Album: He Named Me Malala
Artist: Thomas Newman
Description: The score for He Named Me Malala is an incredibly satisfying merging of Newman’s colorful orchestration, unusual instrumentation, ethnic instruments, and memorable melodies. It mixes electronic sound with acoustic performances and what it does for the writer is solidify the place in your brain you want to keep focused while you write. Due to the content of the film, there is a degree of innocence and strength in the music which transitions to Malala’s story of triumph. This album is a heart-warming one to listen to, and I greatly suggest it while writing for an outspoken character or children’s lit.