The award nominated film, The Fighter, features "Solid Gold" (KPM 643 #10) off the KPM 1000 Series, a collection of early recordings from the 60s & 70s.
The Fighter is based on a true story of the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
The film and its cast have been nominated for a number of Golden Globe awards including Best Picture (Drama), Best Actor (Drama) for Mark Wahlberg, Best Supporting Actress for Melissa Leo and Amy Adams, Best Supporting Actor for Christian Bale, and Best Director for David O. Russell. The film was also nominated for four SAG awards and received three Chicago Film Critics award nominations.
"Solid Gold" (KPM 643 #10) is an original track from the 1960s & 70s that can be found on the KPM 1000 Series Vol 2. These unique recordings, produced by Robin Phillips and recorded by Adrian Kerridge, feature some of the finest composers and musicians of the time and "Solid Gold" is the perfect sports theme to help set the stage for victory!