Maureen McElheron composes the music for animator Bill Plympton's films. Their first film YOUR FACE was nominated for an Academy Award. THE TUNE is an animated musical about Del, a songwriter who is under pressure to write a hit song. Del gets lost in a the magical land of Flooby Nooby where he falls into many adventures. Blues, country, surfer songs, love ballads and wacky Elvis impersonating hounds can be heard on THE TUNE soundtrack. Del finds true love and finally nabs his hit song. (THE TUNE songs available on itunes.) '..amusing tunes touch virtually every style from blues to surf music..and enough silly notes to fill a symphony.' The Hollywood Reporter. 'McElheron's winning songs skewer Elvis, Fats Waller, and veer to country, tango and the blues. Very left field and very funny.' (Premier Magazine) THE TUNE has been shown on MTV, BRAVO, SUNDANCE channel and is now available on DVD from New Video NYC.
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