The a cappella rendition of folk shanty 'The Auld Triangle' features in the new Coen Brothers film
‘The Auld Triangle’, a track which features vocals from Mumford & Sons‘ Marcus Mumford and Justin Timberlake as well as Chris Thile, Chris Eldridge and Gabe Witcher of bluegrass band Punch Brothers, is currently streaming online.
The a cappella traditional folk song features on the soundtrack to forthcoming Coen Brothers movie Inside Llewyn Davis and can be heard by clicking here.
The film’s official soundtrack will be available from November 11 and is currently streaming in full at NPR.org. Produced by T Bone Burnett, the soundtrack also features further appearances from the film’s stars Justin Timberlake, Oscar Isaac and Carey Mulligan as well as Dave Van Ronk and Bob Dylan. Listen to it in full by clicking here.
Watch a trailer for Inside Llewyn Davis below. The film is loosely based on The Mayor Of MacDougal Street, the posthumous memoir of Dave Van Ronk, a cult US folk artist who had connections with Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell. Oscar Isaac stars as a singer-songwriter navigating the New York folk scene in 1961.
Inside Llewyn Davis won the second most prestigious prize, the Grand Prix Award, at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and according to Paddy Power it’s seventh favourite to take home the Best Picture gong at next year’s Oscars with odds currently at 14/1. It opens in US cinemas on December 20 before getting a UK release on January 14, 2014.