Angelo Badalamenti is an American composer, best known for his work with David Lynch, having scored Blue Velvet, The Straight Story, Mulholland Drive, Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, and the upcoming revival of Twin Peaks.
He participated with Lynch for the first two albums of Julee Cruise. He also took part in the Music of David Lynch album with the songs "Laura Palmer’s Theme", "Dance of The Dream Man" and "Twin Peaks Theme" also incorporated in the short film Psychogenic Fugue for the David Lynch Foundation.
"My (musical) world is a little bit dark... a little bit off-center. I think of it as tragically beautiful. That is how I would describe what I love best: tragically beautiful."