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Aeone (pronounced Ay-own) is an English artist and composer known for her rich, haunting style with a touch fo the Ancient Celt - bringing a sense of beauty and feminine grace into a contemporary musical setting. Both Aeone's voice and music have not only been heard in countless film, television and album projects, but also in over seventy movie trailers including 'Inferno', 'Jurassic World', 'The Hobbit', 'The Long Walk Home', '300', 'The Last Samurai', 'Beowulf', 'The Best of Me', 'Tomb Raider' and 'Something's Gotta Give'. In addition, she was the musical voice of TNT's Emmy Nominated 'The Mists of Avalon". The soundtrack also includes her haunting song "I Will Remember You Still" - which she also performed, produced and co-wrote.
A few of her film, tv and album credits include; "Orphan", "Wind Chill', "I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer", "The Black Donnelly's", "Witchblade", 'Hello-Good-bye' and The Discovery Channel. Four singles for the cult EDM band - IN FICTION". "Sirenes - The Beauty of the Female Voice" and co-written song 'Somewhere" recorded by multi-Grammy winner Rick Springfield. In addition, she was also the voice of Tanya on the American Tail cd.
An award-winning artist, Aeone has released six critically acclaimed studio albums. The title song of her release "Love is the Healer" topped the Soundcloud charts and received the 2015 Hollywood Music in Media award for Best New Age/Ambient. Aeone - lives and works in Los Angeles and creates her music from her studio - The Chateau.
Bear McCreary's (Godzilla, Outlander, Walking Dead) supernatural score for Blumhouses' FANTASY ISLAND" - Sony Pictures. features Aeone ethereal vocals. Watch special trailer of Bear McCreary creating original score - Aeone's vocals are featured at .45 secs.
Aeone was invited to work on Glory, Oath & Blood's (Warner Chappell) new release - Ascend to the Heavens. Creating the uplifting "The Last Guardian" with fellow composer Iros Young.
"Ascending Abomination" was featured in the advertising campaign for HBO series "The Third Day" starring Jude Law, Emily Watson and Naomi Harris premiering Fall 2020- written by Aeone from an exclusive release for Creative Soundscapes - The FOUNDRY.
Aeone performed a beautiful acapella version of her song "Across the Water" at the INDIE COLLABORATIVE SHOWCASE during Grammy week. The concert featured 20 independent artists from all genres. Watch here
Aeone produced, arranged and performed vocals on "Celtic Whispers" for Mike Surratt's new release "World Musette". The song was cowritten by Aeone and Mike Surratt and has been nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award in World Music. Listen here. Produced, engineering and mixed by Jeff Silverman.
"Monks Gone Bad" was featured in the trailer campaign for Sony Pictures "The Grudge" - written by Aeone and Cato from an exclusive release for Creative Soundscapes - The FOUNDRY.
'Elfen Warning' was featured in the trailer campaign for Jordan Peele's "US" - from Aeone's exclusive release for Creative Soundscapes - The Foundry
Aeone co-wrote and performed/produced & arranged vocals on "Drive" (single) and "I Know" on EP release "Driving at 4AM" with the amazing EDM duo INFICTION Listen on iTunes
Haunted Spectres and The Dark Chantress - written by Aeone and Cato are part of Catoworks follow-up release - CUT THE RIGHT ONE IN AGAIN
Morphing Mirrors - written by Aeone and Cato is part of Catoworks release - CUT THE RIGHT ONE IN.
Aeone was very proud to be the featured vocalist for composer Bear McCreary's (Godzilla, Outlander, Walking Dead) inspired score for "I Still See You" - directed by Scott Speer and starring Bella Thorne. Aeone performed & recorded her vocals in her own studio. Listen to "Ghost Fish', 'Watch Her Die' and "Dance Beneath the Ice' - On Spotify
'Whispering Mad' was featured in the trailer for 'The Nun' - directed by Corin Hardy - starring Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga and Jonas Bloquet - from Aeone's exclusive release for Creative Soundscapes - The Foundry
Aeone created the otherworldly vocals and vocal arrangements for "Angels We Have Heard On High" and "Ave Maria" on composer Stephen Melillo's - Christmas Passion album. Listen on Soundcloud
Aeone performed with the Celtic Harp Orchestra of Southern California at the Highland Seaside Games in Ventura.
"Chimera Caution" was featured in the trailer campaign for 'Mother' - directed by Darren Aronofsky - starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem and Ed Harris - from Aeone's exclusive release for Creative Soundscapes - The Foundry
"Whispering Mad" from from Aeone's exclusive release for Creative Soundscapes - The Foundry featured in the trailer for 'Flatliners' - directed by Niels Arden Oplev, starring Ellen Paige and Diego Luna.
Aeone's otherworldly arrangement of 'Silent Night' received an Hollywood Music in Media nomination.
The haunting 'Incubus Rising' from Aeone's exclusive release for Creative Soundscapes - The Foundry featured in the trailer for Ron Howard's new film 'Inferno' - starring Tom Hanks.
"Remembrance" from Many Voices featured in director Spike Geilinger's new documentary "The Art Detectives" for BBC Channel 4.
Aeone's hauntingly beautiful 'Across the Water' from the "Many Voices' album featured in new Canadian TV show 'Hello, Good-bye."
"Where Lilies White Grow" from Love is the Healer received an Hollywood Music in Media nomination for Best Holiday song.
Aeone appeared in cameo role in Justin Bieber video for "Company" in the Everyday People series.
Aeone performed/arranged /produced background vocals for Doug James new release of - "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" and 'Uncle Charlie"
'The Rising' was written especially for Rashid Lanie's score and featured in the award winning South African movie KALUSHI – “The Story of Solomon Mahlangu”
Aeone sang harmonies and background vocals on "The Light that Leads Me There" for luminous and extraordinary folk artist Jill Freeman - critically acclaimed cd 'A Handmade Life' - listen here
Aeone's released LOVE IS THE HEALER a new album and uplifting videos on Palette Records - Produced by Aeone and long-time collaborator, Jeff Silverman (who also mixed/mastered/engineered and co-wrote on a number of songs) to five star reviews. This beautifully crafted 10 - song album brings Aeone's signature ethereal voice and sound with a touch of the ancient Celt together, in a cinematic blend of otherworldly pop and organic rhythms. Hypnotic and uplifting, the 10 songs follow a path of grace and beauty deep into the heart of love. To see more go to Palette Records
The title track "Love is the Healer' won the Hollywood Music in Media award for Best New Age/Ambient song.
Praise for the Album :-
"LOVE IS THE HEALER by AEONE may well be my pick for album of the year - this is inspirational music on levels unseen, but known to exist in our very souls. It has been a while since I have heard an album that has touched so deeply."
RJ Lannan - Zone Music Reporter (read full review)
"A stunning new release from Aeone - LOVE IS THE HEALER is an impressive body of work, each track superb in its own unique right." Russ Elliott - Musical Discoveries (read full review)
"LOVE IS THE HEALER is the perfect combination, great production, great stage and above all an amazing voice." - Alexandro Clavilo - New Age Reviews
"Dreaming" - Aeone' s beautiful collaboration with John Sponsler for Brand X featured in the "Jurassic World' trailer campaign. Also appears on the Brand X - AMALGAMATE album - Listen on Itunes
The haunting "Shadowlands" from Arcadium - Aeone and fellow artist/composer Cato's project was the end title music/song for 'Born in Battle' the multi-award winning film directed by Yangzom Brauen and also part of the trailer.
Aeone was invited to collaborate on music for BABYLON Z - a Glory, Oath and Blood album for composer & producer Robert Leslie Bennett's new Warner Chappell release - a tour de force of otherworldly fantasy & adventure. Composing the unearthly "Midrithum Horizon" with Danny McCarthy and the ethereal and dramatic "Mists of Bazaruto" with Mark Petrie. Listen on Itunes
Spring and Fall. Aeone released Series I and II of ethereal haunting, dramatic horror vocal designs exclusively for Creative Soundscapes - The Foundry.
"Flight in Grace" featured in theatrical trailer for 'The Best of Me' - Warner Bros Pictures - from Aeone's exclusive new release of ethereal voices for Creative Soundscapes - The Foundry.
Aeone wrote/produced and performed vocals on 'Final Revenge' for the amazing and hugely popular EDM duo INFICTION - 'Calisteo' release - Available on Itunes
Aeone returned to work with the inspirational and talented director Chris Dane Owens on her beautiful new video and teaser trailer for up-coming album "Love is the Healer" edited by the wonderful Jennifer Barlow. Shot in studio and on location in Los Angeles - the video also features amazing footage of Aeone on location in the English countryside filmed by documentary film maker Spike Geilinger.
Aeone collaborated with the wonderful composer Robert Leslie Bennett on the opening titles and theme for the movie 'The Bad Guys' - directed by Carlos Rinconnes.
"Fire of Boadecea" from Arcadeum - Aeone's collaboration with the gifted composer Cato was featured in the theatrical trailer for "A Long Walk Home" the Nelson Mandela story - The Weinstein Company.
Aeone started a two year collaboration with the amazing duo INFICTION - supreme master of EDM! Dan Asma and Dorian Oppenheimer. Writing/producing and performing vocals for 3 singles 'When I'm With You', 'We Go On' and ' Give to Me' and songs for their full length release 'InFiction - When I'm with You', 'Europa' and 'Calisteo'. All available on Itunes
Chris Dane Owens and Jennifer Barlow also put together the beautiful video for Aeone's arrangement of 'Scarborough Fair' from Many Voices.
Aeone collaborated with fellow composer John Sponsler for BrandX on two beautiful epic vocal driven cues - 'Dreaming' and 'Illumination' for the BrandX Music release 'Amalgamate'. Available on Itunes.
Aeone also also collaborated on a series of music with Tom Gire for the exclusive new BrandX music production library.
'Shadowlands' from Arcadeum Aeone's collaboration with composer Cato featured in the trailer for 'Ghostrider - Spirit of Vengeance" - Columbia Pictures starring Nicholas Cage - at ComicCon.
Aeone performed and produced vocals for 'Extortion' and 'Days of Olds' for the BrandX Music - Volume 15 album release. Available on Itunes.
Aeone scored four book trailer for Whitley Strieber, author of international best seller and movie 'Communion' - 'Hybrids', 'The Key', 'Melody Burning' and 'Solving the Communion Enigma' . Directed by Chris Dane Owens.
Aeone music was the underscore for Transformational Psychic Medium Marla Frees's uplifting EPK directed by Chris Dane Owens and edited by Jennifer Barlow.
The song "Somewhere" cowritten with Jeff Silverman was released by multi Grammy Award winning artist and legend Rick Springfield's on "From the Vault' (Frontier Records) performed by Rick Springfield and produced by Jeff Silverman. "Somewhere" was the only song to appear on the album not penned by Springfield. Listen in Spotify The song was also released on Springfield's 'Sahara Snow' album.
Aeone worked with Southern California artist, poet and songwriter - Alden Marin and produced, arranged, mixed, performed and co-wrote 'This Feeling Stays', 'Matter of Minutes" and "Once in a Lifetime' for 'Renditions'.
Aeone released Atmospheric album - which comprise of short cinematic pieces using pure single vocals, along with backwards vocals, eq’d & filtered effects or layered vocals against atmospheric backgrounds of drones, or percussion or musical beds. Evoking moods that are sometimes beautiful and uplifting, some dark, dramatic and haunting, or strange and otherworldly. Now available on itunes..
Aeone's vocals are featured on John Ottman's end title sequence for ghostly horror movie “Orphan” - directed by JaumeCollet-Serra.
Aeone partnered with Norwegian composer Cato to begin work on Arcadeum - a unique project that blends their different styles of dark electronica and the mystical ethereal.
Aeone collaborated with the talented Dan Asma (co-owner Buddha Jones trailer house) on his new album project "Down the Hill" blending her otherworldly musical sensibility with his dance grooves.
Aeone produced/arranged and performed guest vocals on 'Carpe Diem’ for New Age instrumental artiste Kori Carothers new album – “Trillium” - produced by Will Ackerman - Imaginary Road. The song also appeared on Will Ackerman's compilation album 'The Gathering I"
Aeone is the voice of amazing documentary film composer Miriam Cutler’s gorgeous, vocal driven score for “A Powerful Noise” the C.A.R.E. Organisation. This award-winning documentary film follows the life of three courageous and inspiring women from different countries and cultures, was released worldwide and received standing ovations at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Watch movie here
Her ever-popular “Indira” was part of Neurodisc’s beautiful compilation cd – “Sirenes – The Beauty of the Female Voice” - Listen on Spotify
The warrior like “Heroika” featured in the campaign for blockbuster movie ‘300’ (Warner Bros) – directed by Zack Snyder and starring Gerard Butler (“Phantom of the Opera”) and Lena Headey.
Aeone's beautiful rhythmic “The Imagining” was heard in the tv trailer campaign for the movie “Beowulf”
“Lamentoso” written with composer Rob Bennett was the corner stone of the movie trailer for “Slipstream” directed by and starring Anthony Hopkins. Listen here
Three of Aeone's songs featured in the critically acclaimed TV series ‘The Black Donnellys”, (NBC) Created by Oscar winning writer and director Paul Haggis (Crash, Million Dollar Baby, Flags of our Fathers) and writer Robert Moresco. Aeone’s hauntingly moving song – a lament entitled “Across the Water” – was used as an integral part of Episode 4 - The World Will Break your Heart. Others songs featured in the series were “Indira” and “Miracle”.
Aeone’s voice and otherworldly arrangement & production of “Silent Night” sung in English and Gaelic - featured in the ghostly thriller “Wind Chill” directed by Gregory Jacobs– starring Oscar nominated Emily Blunt (“The Devil Wears Prada”) and Ashton Holmes.
Aeone sang in the choir for composer John Ottman’s score for “Fantastic Four - Rise of the Silver Surfer"
Over the years, Aeone has received an enormous amount of interest from industry, radio, film and reviewers, with over 1,000,000 downloads at MP3.com in its heyday alone. For example, the title track from her widely popular cd “The Woman’s Touch” – which was released solely through the internet – reached #3 in the mp3 Weekly Chart and topped the Adult Alternative chart for almost the whole of 2000. “Message in My Heart” topped the Pop Chart and Celtic Chart, and “Hands of Love” also reached #1 in Celtic…
In other areas. Aeone brought her unique vocal sound to the score of TNT’s 4-hour Emmy-nominated mini-series. “The Mists of Avalon” Her otherworldly and beautifully crafted vocals ranged from mystical ethereal to emotional pagan keening and can be heard throughout this epic tale. The score and Aeone’s voice featured on the soundtrack available on the Varese Sarabande label. The soundtrack also includes the haunting song, “I Will Remember You Still” – produced and performed by Aeone – inspired by both the legends of Avalon and Lee Holdridge’s moving score.
More recently she has moved into scoring, writing the music for the “Spy Girls” promo and pilot for Universal/USA Team Knight Rider spin-off, and has been particularly successful in the world of motion picture advertising where her music and voice have been integral to the marketing campaigns of many movies including: The Guardian, The Holiday, Flight Plan, Swimming Upstream, Man on Fire, Van Helsing, Something’s Gotta Give, The Last Samurai, 13 going on 30, The Hulk, Tupac Resurrection, Tomb Raider, Legally Blonde 2, Rabbit Proof Fence, The Medallion, Enough, Boat Trip, The Messenger, John Q, Behind Enemy Lines, The Shipping News, Life or Something Like It, Showtime, Rat Race, Finding Forrester, Saving Silverman, Lucky Numbers, Lovers of the Arctic Circle, One Night At McCool’s, At First Sight, Down to Earth, Instinct and Disturbing Behavior.
A beautiful project called “Audio Poetry”, written and produced with co-composers Starr Parodi and Jeff Fair, (www.parodifair.com) has also been highly successful and has licensed into numerous different movie trailers, promos and tv.
Aeone’s music has also been pivotal to the multi-million dollar campaign to regenerate the Etowah River in Canton, Georgia as well as being used in the Ansari X Prize Independent Space Ship Launch.
In addition to releasing her own albums, British-born Aeone’s work has been used in both film and tv including: Witchblade, Extreme Makeover, “Brother Sun, Sister Moon” - Discovery, “Sharks, the Silent Killers” – Discovery, “Global Villagers – Socan, and NBC’s long running Soap Opera Santa Barbara. Her music has been recorded by artists such as Rick Springfield and Shari Belafonte. And Aeone was also the voice of “Tanya’ for “The American Tail” cd.