed to 'keep the action moving' but also inform the audience that things were 'not all that they seemed'. The resulting score is therefore an intricate blend of interweaving orchestral minimalist textures, driving kit rhythm, and haunting vocalise (beautifully performed by young vocalist Natalya Romainw). The recording of the score was also a 'cloak & dagger' affair, with the brass, percussion, pianos, and strings players never meeting as all the parts were recorded on separate days.
As the score to The Interrogation is very short (an informed decision by the director) excerpts from two other productions are included on the CD. Firstly, White Gold-Red Ocean; this was a disturbing documentary dealing with the effects of intensive fishing off the coast of Africa. The Opening Montage is a beautiful piece for 2 pianos and voice, very much in the style of Philip Glass. This is followed by excerpts from the epic theatre score The Jungle Book, which incorporates a huge percussion section, chorus, orchestra, and synthesisers.
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1. Main Title
2. Urban Chase
3. The Bar
4. The Steal (original version)
5. The Steal (film version)
7. Stitched Up
8. A Mystery Solved/ End Credits
9. White Gold, Red Ocean - Opening
10. Boat Memory - Opening Voyages
11. Boat Memory - My Friend
12. Boat Memory - The Passing of Time
13. Through the Forest Canopy
14. Ka Appears
15. A Rumble in the Jungle/ Look at Meeee......
16. Happily Ever After?