Tom Mcleod
The_Gospel_Of_John - Resurrection
NZSO - A Hero's Tale
My Imminent Demise
Pure Joy
This guy's in love
The Spirit Symphony
Karaoke High-samples mix
I'll Be Seeing You
Hot Tub

Booktrack - The Gospel Of John


Tom composed the music for "The Gospel Of John" - one of the pioneering titles for new-media product "Booktrack". Downloadable to handheld devices, Booktrack pairs e-books with sound FX and music, to create a dynamic and immersive reading experience.

Music by Tom McLeod

NZSO - A Hero's Tale

Radio recording: orchestral / film
Tom's piece 'A Hero's Tale' was selected to be recorded by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for broadcast on Radio New Zealand, through SOUNZ (Centre for NZ music). It was one of only 6 works chosen from previous years SOUNZ readings.

The piece “A Hero's Tale” was initially inspired by a film-making competition held by the Auckland Philharmonia in 2008 called “CUT TO: MUSIC” where filmmakers were challenged to the rather unconventional task of creating a film to exactly fit an existing score. (see Cut To: Music). It was premiered with the orchestra performing a live ...


Album; Indie-pop rock
Luke Buda
© Arch Hill 2008
Tom arranged strings/flutes for the track “My Imminent Demise”, released as a single off Luke's second solo album. Follow this link to see the music video directed by Taika Waititi:

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Happy Endings

Album; Indie Pop Rock
The Phoenix Foundation
© 2007 Flying Nun Records
Rated The Herald/Time Out best album of 2007, Happy Endings is nominated in 3 categories at the 2008 NZ Music Awards, including best single, best group and best rock album.

Composed by S.F Scott
Strings arranged by Tom McLeod

Come Rain, Come Shine

Album; Popular Music/Bigband
Tim Beveridge
© Sony Music 2004
Working alongside Hollywood music legend Russ Garcia, this album was recorded in Los Angeles with the renowned Buddy Childers Big Band, featuring some of Sinatra's regular musicians.

Arranged and produced by Tom McLeod

The Spirit Symphony

Album; classical/film
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
© Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment 2002
Excerpts from the Spirit Symphony Album (based on Raymond Thompson’s themes from the TV series Revelations and Atlantis High) performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

Orchestrated and produced by Tom McLeod

Karaoke High Soundtrack

Soundtrack; Pop/Rock/Hip Hop/R&B/ballet;
Various artists
© TVNZ 2006
Songs from the popular television series featuring a range of artists. New Zealand's answer to Fame, follows the aspirational journey of 5 teens who chase their dreams at an elite performing arts academy.

Karaoke High samples Mix (excerpts): I'm Already Gone - featuring Avina Kelekolio & Bella Kalolo; On My Mind - featuring Rosie Riggir; When You Wake Up - featuring Lydia

Music and lyrics/rap composed and arranged by Tom McLeod
Produced by Tom McLeod, Phil Hornblow, Sarah Lineham

Fever - A Peggy Lee Story

Album; Jazz/bigband
Sarah Lineham
© Major Tom 2003
This album was recorded in conjunction with the stage play Fever - A Peggy Lee Story performed at Wellington's Circa Theatre, The Nelson Arts Festival and The Court Theatre in Christchurch.

Sample includes two clips: I’ll be seeing you (Fain/Kahal) and Why Don’t You Do Right? (Kansas Joe

Arranged and produced by Tom McLeod

Tommy Love

Soundtrack; Lounge/pop
Tommy Love and The Loungerillo Orchestra
© Major Tom 2004
From the popular Las Vegas style stage show and comedy pilot Tommy Love.

Music and lyrics composed and arranged by Tom McLeod