Gone Girl Soundtrack

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Gone Girl Soundtrack (aka Gone Girl - Soundtrack From The Motion Picture) was scored by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for David Fincher's film Gone Girl, which is adapted from the bestselling novel by Gillian Flynn. This is the third soundtrack that Reznor and Ross have worked on together, preceded by The Social Network Soundtrack and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack, also for David Fincher.


  1. "What Have We Done To Each Other?" - 2:30
  2. "Sugar Storm" - 2:53
  3. "Empty Places" - 2:46
  4. "With Suspicion" - 3:16
  5. "Just Like You" - 4:11
  6. "Appearances" - 2:52
  7. "Clue One" - 1:30
  8. "Clue Two" - 5:10
  9. "Background Noise" - 3:09
  10. "Procedural" - 4:30
  11. "Something Disposable" - 4:28
  12. "Like Home" - 3:39
  13. "Empty Places (Reprise)" - 2:20
  14. "The Way He Looks At Me" - 3:27
  15. "Technically, Missing" - 6:43
  16. "Secrets" - 3:08
  17. "Perpetual" - 4:00
  18. "Strange Activities" - 2:37
  19. "Still Gone" - 2:47
  20. "A Reflection" - 1:46
  21. "Consummation" - 4:09
  22. "Sugar Storm (Reprise)" - 0:41
  23. "What Will We Do?" - 3:05
  24. "At Risk" - 11:05 (actual length 6:24; contains hidden track "Consummation (Reprise)" beginning at 9:25)


As with previous scores by Reznor and Ross, a sampler was made available. Unlike previous ones, this wasn't a download but made available as a stream via music hosting site Soundcloud.

  1. "Sugar Storm"
  2. "Background Noise"
  3. "The Way He Looks At Me"
  4. "Just Like You"

Trent Reznor's Statement

On January 21, 2014, Reznor confirmed that he and Ross were composing the score to the film via Twitter:

… yes, Atticus and I are scoring David Fincher’s upcoming Gone Girl!


The album was released digitally on September 30, 2014, with a release on CD scheduled for January 6, 2015 and vinyl scheduled for January 20, 2015. The CD release was delayed from its original release date of December 2, 2014. The album was made available to preorder on September 23 from nin.com, accompanied by a streaming sampler of tracks from the soundtrack.

The full score was made available for streaming via NPR on September 25, 2014. The album was released on Columbia Records, while the previous scores were released through The Null Corporation. For this reason, the album does not bear a Null number.


On April 17, 2014, a website was set up to promote the film, http://www.findamazingamy.com/. The website featured as-yet unnamed background music, ostensibly by Reznor and Ross. In July 2014, the website gonegirlmovie.com was updated to also have background music, very similar to the first audio but with added feedback. The track was titled "Echoes".

A trailer was released on July 7, 2014, which featured both the previously heard site music and new music.

On September 20, 2014, GoneGirl.com was updated with new music titled "Mixdown", a megamix of tracks from the score, followed by nin.com updating to add a splash page introducing the score, with the album artwork and the track "The Way He Looks At Me" streaming in the background.


The artwork was created by Neil Kellerhouse (the same designer as for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack), adapted by Rob Sheridan.


Composed, arranged, programmed, and produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Mix engineer: Alan Moulder Mix assistant: Caesar Edmunds Engineers: Dustin Mosleey, Jun Murakawa, and Christopher Holmes

Mastered by Tom Baker at Baker Mastering, Calabasas, CA

Orchestrations by Dana Niu
Orchestra recorded and mixed by Geoff Foster
Digital score recordist: Kevin Globerman
Orchestra conducted by Brad Warnaar
Music preparation: Eric Stonebrook Music
Orchestra contractor: Peter Rotter
Score recorded at 20th Century FOX, Post Production Services
Stage Engineer: Denis St. Amand
Stage Recordist: Tim Lauber
Stage Managers: Tom Steel and David Marquette


  • Bruce Dukov—concert Master
  • Tamara Hatwan—P2
  • Charlie Bisharat
  • Roberto Cani
  • Kevin Connolly
  • Nina Evtuhov
  • Amy Hershberger
  • Songa Lee
  • Natalie Leggett
  • Phillip Levy
  • Lisa Liu
  • Lorand Lokuszta
  • Helen Nightengale
  • Sara Perkins
  • Radu Pieptea
  • Ben Powell
  • Rafael Rishik
  • Neil Samples
  • Tereza Stanislav
  • Lisa Sutton
  • Sarah Thornblade
  • Shalini Vijayan
  • Irina Voloshina
  • Roger Wilkie


  • Brian Dembow—1st
  • Robert Brophy
  • Thomas Diener
  • Alma Fernandez
  • Matt Funes
  • Jeanie Lim
  • Shawn Mann
  • Darrin McCann
  • Laura Pearson
  • David Walther

Celli: •Steve Erdody—1st

  • Jacob Bralin
  • Giovanna Clayton
  • Vanessa Freebairn-Smith
  • Trevor Handy
  • Dennis Carmazyn
  • George Kim Scholes
  • Xiaodan Zheng


  • Ed Meares—1st
  • Stephen Dress
  • Oscar Hidalgo
  • Christian Kollgaard
  • Bruce Morgenthaler
  • Geoffrey Osika


  • Geri Rotella—1st
  • Heather Clark


  • Stuart Clark—1st
  • Donald Foster


  • Rose Corrigan—1st
  • Damien Montano


  • David Washburn—1st
  • Jon Lewis
  • Barry Perkins


  • Alex Iles—1st
  • Bill Reichenbach


  • Doug Tornquist


  • Michael Garson


  • Wade Culbreath


  • Jo Ann Turovsky


Original film score published by TCF Music Publishing, Inc. And New Regency Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/FOX Film Music Corp. and New Enterprises Music, Inc. (BMI)

Executive in charge for music at Twentieth Century FOX: Danielle Diego
Music supervisor for Twentieth Century FOX: Patrick Houlihan
Business affairs for Twentieth Century FOX: Tom Cavanaugh
Music production supervised for Twentieth Century FOX: Rebecca Morellato
Music clearance for Twentieth Century FOX: Ellen Ginsburg
Music managed for Twentieth Century FOX: Areli Quirarte

Thank you: Kirk Baxter, Lauren Caruso, David Fincher, Garett Illing, Robert Kane, Ren Klyce, Doug Mark, Cathy Merenda, Amos Newman, Jo Ann Orgel, Mariqueen Reznor, Jessie Roberts, And Claudia Sarne




  • Florida Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Score
  • Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA Awards): Original Score—Feature Film
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards: Best Score
  • Saint Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards: Best Score
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Awards: Best Score
  • Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards: Original Score
  • Hollywood Foreign Press Agency Awards (Golden Globe Awards): Best Score (Announced on January 11, 2015)
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (Critics' Choice Movie Awards): Best Score (Announced on January 15, 2015)
  • National Association of Recording Arts and Science Awards (Grammy Awards): Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Announced on February 8, 2015)
  • International Press Academy Awards (Satellite Awards): Best Original Score (Announced on February 15, 2015)

Awards Won


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