Following on from the success of Marvel’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”, Disney is releasing a special three-episode documentary series called “Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever”, which take viewers behind the music of the blockbuster film
Oscar-winning composer Ludwig Göransson and director Ryan Coogler collaborated with musicians and artists from across the globe to craft the score for Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, one of the most anticipated sequels in modern movie history.
The three-episode series showcases how this extraordinary team pushed the boundaries of what a Hollywood score and soundtrack can be, creating an immersive, moving experience in the process. Voices in the series include: Göransson, Coogler, Fireboy DML, Bloody Civilian, Busiswa, Foudeqush, Vivir Quintana, Mare Advertencia, Jorja Smith, Burna Boy, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever stars Letitia Wright and Tenoch Huerta.
When Will New “Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever” Episodes Be Released On Disney+?
The first episode of the series will be released on Tuesday, 28th February 2023, and here’s a list of when each of the new episodes will be released:
Note: This is subject to change
Episode 1 – Tuesday 28th February 2023
Episode 2 – Tuesday 7th March 2023
Episode 3 – Tuesday 14th March 2023
Here are some details on each episode:
Episode 1: “Nigeria: Past is Present”
Director Ryan Coogler and composer Ludwig Göransson work together in Lagos, Nigeria, which is at the center of a rapidly growing, dynamic musical scene. Focusing on the themes of past versus present and technology versus tradition, Göransson starts each recording day working with traditional musicians and ends the day working with modern recording artists, including Fireboy DML, Bloody Civilian, and Busiswa.
Episode 2: “Mexico: Con La Brisa:
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” introduced audiences to Namor, ruler of an underwater civilization descended from an ancient Mayan community. The character provided a new cultural experience that called for a new sound. Composer Ludwig Göransson collaborates with a wide range of Mexican musicians, including a veteran musicologist, Mayan rappers from the Yucatán peninsula, and bold new female singers like Foudeqush, Vivir Quintana, and Mare Advertencia. The episode also features Tenoch Huerta Meijía, who plays Namor, as he hears the music for the first time.
Episode 3: “London: Bring It Home”
London’s Abbey Road is one of the most iconic recording studios in the world. Late in the summer of 2022, an international team of musicians and engineers led by Ludwig Göransson descend on the studio for 10 days to record the score for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” Göransson works with modern recording artists like Jorja Smith and Burna Boy, putting the finishing touches on the score and soundtrack. The episode also features Letitia Wright, who reflects on the score and its role in the film’s extraordinary reception.
What Time Will New Episodes Of “Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever” Be Released On Disney+
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Eastern Time: 03:00 AM
UK: 08:00 AM
Sydney, Australia – 19:00 PM
Sometimes episodes can arrive a few minutes later as the servers update. The Disney+ front page usually updates about an hour later.
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