John Murphy (British film composer)

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John Murphy (born 4 March 1965) is an English film composer. He is a self-taught multi-instrumental musician who began his career in the 1980s working notably with The Lotus Eaters, Thomas Lang, Gary Wall and Claudia Brücken. Since the beginning of his career he has collaborated numerous times with several directors, mainly Vadim Jean and Danny Boyle. He has received praise through the years and some of his awards include the Silver Award (1st Prize) at the Cannes Film Festival, a British D&AD Award, and a BMI Award.

Murphy gained recognition in the film industry while working with Guy Ritchie in his film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Michael Mann's Miami Vice, Matthew Vaughn's Kick-Ass and scoring various films by Danny Boyle. His instrumental tracks "In the House – In a Heartbeat" from 28 Days Later and "Adagio in D Minor" from Sunshine have been featured in a variety of TV shows, commercials and film trailers.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 Anonymous Rejected Filmscore John Murphy 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 City by the Sea John Murphy 1
2002 28 Days Later: The Soundtrack Album John Murphy 3.5 2
2006 Basic Instinct 2 John Murphy 1
2006 Miami Vice John Murphy 1
2007 28 Weeks Later: Original Motion Picture Score John Murphy 2
2007 Sunshine: Music from the Motion Picture John Murphy & Underworld 2
2009 The Last House on the Left John Murphy 1
2010 Armored John Murphy 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 In the House - In a Heartbeat (2012 Remaster) John Murphy 1
2012 Adagio in D Minor (2012 Remaster) John Murphy 1
2013 Strobe (extended dirty mix) John Murphy 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Strobe EP John Murphy 1

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