The Info List - Nathan Larson

Nathan Peter Larson (born September 12, 1970 in Maryland, US) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and author widely known for his numerous film score compositions. He is married to Nina Persson, the lead singer of the Swedish rock band The Cardigans. In May 2011, Larson's debut novel entitled The Dewey Decimal System was published by Akashic Books.[1] The second book in the series was published summer 2012, and is entitled The Nervous System.


1 Music career 2 Select discography 3 Personal life 4 Awards 5 References 6 External links

Music career[edit] Larson was the lead guitarist for the 1990s band, Shudder to Think, and the original bassist for the hardcore punk band, Swiz.[2] Larson was also the creative force behind the group Mind Science of the Mind, and founder of the band Hot One.[3][4] Larson and his wife Nina Persson
Nina Persson
have also been frequent musical collaborators, Persson providing vocals on several of Larson's film soundtracks, and Larson being a member of Persson's A Camp
A Camp
project and of the band on her solo album Animal Heart. Larson is also credited as co-writer of several songs on The Cardigans' 2005 album (and last to date), Super Extra Gravity[5] Larson is also a prolific composer of music for films and has contributed to over 25 movie scores to date.[6][7][8] Select discography[edit]


Jealous God (Artemis Records, 2001) FilmMusik (Commotion Records, 2004)

With Shudder to Think

Your Choice Live Series (Your Choice Records, 1992) Pony Express Record
Pony Express Record
(Big Cat UK Records, 1994) 50,000 B.C. (Sony Music, 1997) High Art
High Art
(Velvel Records, 1998) First Love, Last Rites (1998)

With Mind Science of the Mind

Mind Science of the Mind (Sony Music, 1996)

With A Camp

A Camp
A Camp
(Stockholm Records, 2001) Colonia (Universal Records, 2009)

With Hot One

Hot One (Modern Imperial Records, 2006)

Film scores

1998: Velvet Goldmine
Velvet Goldmine
(contributed songs with Shudder To Think) 1999: Boys Don't Cry 2000: Tigerland 2002: Malcolm 2002: Lilja 4-ever 2002: Storytelling 2002: Le Chateau 2003: Mannen som log 2003: The Deal

2003: Dirty Pretty Things 2004: The Woodsman 2004: Prozac Nation 2004: A Love Song for Bobby Long 2005: Little Fish 2005: Palindromes 2008: Choke 2008: August 2008: Yes Madam, Sir 2008: Like Dandelion Dust

2009: The Messenger 2010: American Mystic 2010: Trust 2011: Margin Call 2011: Choose 2011: Our Idiot Brother 2011: Silent House 2013: Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes 2014: God's Pocket 2014: The Skeleton Twins

Personal life[edit] Larson is married to The Cardigans
The Cardigans
lead singer, Nina Persson. They have a son named Nils who was born on September 30, 2010. Wed in Malmö, Sweden, the couple currently reside in New York City
New York City
in the Manhattan
neighborhood of Harlem.[9] He was previously engaged to actress and musician Kerri Kenney-Silver. Awards[edit]

GRAS SAVOYE Award at Cannes 2004 for THE WOODSMAN score the Georges Delerue Prize for the Best Music, Ghent Film Festival 2009, Belgium for A RATIONAL SOLUTION Movieline’s Young Hollywood Award for Best song in a motion picture (Velvet Goldmine) Produced Emmy-award winning song for Nickelodeon’s “Nickellinium” The Deal received the BAFTA award for Best Television Drama


^ "THE DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM a novel by Nathan Larson". akashic books. Akashic Books. May 2011. Retrieved October 2, 2012.  ^ "NINA PERSSON & NATHAN LARSON". Texas Music Project. Texas Music Project. 2011. Retrieved October 2, 2012.  ^ "Mind Science of the Mind". Jeff Buckley. Jeff Buckley Music, Inc. April 21, 2010. Archived from the original on July 31, 2012. Retrieved October 4, 2012.  ^ "Hot One". richseam. richseam.com. 2012. Retrieved October 4, 2012.  ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/super-extra-gravity-mw0000444733 ^ Dyngan (April 4, 2008). " Nathan Larson
Nathan Larson
on movie soundtracks". YouTube. Google, Inc. Retrieved October 4, 2012.  ^ Rebecca Kemp (2003). "In Conversation with Film Score Composer Nathan Larson". Close-Up Film. close-upfilm.com. Archived from the original on November 4, 2011. Retrieved October 4, 2012.  ^ "inAuthors: Film Composer Nathan Larson
Nathan Larson
Riffs on The Writing Process". inReads. Public Broadcasting for Greater Washington. June 1, 2011. Archived from the original on January 26, 2013. Retrieved October 4, 2012.  ^ "Music". ArtsBoston. ArtsBoston. May 27, 2009. Retrieved October 2, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Official website Nathan Larson
Nathan Larson
on IMDb The Dewey Decimal System at akashic books : plot summary and review blurbs The Dewey Decimal System at A Camp : plot summary

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Georges Delerue Award

Daniel Schmid (BMD) (1985) Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
(BUEM) (1985) Ry Cooder
Ry Cooder
(BOM) (1986) Pirjo Honkasalo
Pirjo Honkasalo
and Pekka Lehto (BAM) (1986) Benoît Lamy
Benoît Lamy
(1987) Astor Piazzolla
Astor Piazzolla
(1988) Tôru Takemitsu
Tôru Takemitsu
(1989) Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke
(BUMF) (1989) Michael Kamen
Michael Kamen
(1990) Rachid Bouchareb
Rachid Bouchareb
(1991) David Robbins (1992) Hou Hsiao-hsien
Hou Hsiao-hsien
(1993) Frédéric Devreese (1994) Tôn-Thất Tiết (1995) Bruno Coulais
Bruno Coulais
(1996) Vangelis
(1997) Simon Fisher Turner (1998) Rachel Portman (1999) Tan Dun
Tan Dun
(2000) Vladimír Godár (2001) Howard Shore
Howard Shore
(2002) Zygmunt Konieczny
Zygmunt Konieczny
(2003) Miguel Miranda and José Tobar (2004) Stephen Warbeck (2005) Tony Gatlif
Tony Gatlif
and Delphine Mantoulet (2006) Benny Andersson
Benny Andersson
(2007) Tolib Shakhidi
Tolib Shakhidi
(2008) Nathan Larson
Nathan Larson
(2009) Hong-jip Kim (2010) Evgueni and Sacha Galperine (2011) Olivier Assayas
Olivier Assayas
(2012) Lim Giong
Lim Giong
(2013) Boris Debackere (2014) Johnnie Burn (2015) Johnny Jewel (2016)

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