Because the world is round it turns him on...

Elliott Smith has recorded a version of The Beatles‘s ‘Because’ from their ‘Abbey Road’ album.

The song will be included on the soundtrack to a new film starring Kevin Spacey and Anette Benning called ‘American Beauty’, due out in American on October 5.

The soundtrack will also include tracks from The Who, Folk Implosion, Eels, Gomez and Free.