Indie record company, Serra set stage for new venture

Recall Group, an independent record company based in Paris, and composer Eric Serra have formed joint venture Recall Music for Films to release soundtracks globally. First release will be the soundtrack for Tommy Lee Jones’ “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada” on Jan. 31.

Recall Music for Films also has inked a global licensing agreement with Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp. and will release soundtracks to “Bandidas,” Guy Ritchie’s “Revolver” and John Malkovich’s “Colour Me Kubrick.”

All soundtracks will include a bonus behind-the-scenes video about the making of the film’s score and soundtrack.

U.S. division will be run by managing director Chris Gray, who was previously with Rykodisc, Palm Pictures and Sanctuary.

Recall was founded in 1997 and is distributed by Warner in France, Ryko in the U.S. and Universal in Canada. In the U.S. it will be releasing new discs from Brit indie rockers Grand National, electronic producer DJ Cam and singer songwriter Jehro.

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