ANTEBELLUM Original Motion Picture Score Available for Pre-Order Now from Waxwork Records

Waxwork Records in partnership with Milan Records is excited to present Antebellum Original Motion Picture Score by Nate Wonder and Roman GianArthur. Antebellum is a 2020 American psychological horror film written and directed by Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz. It stars Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, and Jena Malone and follows a modern-day African American woman who must escape from a 19th-century Southern slave plantation. Veronica Henley (Monáe), a successful and prominent author, is abducted and taken back into the Antebellum period, where she is held as a slave.

Antebellum is now streaming!

Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality that forces her to confront the past, present and future — before it’s too late.

Related Article: Sociology Professor/New York Times Writer Pens Poignant Intro to ANTEBELLUM

The score was composed by Nate Wonder and Roman GianArthur, who have worked with Janelle Monáe on her numerous albums as part of her Wonderland Arts Society collective. Antebellum marks both composers’ debut film score.

“Writing the score for Antebellum has been a rewarding adventure in creating a musical bed that complements the script while becoming its own unique character and identity within the film. It was really wonderful to work with my brother on this, it was one of the most fulfilling experiences,” Wonder said of the project in a statement. “Working with Janelle Monáe has also been a pleasure as always. We’ve done this a few times before and every time it is a thrilling experience to work on such intriguing ideas. It’s been especially heart-warming to work on this feature, as it is the next step in the evolution of her emotional pictures.”

GianArthur adds in a statement:

“We’re thankful for the opportunity for this to be our first feature and to be working with Gerard and Chris on their first feature film as well,” he said. “After reading the script we started ideating in Atlanta at the Wondaland studio, and began with simple voice memos. From there we brought in a violin, viola and cello to flesh the tone and direction of the score out. The process of shaping these voice memos and growing them to eventually be recorded with a symphony orchestra has been gratifying and an unforgettable experience.”

Waxwork Records is proud to present Antebellum as a deluxe score album featuring 180 gram Black with Red Haze colored vinyl, old style tip-on jackets with spot gloss coating, printed inner sleeves, and design and layout by Shawn Lyon.

Antebellum Original Motion Picture Score Features:

  • Complete Score by Nate Wonder and Roman GianArthur
  • 180 Gram Black with Red Haze Colored Vinyl
  • Old Style Tip-On Jackets with Spot UV Gloss Coating
  • Printed Inner Sleeves
  • Design and Layout by Shawn Lyon


01. Opening
02. Back to Work
03. Whistle While We Work
04. Just a Talker
05. Descendants of the Gods
06. Drawing
07. Hotel Intrusion
08. We Go Tonight
09. Calling Home
10. Burning Men
11. Horse Pursuit
12. Battle Choir
13. The Past Is Never Dead
14. Day Broken

Pre-order your copy of the Antebellum Original Motion Picture Score by Nate Wonder and Roman GianArthur HERE.

Are you excited to see Antebellum this weekend? Will you be adding this soundtrack from Waxwork Records to your vinyl collection? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.



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