Ray Williams (4)

Ray Williams (4)

Profile:
Ray Williams, (born 1947, London, England), is an A&R music producer/publisher. He is best known as the man who discovered Elton John and introduced him to lyric writer Bernie Taupin. Williams has been a prominent figure of the music and film industry for many years as a press agent, A&R head, artist manager, film music producer, and publisher.

Since 1984, Williams has been one of Europe’s leading film and television music producers. His credits include Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor" (1988), "The Sheltering Sky" (1990) and Lars Von Triers' "Breaking The Waves" (1996). From 1997 to 2002, Williams went on to produce and supervise several soundtracks including "Saving Grace" and "Dancer in the Dark", Lars Von Trier’s classic film starring Björk.

Williams currently (2007) runs his own music publishing/production company, "Crumbs Music" and continues to sign new artists, composers, and catalogs.
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Ray Williams (4) Discography Tracks

Production

Various Various - Shape Of The Universe: A Souvenir Of Insignificance (Album) ZTT Japan 1985 Sell This Version
Various Various - When The Wind Blows - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Album) Virgin Europe 1986 Sell This Version
Various Various - Absolute Beginners (Songs From The Original Motion Picture) (Album) Virgin US 1986 Sell This Version
Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne And Cong Su Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne And Cong Su - The Last Emperor (Album) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin UK 1987 Sell This Version
4-90690 Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne And Cong Su Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne And Cong Su - The Last Emperor(Cass, Album, Promo) Virgin 4-90690 US 1987 Sell This Version
FILM 014 Stanley Myers Stanley Myers - Prick Up Your Ears (Original Motion Picture Score)(LP) Silva Screen FILM 014 UK 1987 Sell This Version
Stanislas Syrewicz* Stanislas Syrewicz* - Original Soundtrack To The Television Series "William Tell" (Album) Virgin UK 1989 Sell This Version
Various Various - The Sheltering Sky (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Virgin Movie Music US 1990 Sell This Version
Eric Serra Eric Serra - Atlantis (Album) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin France 1991 Sell This Version
Howard Shore / Ornette Coleman / The London Philharmonic Orchestra Howard Shore / Ornette Coleman / The London Philharmonic Orchestra - Naked Lunch (Album) Milan US 1992 Sell This Version
VJCP-3111 Ryuichi Sakamoto Ryuichi Sakamoto - Soundtracks(CD, Comp) Virgin VJCP-3111 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
Various Various - Breaking The Waves (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Comp) Polydor UK 1996 Sell This Version
Eliza Carthy Eliza Carthy - Heat Light & Sound (Album) Big Easy Germany 1996 Sell This Version
PPCD001 Various Various - The Confessional - Music from Robert Lepage's Film(CD) Pollyanna Records PPCD001 1996 Sell This Version
OST 003 Lars Von Trier Lars Von Trier - Breaking The Waves (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Comp) Pollyanna Records OST 003 Australia 1997 Sell This Version

Technical

FECD87 Various Various - Voices - English Traditional Songs(CD, Album) Fellside Recordings FECD87 UK 1992 Sell This Version
none Various Various - Raise Your Banners(CD, Comp) RYB Records none UK 2001 Sell This Version
BNCD002 Mike Harding (2) Mike Harding (2) - Mike Harding's Yorkshire Dales(2xCD, Album) Beautiful North BNCD002 UK 2011 Sell This Version

Management

32VD-1018 Various Various - Absolute Beginners - The Musical (Songs From Original Motion Picture)(CD, Album) Virgin 32VD-1018 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
Various Various - Castaway (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) EMI, EMI UK 1987 Sell This Version
Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne And Cong Su Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne And Cong Su - The Last Emperor (Album) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin UK 1987 Sell This Version
SCE068 Michael Kamen / Stanley Myers / Hans Zimmer Michael Kamen / Stanley Myers / Hans Zimmer - Mona Lisa / Castaway (Original Music From The Motion Pictures)(CD, Album, Comp, Ltd, RE, RM) Quartet Records SCE068 Spain 2013 Sell This Version
LBS83221, 0825646492329 Idle Race* Idle Race* - Idle Race(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Spl) Parlophone, Parlophone LBS83221, 0825646492329 UK 2016 Sell This Version