Meta Music: Solo A Star Wars Story

Join Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) as we explore the Music of Star Wars in our new segment Meta Music with Christy Carew (@Christy_Carew). We will explore everything from how it’s done to perhaps what it means.

Christy is a composer working in Hollywood and is a huge John Williams fan. She has been chosen as a composer fellow for the 2018 Sundance Institute Film Music Lab that took place this summer up at Skywalker Sound. She is also composing the music for the upcoming six-part documentary series about women in the Star Wars fandom, Looking for Leia. She is also an amazing Keyboard warrior on Tumblr. Check out her music and Meta’s at

In this episode we talk through the Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack composed by John Williams and John Powell. 

  • Discussion on the Solo Score John Williams/John Powell
  • The Adventures of Young Han Solo
  • The comparison of Ben and Han Solo musically
  • The Cloud Riders / Ancestral power connection to the Mask
  • The Source music – “Chicken in the Pot” What do those lyrics mean?
  • L3 and the Falcon
  • That Love theme “Lando’s Closet” (A bit on what this could mean Reylo wise)

Clip Break Down:

*** The use of Star Wars music in this episode is for educational/commentary purposes under “Fair Use” Copyright.***

  • John Williams Star Wars Death Star Theme “Imperial Theme” (From Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Soundtrack)
  • John Williams “The Adventures of Han” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Powell “Marauders Arrive” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Powell “L3 & Millennium Falcon” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Powell “Lando’s Theme” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Williams “Peace and Purpose” (From Star Wars The Last Jedi Sountrack)
  • John Powell “Meet Han” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)






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Intro and Exit music is from Phedre’s Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (