Australian Magic & Mischief & Things
December 26, 2021
Composer Brett Aplin Releases Soundtrack to THE BUREAU OF MAGICAL THINGS
Australian film and television composer Brett Aplin (James Cameron’s DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D, MAKO MERMAIDS, Ms FISHER’S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES, THE GLOAMING) has released this month his score to the current Netflix teen hit series, THE BUREAU OF MAGICAL THINGS. The family fantasy mystery series is about an ordinary teenage girl who touches a mysterious book and is transformed into a Tri-ling – part human, part fairy, and part elf. Acquiring magical powers, she discovers a secret world of magic hiding in plain sight, and when an unexpected threat emerges, she must unite fairies, elves, and humans to save them all. The show has screened on Nickelodeon and Netflix in over 170 countries worldwide, cracking the Netflix Top Ten in 45 countries and reaching the streamer’s global Top 10 TV series; it first premiered in Australia and the US in 2018, and its second season premiered in July 2021.
Aplin’s emotive orchestral treatment for this show is enchanting and beguiling –presenting a perfect sense of wonderous excitement and magical fun to the episodes, while maintaining a teen age appropriate sensibility when the music needs to be moderately scary or frightful.
Aplin’s self-produced digital album is available at these links.
Listen to the credits music of THE BUREAU OF MAGICAL THINGS: