Joe Henson and Alexis Smith began collaborating in 2005 when they co- produced an album for Joe’s band Seventhsun. After realising they had a similar approach to life and wildly divergent musical tastes, they formed a creative partnership that quickly encompassed song writing, production, and composition. This year saw them winning Best Music Game Score at the Ivor Novello alongside Joris Deman for their ground-breaking work on Horizon Zero Dawn!!!

As The Flight, they have worked with some of the most exciting artists on the global stage, from Lana Del Rey to Keaton Henson. Recently working with Say Lou Lou and newcomer Alex Maxwell, The Flight composed critically acclaimed major soundtracks for some of the game industry’s biggest titles including Horizon: Zero Dawn and Alien: Isolation. This culminated in the duo being shortlisted for numerous awards including a BAFTA Games Awards nomination for Alien: Isolation winners of of Best Audio and the Game Developers Choice Awards.

2016 saw the the pair’s release the E.P ‘Sarah’ which saw The Line Of Best Fit celebrate  ‘the intangible genius of The Flight’.  The extended play comes after previous EP releases ‘Hangman’ and ‘The Sinner Inside’ that receiving glowing reviews from Clash Magazine and Pigeons and Planes. They use traditional and handmade instruments, combined with hip-hop cut-and-paste to produce a wholly unique sound.

Selected Discography
Artist Record Credits
Alex Maxwell Drive Single - Co-write/Prod
Jess Mills Twist Of Fate Prod/Songwriting
Chloe Howl Chloe Howl Album - Prod/Prog
Say Lou Lou feat.Faker Fool Of Me B-Side - Co-write
Keane Silence Single - Remix
Jagga Modern Day Romance Single - Prog
Lana Del Rey Kinda Outta Luck TY Sync - Co-write / Prod
Murray James (Tracks from forthcoming album) Prog
Kami Thompson The Bad Marriage EP Prog
Taylor Swift Tracks from Fearless album Prog
Zero dB Bongos and Basslines Add Prod - Remix
The Penelopes Sally In The Galaxy Single - Remix
The Penelopes Never Live Another Yesterday Album - Produced
Skye Keeping Secrets Album Tracks Co write / Prod
Skye Feelgood Inc Prod
Empire Of The Sun Walking On A Dream Single - Add Prod / Mix
V V Brown Shark In The Water Single - Prog
Rumble Strips Daniel Single - Prog
Regina Spektor The Call OST: Prog
Skye I See Stars OST - Co-Prod
Skye Keeping Secrets Album Tracks - Writ / Prod
Skye Feel Good Inc Single - Produced
The Cinematic Orchestra To Build A Home Alt Version - Add Prod
Kate Havnevik Grace Single - Prog
Coldcut Wak A Mile Single - Add Prod
Coldcut fr Roots Manuva Tru Skool Single - Add Prod
Seventhsun Seventhsun Album tracks - Co-Writ / Prod
Rufus Wainwright Another Believer Disney OST Single - Prog
Rufus Wainwright Want 2 Album / Singles - Prog
Rufus Wainwright Want 1 Album / Singles - Prog
Rufus Wainwright Crumb by Crumb Disney OST trk - Prog
Bebel Gilberto Belle Gilberto Album/Singles - Prog
Teddy Thompson Everybody Move It Album Track - Prod
Manic Street Preachers There By the Grace Of God Single - Prog
David Gray Life in Slow Motion (U.K no.1) Album / Singles - Prog
David Gray Sail Away Single - Prog
David Gray (Various tracks from White Ladder album) Prog
David Gray Monday Morning Album Trk - Prog
Moulin Rouge Rhythm of the Night Album Trk - Co-Prod / Prog
Moulin Rouge OST Album - Prog
David Bowie Survive Single - Prog
David Bowie Seven Single - Prog
Bjork Aurora Album Track - Prog