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According to Hollywood news site the Wrap, the Academy stipulates that "scores diluted by the use of tracked themes or other preexisting music, diminished in impact by the predominant use of songs, or assembled from the music of more than one composer shall not be eligible." While the reason for the disqualification has not been confirmed, all three movies rely heavily on songs throughout.
The 'Where the Wild Things Are' score, which featured songs by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman and composer Carter Burwell, had been included in the "For Your Consideration" list on the film's screeners and the proper paperwork was filed before it was ruled out. Eno's score was also listed in the screeners, but the former Roxy Music member allegedly thought he didn't have time to file the paperwork and go through the requisite publicity blitz. The score also included some of Emo's older material, which would have disqualified him anyway. Fox Searchlight didn't suggest a nomination for the 'Crazy Heart' score.
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