Devin Townsend has composed the soundtrack for a new children's TV show

Devin Townsend
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Devin Townsend's body of work is eclectic to say the least. When he's not raising six-figure sums for Covid relief via live home studio gigs, he conjures up everything from hour-long ambient guitar instrumentals to theatrical rock to death metal.

It may come as no surprise, then – although it probably will – that the Canadian musician has composed the soundtrack to a new children's TV show entitled Colours, hosted on BBC's CBeebies channel in the UK.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.