KIDS’ STUFF FOR BONO

The U2 frontman belts out a version of Marc Bolan's slow-grinding glam classic 'Children Of The Revolution'...

BONO is the latest high-profile star to sign up to the soundtrack to the forthcoming ‘MOULIN ROUGE’ feature film.

The U2 frontman, alongside his friend and former Virgin Prunes singer Gavin Friday, has recorded a cover of T-Rex‘s ‘Children Of The Revolution’.

The soundtrack, which features songs from the late-19th century to the present day, already includes includes a raft of big name contributions.

As previously reported on NME.COM, Beck and in-demand producer of Timbaland have recorded a version of David Bowie‘s ‘Diamond Dogs’, while Bowie shows up twice on two versions of 1940’s standard ‘Nature Boy’ – one solo and one with Massive Attack.

Fatboy Slim appears on ‘Because We Can’, an updated take on the ‘Can-Can’, and Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya and Pink team up to form an R&B/pop supergroup on a cover of ‘Lady Marmalade’.

The film’s stars Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor also pop up from time to time. www.sonicnet.com reports that McGregor can be heard on a version of The Police‘s ‘Roxanne’, while he duets with Placido Domingo on a cover of Elton John‘s ‘Your Song’.

‘Moulin Rouge’ is directed by Baz Luhrmann, the man behind the recent hit Hollywood adaptation of ‘Romeo & Juliet’. The movie is set in the infamous Parisian nightclub in 1999, and will be released in early June.