Lakeshore Records

Lakeshore Records is the independent music division of Lakeshore Entertainment (an independent film production company that has produced such films as Million Dollar Baby, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Underworld, Underworld: Evolution, and Crank). They started out as WILL Records.

Will Records were started by Skip Williamson in the early 90s. As WILL Records they released albums by artists such as Grandaddy (starting with their debut A Pretty Mess by This One Band) In 2000 Will records acquired the catalogue of recently closed Loosegroove Records (a catalogue that included the debut full length album by Queens of the Stone Age). Will Records and Lakeshore Entertainment partnered to form Lakeshore Records.

Lakeshore Records has released soundtracks to many films, such as Napoleon Dynamite (2005 Grammy nominee – Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media), Little Miss Sunshine (2006 Grammy nominee Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media), Pineapple Express, Tropic Thunder, Wanted, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Superbad, Nacho Libre, Resident Evil: Extinction, Underworld and Underworld: Evolution, Wicker Park and The Lake House. Since the closure of DreamWorks Records, Lakeshore has released many soundtracks to films from DreamWorks SKG.

Lakeshore Records has an extensive library of film score releases from acclaimed and award winning composers such as Thomas Newman, Danny Elfman, Graeme Revell, Mark Isham, Rolfe Kent, Gustavo Santoalalla, James Horner, Philip Glass, Antonio Pinto, Mark Mothersbaugh, John Powell, Marco Beltrami, Mark Mancina, Christopher Young, Jeff Danna and Rachel Portman.

Lakeshore Records