Music Composers / Producers

THE FLIGHT

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ABOUT

Multi award winning duo Joe Henson and Alexis Smith began collaborating in 2005 when they co-produced an album for Joe’s band Seventhsun. After realising they had a similar approach to life and wildly divergent musical tastes, they formed a creative partnership that quickly encompassed songwriting, production, and composition.

The duo have worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry as well as becoming A-list composers for video games. 2014 saw the release of hit survival horror title Alien: Isolation, and they followed this up with 2017's Horizon: Zero Dawn, the Playstation 4's biggest selling new IP to date. The Flight's television projects include Drugsland for the BBC and Kids on the Edge, a BAFTA nominated documentary series produced for Channel 4 by Century Films.

 
The Studio

The Studio

Located in an old cooperage, the Flight's east London studio is home to an array of home made instruments and vintage analogue synthesisers.

 

RECENT WORK

CREDITS

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GAMES

Credits

Horizon Zero Dawn - Guerrilla Games/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (composer)
It's You - Wish Studios/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (composer)
Alien: Isolation - Sega/Creative Assembly (composer)
Run Sackboy Run - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (music remixer)
Little Big Planet 3 - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (composer)
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - Multiplayer - Ubisoft (composer)
Sesame Street Kinect TV Season 2 - Microsoft (composer)
Little Big Planet Karting - Sony Computer Entertainment America (music remixer)
Little Big Planet Vita - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (composer)
Spare Parts - EA Games (composer)
Zubo - EA Games/Bright Light (composer)

 
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RECORDS

ABRIDGED DISCOGRAPHY

Alex Maxwell 'Signs' EP – Hollywood Records  (production/songwriting)
The Flight: 'Sarah' EP – Apologetic Recordings
Alex Maxwell 'Drive' EP – Hollywood Records  (production/songwriting)
Chlöe Howl: 'Chlöe Howl' – Columbia (production/programming) 
The Flight: 'Sinner Inside' EP – Apologetic Recordings
Say Lou Lou: ‘Fool Of Me’ - Columbia (songwriting)
The Flight: 'Hangman' EP - Apologetic Recordings
Jess Mills: 'Twist Of Fate' Album - Island (production/ songwriting)
Skye: 'Featherlight' - PIAS (songwriting)
Lana Del Rey : 'Kinda Out Of Luck' 'You Can Be The Boss' Interscope (production/songwriting) 
The Penelopes: 'Never Live Another Yesterday' Album – Far East (production)
Kami Thompson: 'The Bad Marriage' EP (production)
Skye:'Keeping Secrets' album (production/songwriting)
Empire Of The Sun: 'Walking On A Dream' radio mix – Virgin (Additional Production)
Zero dB: ‘Bongos Beats: 'Basslines’ Remix – Ninja Tune (additional production/remix)
The Cinematic Orchestra: ‘To Build A Home’ radio mix - Ninja Tune (additional production/remix) 
Coldcut: ‘Walk A Mile In My Shoes’ radio mix – Ninja Tune (additional production/remix)
Elbow: Various tracks from ‘Leaders Of The Free World’ LP – V2 (programming)
David Gray: Various tracks from ‘Life In Slow Motion’ album – V2 (programming)
Rufus Wainwright: Various tracks from ‘Want Two’ album Dreamworks (programming)
Bebel Gilberto: Various tracks from ‘Bebel Gilberto’ album EastWest (programming)
Rufus Wainwright: Various tracks from ‘Want One’ album – Dreamworks (programming)
Perry Farrell: Various tracks from ‘Song Yet To Be Sung’ - Virgin (programming)
Bjork: Various tracks from 'Vespertine' album - One Little Indian (programming)
Moulin Rouge: Tracks from 'Moulin Rouge' 1+2 - Polydor (production /programming)
David Bowie: 'Seven' and 'Survive' single versions - Columbia (programming)
David Gray: Various tracks from 'White Ladder' album - Atlantic (programming) 

 
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TV&FILM

ABRIDGED CREDITS

MUSIC FOR TELEVISION

Drugsland - BBC3 (composer)
Kids on the Edge - Channel 4 (composer)
No Man Left Behind - National Geographic (composer)
Ripper Street - BBC1 (music production and arranging)
Monroe - ITV (additional music composition)
The Great American Manhunt - National Geographic (composer) 
Horizon: A Decade Of The Human Genome - BBC2 (composer) 
Stroryville: Cage Fighting Women - BBC4 (composer)
The Long Way Round - Sky Travel (additional music composition)

 

MUSIC FOR FILM

A Few Best Men - Quickfire Films (additional production) 
Tormented - BBC Films (additional music composer)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian - Disney (Music Programming)
The Secret Of Moonacre - (song producer/music programming)  
Severance - (music programming)
Black Gold - Speak-it (additional music composer)
Moulin Rouge - 20th Century Fox (song producer, music programming) 
Eye of the Beholder - Ambridge Film (music programming)

 

MUSIC FOR COMMERCIALS

Adidas: The Adidas Messi Collection - Adidas/Iris Worldwide (composer)
Adidas: Adidas Predator - Adidas/Iris Worldwide (composer)
Honda: Legend - Honda/Pretzel Films (composer)
BMW: 3 Series Touring - BMW/Radical Media (composer)

 

AWARDS

Nominations and wins

Dutch Game Awards: Winner of Best Music & Audio - Horizon Zero Dawn

Jerry Goldsmith Awards: Winner of Best Original Score in a Video Game - Horizon Zero Dawn
British Acadamy Games Awards: Nomination for Best Music - Alien Isolation
Game Developers Choice Awards: Winner of Best Audio - Alien Isolation
Fun & Serious Game Awards: Winner of Best Soundtrack - Alien Isolation