Peter Raeburn is a British composer, music producer and songwriter. He is well known for his work with director Jonathan Glazer’s films Sexy Beast, Birth and the BAFTA nominated Under The Skin. Peter also helped shape the soundtrack of Lars Von Trier’s Breaking The Waves and composed the music for Raoul Martinez and Joshua Van Praag's Creating Freedom: Lottery of Birth, which was nominated for Best Documentary at Raindance Film Festival.
Raeburn composed both the score and songs for Joshua Leonard's feature film The Lie as well as the feature based on the bestselling children's book Molly Moon. His music also featured in the film Blue Valentine starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. Peter worked as a music consultant for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom , directed by Justin Chadwick, which was nominated for both an Oscar and Golden Globe for music.
Raeburn composed the theme for the 2014 Commonwealth Games as well as for Skype. Peter was musical director and producer on the charity album Township Sessions for The Mothers, which features songs as lyrical health messages created to educate communities in South Africa about essential health issues. Peter also wrote the live musical score for Russell Brand's re-telling of the The Pied Piper of Hamelin, which he conducted at the Royal Albert Hall.
Peter is the founder and Creative Director of multi-award winning Soundtree Music. His work includes commercial spots, such as Guinness (Surfer/Bet on Black/Dreamclub), Sony (Music Pieces), Sony PlayStation (Mountain), Stella Artois (Ice Skating Priests), Levi’s (Twist/Odyssey), IKEA (Beds) and Lurpak (Go Freestyle). He has won some of the industry's most prestigious awards including numerous Cannes Lions, D&AD, Craft, Creative Circle and Clio awards for original composition. He has composed for various television projects including the long-running ITV1 idents.
Molly Moon: The Incredible Hypnotist (2013) (composer and song writer)
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom (2013) (music consultant)
Under the Skin (2013) (music producer, music supervisor and arranger)
The Lie (2010) (composer and song writer)
Birth (2004) (music producer, supervisor and arranger)
Sexy Beast (2001) (music producer)
Breaking the Waves (1996) (music co-producer)
The Confessional (Le Confessionnal) (1995) (special thanks)
Deep and Crisp and Even (2009) (Composer)
Foreign John (2009) (Composer)
Blink (1998) (Music producer and composer)
Saturday's Shadow (2007) (Composer)
Mr. Mkhizie's Portrait (Composer)
Lurpak - "Go Freestyle" (2015)
Adidas - "Take It" (2015)
IKEA - "Bed" (2014)
Land Rover – "Elixir" (2014)
Audi – "The Ring" (2013)
Post Office – Just Another Day (2013)
PlayStation Vita – "The World in Play" (2012)
Stella Artois – Le Quest (2012)
Guinness – World (2009)
Economist – Red Wires (2009)
Ford – Go Find It (2009)
Royal Mail – Grow (2008)
Guinness – Surfer
Guinness – NoitulovE (2005)
Guinness – Bet on Black (2000)
Sony Walkman – Music Pieces
Stella Artois – Ice Skating Priests (2006)
Wispa – For The Love of Wispa
PlayStation 2 – Mountain
Wrangler – Ride
Levi's – Twist
Honda – Jump
Smirnoff – Sea
Album: Peter Raeburn You And Me – Full album (Writer/Producer)
Album Track: Wiley I Am The Sea – from the album 'See Clear Now' by Wiley (Writer/Producer)
Album: The Mothers: Township Sessions (Musical Director/Producer)
BAFTA Film Awards (2015) 'Original Music' Nomination – 'Under the Skin'
London Critics Circle Film Awards (2015) 'Technical Achievement of the Year' - Score – 'Under the Skin'
Boston Online Film Critics Association (2014) 'Best Original Score' - 'Under the Skin'
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (2014) 'Best Original Score' – 'Under the Skin'
European Film Awards (2014) 'Best Music' – 'Under the Skin'
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards (2014) 'Best Score' – 'Under the Skin'
Indiana Film Journalists Association, US (2014) 'Best Musical Score' – 'Under the Skin'
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards (2014) 'Best Music' – 'Under the Skin'
BTAA Craft Awards - Best Crafted Commercial (2014) - "Bed"
British Independent Film Awards (2013) 'Best Technical Achievement' - Music – 'Under the Skin'
BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Original Music (2013) – The Ring
BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Recorded Music (7 Feb 2000) – Bet on Black
D&AD Awards – Best Use of Music in TV & Cinema Advertising 7 February 2000 – Bet on Black
Lion D'Or Cannes – Excellence in Music Award (7 Feb 2000) – Bet on Black
Midsummer Awards – Best Use of Music (7 Feb 2000) – Bet on Black
Finalist: BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Sound Design (7 Feb 2001) – Eggcentric
Nominated: BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Sound (7 Feb 2001) – Eggcentric
BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Recorded Music (23 Oct 2005) – Ice Skating Priests
Creative Circle Awards – Best Use of Music (Gold) (23 May 2006) – Ice Skating Priests
Midsummer Awards – Best Use of Music (Gold) (23 Jul 2006) – Ice Skating Priests
BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Recorded Music (23 Oct 2004) – Mountain
Creative Circle Awards Best Use of Music 23 July 2004 – Mountain
D&AD Award – Best Use of Music in TV & Cinema Advertising (23 May 2004) – Mountain
BTAA Awards – Best 60–90 Second TV Commercial (Gold) (14 Mar 2008) – Music Pieces
D&AD Awards – Best Use of Music in TV & Cinema Crafts (16 May 2008) – Music Pieces
Clio Awards – Use of Music (Silver) (19 May 2008) – Music Pieces
Cannes Grand Prix (23 Jun 2006) – NoitulovE
Creative Circle Awards – Best Use of Music (Silver) (23 May 2006) – NoitulovE
Finalist: BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Recorded Music (26 Oct 2005) – Office
BTAA Craft Awards – Best Original Music (24 Nov 2007) – Own The Road Again
D&AD Awards – Best Use of Music (7 Feb 2001) – Ride
Creative Circle Awards – Best Use of Sound (23 May 2000) – Surfer
Voted No.1 British commercial of all time Ch4 (23 Feb 2000) – Surfer
D&AD Awards – Best Use of Music in TV & Cinema Advertising (23 May 2006) – Tuperzik
BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Recorded Music (7 Feb 2001) – Twist
Finalist: D&AD Awards – Best Use of Music (7 Feb 2001) – Twist
Loerie Awards for Television & Cinema Advertising Crafts – Silver Award Music & Sound Design (7 Feb 2005) – Two Villages
Finalist: BTAA Craft Awards – Best Use of Original Music (8 Feb 2007) – Wind
Peter recently completed composing the score for Danny Huston’s directorial debut The Last Photograph, as well as Woodshock, directed by Laura Mulleavy and Kate Mulleavy of Rodarte, starring Kirsten Dunst.