This was actually a sketch for a programme I was working on that I never ended up using but liked. It was about deep sea divers discovering a tomb underwater, there was tension as they had limited air supply and were far from the surface. At the end of the sequence they discover the body of a child in the tomb, hence the musicbox.
OK, I know I seem to be putting up a lot of the BBC ‘Making of Planet Earth’ tracks but I really enjoyed working on it and love the music that I wrote for it. This track was for an incredibly dark sequence in which one of the largest lion prides in Africa attack and slay an elephant within a herd, at night.. being filmed with special infra-red cameras. It’s an incredibly brutal sequence, but very powerful.