Lone Survivor is a 2013 biographical war film written and directed by Peter Berg, and scored by Explosions in the Sky and film composer Steve Jablonsky (Transformers, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre). The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, and Emile Hirsch. Lone Survivor received two Oscar nominations for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing and Sound Editing. The motion picture soundtrack album was released in 2013 by record label Metropolis Movie Music.
“Explosions in the Sky have an emotional, tender quality to their music, even when it gets aggressive. I didn’t want the score to be overly aggressive, I wanted it to be haunting and emotional.” – Peter Berg on Explosions in the Sky’s score for Lone Survivor