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Daniel Lanois

Daniel Lanois was born on September 19, 1951 in Hull, Québec, Canada. See full bio »

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Sling Blade
Sling Blade Composer
Trainspotting Soundtrack
Brothers Soundtrack
Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights Soundtrack


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 2017 Die Macht der Elektronengehirne (Documentary short) (writer: "More Volts")
 2017 Song to Song (performer: "Forest City") / (writer: "Forest City")
 2017 T2 Trainspotting (writer: "Deep Blue Day")
 2016 Hola y adiós (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (producer: "Walk On")
 2015 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mimi and Dona (2015) ... (writer: "Bell Toll")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2014) ... (producer: "Pride (In the Name of Love)")
 2010 Better Mus' Come (performer: "Rockets", "Buffalo Drums", "Elephant") / (writer: "Rockets", "Buffalo Drums", "Elephant")
 2009 The Lovely Bones (writer: "The Secret Place" (1983))
 2009/I Brothers (arranger: "White As Snow" (2009) - uncredited) / (lyrics: "White As Snow" (2009) - uncredited) / (music: "White As Snow" (2009) - uncredited) / (producer: "Bad" (1984), "Winter" (2009) - as Danny Lanois) / (producer: "White As Snow" (2009) - uncredited)
 2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Megan Fox/U2 (2009) ... (music: "Moment of Surrender" - uncredited)
 2009 Hung (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Dick and a Dream or Fight the Honey (2009) ... (performer: "Decibel" - uncredited)
 2009 Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Jolie Louise") / (writer: "Jolie Louise")
 2009 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Julia (2009) ... (music: "Magnificent")
 2008 House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Joy (2008) ... (performer: "Fire" - uncredited)
 2008 Loot (Documentary) (performer: "Transmitter") / (writer: "Transmitter")
 2007 The Water Horse (producer: "Back Where You Belong (Theme from The Water Horse)")
 2006 Today's Country Music (Video) (writer: "Where Will I Be")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2000 - 2006) (writer - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2006)
- Mayham (2006) ... (performer: "The Deadly Nightshade" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Deadly Nightshade" - uncredited)
- Employee of the Month (2001) ... (performer: "Fisherman's Daughter" - uncredited)
- Big Girls Don't Cry (2000) ... (performer: "White Mustang II" - uncredited) / (writer: "White Mustang II" - uncredited)
 2005 The Jacket (producer: "Fleeting Smile")
 2004 Friday Night Lights (performer: "Sonho Dourado") / (writer: "Sonho Dourado")
 2004/I Clean (performer: "An Ending/Ascent", "Stars") / (writer: "Stars")
 2002 Stevie (Documentary) (writer: "The Maker")
 2002 Laurel Canyon (performer: "Chateau Ramble" (2002)) / (writer: "Chateau Ramble" (2002))
 2000 Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams (Video documentary) (writer: "Great Expectations")
 2000 Jam (TV Series) (performer: "Deep Blue Day") / (writer: "Deep Blue Day")
 2000 The Million Dollar Hotel (performer: "Dancin' Shoes", "Ground beneath Her Feet", "Falling at Your Feet") / (writer: "Dancin' Shoes", "Falling at Your Feet", "Never Let Me Go")
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (performer: "Jimmy Was") / (writer: "Jimmy Was")
 1997 Trading Favors ("THE UNBREAKABLE CHAIN")
 1996 Sweet Angel Mine (performer: "Crystal Punjab", "Midnight Cloud") / (writer: "Crystal Punjab", "Midnight Cloud")
 1996 Sling Blade (courtesy: "The One I Love" (instrumental), "Darlin'") / (performer: "The Maker") / (writer: "The One I Love" (instrumental), "The Maker")
 1996 Trainspotting (writer: "Deep Blue Day")
 1994 Camilla (lyrics: "Messenger", "Jolie Louise") / (music: "Public Enemy", "Messenger", "Jolie Louise") / (performer: "Public Enemy", "Messenger", "Jolie Louise")
 1994 David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (TV Special documentary) (producer: "In Your Eyes")
 1994 Arena (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Philip K Dick: A Day in the Afterlife (1994) ... (writer: "Deep Blue Day")
 1993 Philadelphia (producer: "Lovetown")
 1991 Until the End of the World (performer: "Sleeping in the Devil's Bed") / (writer: "Sleeping in the Devil's Bed")
 1991 Jerry Lee Lewis: The Story of Rock & Roll (Video documentary) (writer: "I Believe In You")
 1990 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1990) ... (performer: "Jolie Louise")
 1990 The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge (TV Special) (producer: "Where the Streets Have No Name", "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")
 1989 Say Anything... (producer: "In Your Eyes")
 1989 The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (TV Special) (producer: "Mercy Street")
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary) (performer: "Sirens", "Silver Morning", "Tension Block", "Understars", "Stars", "The Secret Place") / (writer: "Sirens", "Silver Morning", "Tension Block", "Understars", "Stars", "The Secret Place")
 1985 Static (writer: "Weightless")
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Other Works:

Production credits include "The Unforgettable Fire", "The Joshua Tree" and "Achtung Baby" by U2, "Birdy", "So" and "Us" by Peter Gabriel, "Oh Mercy" by Bob Dylan.

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Brother of Jocelyne Lanois. See more »


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