How ‘Laura Palmer’s Theme’ For Twin Peaks Was Created By Angelo Badalamenti

by Staff

 

Though this video was originally recorded a few years ago, with the return of Twin Peaks to Showtime 25 years after the original series concluded, there’s plenty of looking back at the origins of the series, and with purpose. So much of what spurred on the original show is now part of its new phase, and that includes the music and tone of the show.

Composer Angelo Badalamenti explains how he composed “Laura Palmer’s Theme” on an old Fender Rhodes with David Lynch alongside him in the following video: