Taken from Skully's Blog on www.myspace.com/skullymusic
Soul Surfer ~ Movie Release April 2011
Champagne corks were popping today for Skully, the Irish, and how should we say this? more rugged looking half of the band Metisse. .. ..The festivities prompted by news from ....Hollywood.... that his music is to be used for the new Tristar/Sony Pictures movie 'Soul Surfer', starringDennis Quaid, Helen Hunt,....and Carrie Underwood. .. ..' I'm thrilled ! Metisse's music is always being used by US television and in movies, but this is the first time that a song from one of my solo albums has been used'. Says Skully... ..Over the past few years Metisse have become the darlings of Hollywood based music supervisors with their music being used extensively across a wide selection of productions, from Showtimes 'Dead Like Me', ABC's 'The Gates', 'and Undercovers' from JJ Abrams the creator of 'Lost', to 'The Jay Leno Show' on NBC....... .. ..The Skully music to be used by Soul Surfer is 'Nomah's Land (for three pianos)', taken from his album 'Without A Voice'.
The Denis Quaid, Helen Hunt & Carrie Underwood-starring Soul Surfer will include one of his solo compositions.
Some great news from Hollywood where Skully, a.k.a. one-half of Cork act Metisse, has had his music selected for the new Tristar/Sony Pictures movie Soul Surfer starring Denis Quaid, Helen Hunt and Carrie Underwood.
“I’m thrilled!” he enthuses. “Metisse's music is always being used by US television and in movies, but this is the first time that a song from one of my solo albums has been used.”
The track in question is ‘Nomah’s Land (For Three Pianos)’ taken from his album Without A Voice.
Directed by Sean McNamara, the film premieres here on June 17 and tells the real life story of Bethany Hamilton, a teenage surfer girl who summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack.