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Rick Smith & Karl Hyde of Underworld Scored FX’s Limited Series ‘Pistol’

Rick Smith and Karl Hyde from the electronic music group Underworld have composed the original score for the FX’s new limited series “Pistol.”  All six episodes of “Pistol” are currently streaming on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ internationally including the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. The series will also be coming soon to Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories.

Based on Jones’ 2017 memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol, “Pistol” was created and written by Craig Pearce and will be executive produced by Boyle, Pearce, Tracey Seaward, Gail Lyon, Anita Camarata, Steve Jones, Paul Lee, Hope Hartman and wiip. The series is produced by FX Productions.

“Pistol” is a six-episode limited series about a rock and roll revolution. The furious, raging storm at the center of this revolution are the Sex Pistols – and at the center of this series is Sex Pistols’ founding member and guitarist, Steve Jones. Jones’ hilarious, emotional and at times heart-breaking journey guides us through a kaleidoscopic telling of three of the most epic, chaotic and mucus-spattered years in the history of music. Based on Jones’ memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol, this is the story of a band of spotty, noisy, working-class kids with “no future,” who shook the boring, corrupt Establishment to its core, threatened to bring down the government and changed music and culture forever.

“Pistol” stars Toby Wallace as Steve Jones, Jacob Slater as Paul Cook, Anson Boon as John Lydon, Christian Lees as Glen Matlock, Louis Partridge as Sid Vicious, Sydney Chandler as Chrissie Hynde, Talulah Riley as Vivienne Westwood, Maisie Williams as punk icon Jordan, Emma Appleton as Nancy Spungen and Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Malcolm McLaren.

Smith has previously scored Boyle’s features Trance and T2: Trainspotting, while Underworld has contributed music to the director’s Sunshine.

You can check out the trailer for the series below:

Source: Film Music Reporter

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