Alex North’s Music For 2001: A Space Odyssey

On December 4, 2012, to celebrate Alex North’s 103rd birthday, Dylanna Music will release Alex North’s Music For 2001: A Space Odyssey, exclusively at This will be the first time the original mono composer recordings will be available as a digital download. We plan to do a limited run of 500 vinyl LPs in the near future as well. For more information about North’s score, please visit

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H2IndO Original Motion Picture Soundtrack now on iTunes

Dylanna Music has released the Soundtrack to the Stand Up Paddle documentary H2IndO, directed by Brent Deal, and starring Connor Baxter, Dave Boehne, Talia Gangini, Dave Kalama, Jamie Mitchell, Chuck Patterson, and Slater Trout.

The Soundtrack features the following songs from the film:

1) Whammy by Michael Chaves

2) Still To Keep by Crazy Arm

3) Purple Water by Papafish

4) Dream Away by SSMTP ft. John Torres

5) King For A Day by Man vs. Fire

6) We Must Change by Redwood Son

7) Like A Kid Again by Ah-Mayz Macson ft. Bodean

8) Enough by Matthew Hager

9) Wanna Be Free by SSMTP ft. Damon St. Alborne

10) First Ideas by The Glass Canoe

11) Star by SSMTP ft. Georgia Haege

12) Call by Tangent Transmission

We are beginning to release music videos on the Dylannamusiclabel YouTube channel, so check regularly for new content!

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Don’t Celebrate Cinco De Mayo without the Mariachi Version of Unchained Melody

“Unchained Melody” Mariachi is the perfect song to cry into your beer after celebrating Cinco De Mayo… You can hear it here… and see the video here.

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Listeners are Loving ‘Variations “Unchained Melody”‘

Check out these great reviews from folks who’ve found the album! Check out all the tracks here.

A Review of Toots Hibbard’s Reggae Version

Pam/Amazon/April 15, 2012
The sound is so good. I love the beat and as always, Toots’ voice. And I love the art work on the cover; it is really well done. May Toots live forever! He always has a new surprise for us. Jah love.
A Review of Unchained Melody Celtic Single

Katie Carpenter has a beautiful voice that really soars over this lovely and enchanting arrangement of “Unchained Melody.” You can tell this song is sung form the heart and is a really moving performance. Very happy I just listened to it!!! : ) ~Aiyana Cadwell (LA based singer/song-writer.)
And Denny Earnest’s Jazz Version 
Unchained Melody Jazz/YouTube–Good way to have kept the original taste of this song yet still have a lovely jazz flow.
LYNETTE355 2 months ago

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Watch the Video for “Unchained Melody Mariachi”!

Check out Candi Sosa’s “Unchained Melody Mariachi” from the album “Variations: Dylanna Music Presents Unchained Melody” on YouTube. See Candi in the studio recording the song and hear her haunting version of the song.

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The Neon Lights are Bright…

Tonight is the night that the musical, Ghost premieres on New York’s Broadway.  Playbill has all the details of cast and crew. You might be familiar with the story, “Ghost The Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Walking back to their apartment one night, Sam and Molly are mugged, leaving Sam murdered on a dark street. Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next and unable to leave Molly who he learns is in grave danger. With the help of a phony storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, Sam tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving and protecting her.” The previews are buzzing with great reviews and fans will be thrilled to know that Dave Stewart composed the music and Alex North and Hy Zaret’s classic love song, “Unchained Melody” figures prominently in the stage version. We’re headed to New York to celebrate and represent the North clan.

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Big Big News for Dylanna Music~

Not only did we proudly release our latest albumVariations: Dylanna Music Presents Unchained Melody in the US, Australia/New Zealand, and Canada on April 17th… (insert drum roll, please) just three days later the album landed at #17 on This Week’s AirPlay Direct Top 50 Albums Chart. You can download the album on Amazon or iTunes today and decide which is your favorite rendition of the classic American love song. And buy a ringtone here.

Check out this stellar playlist…

“Unchained Melody a Cappella”, by the B-team

Watch the video of “Unchained Melody Reggae”, by Reggae legend, Toots Hibbard

“Unchained Melody Americana”, by R&B singer, Cody Kahmar

Watch the video of “Unchained Melody Hawaiian”, by Grammy winner, George Kahumoku, Jr.

Watch the video of “Unchained Melody Celtic”, by Dublin’s own, Katie Carpenter

Watch Jazz great, Denny Earnest‘s Swinging, “Unchained Melody Jazz” here.

Unchained Melody Mariachi, by Candi Sosa

“Unchained Melody (The Dance Mix)” by Tammy Infusino

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Katie Carpenter’s “Unchained Melody” Featured on

Check out the editor’s rave review on Marcus Walton now publishes this music blog, that was started by Doug Groover and reaches over 16,000 readers.

Haunting vocal that I haven’t heard since Enya. – Marcus Walton, Music Arts Monthly Magazine

Preview Katie’s lovely version here or download it on iTunes here. The single appears on Dylanna Music’s newest release,Variations: Dylanna Music Presents “Unchained Melody” which will be released later this month.

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Unchained Melody Celtic Hit iTunes Top 100 Pop Chart in Ireland

Dylanna Music is proud to announce that Katie Carpenter’s Celtic rendition of “Unchained Melody” has hit the top 100 Pop Songs in Ireland, iTunes for the week of February 29th, 2012! It debuted at #92! We’re thrilled to know that fans have discovered this beautiful version of Alex North and Hy Zaret’s classic love song.

Check out the chart here.

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Alex North on Broadway, Ghost and Death of a Salesman

Fans of Alex North can enjoy two hit shows in New York this Spring. The critically hailed, “Death of a Salesman” directed by Mike Nichols is playing now and the musical, “Ghost” which debuts on April 23rd and includes the iconic song, “Unchained Melody” composed by Alex North with lyrics by Hy Zaret.  Alex North earned 15 Academy Award nominations, three Emmy awards, three Golden Globes and more for his remarkable scores and compositions. To learn more about Alex or read his biography, click here.

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