We are delighted to announce our exciting new client, composer Shigeru Umebayashi, who has just released the a cappella arrangement of ‘Yumeji’s Theme’. Beginning life as the score for the 2000 film “In the Mood for Love”, the original track ‘Yumeji’s Theme’ gained huge popularity, eventually overtaking the film in its fame, and continues to receive over 6,000 streams a day on platforms worldwide. Written for solo violin and string ensemble, the piece has now been re-imagined by a cappella singers in a beautiful rendition, led by British soprano Grace Davidson.
Internationally renowned film composer Shigeru Umebayashi has over 60 film music credits to his name, and multiple awards and nominations. His most famous compositions and productions include the soundtrack for The House of Flying Daggers (2004) and The Grandmaster (2013). Shigeru has also composed the music for the official documentary of the Beijing Olympics, The Everlasting Flame: Beijing 2008.
The beautiful a cappella version of ‘Yumeji’s Theme’, released on the 13th July, is sung by the stunning soprano Grace Davidson and accompanied by the Plum Forest Singers.