August 6, 2011 11:57
She & Him's Zooey Deschanel records theme for new sitcom
'New Girl' will premiere in the US next month
The actress/singer's character in the show, which premieres in the US on September 20, sings whenever she becomes emotionally overwhelmed.
Deschanel told Billboard.com:
It's just a part of how she expresses herself. They're songlets - they come spontaneously to the character. The songs she sings are written into the script.
She added that her singing will incorporate a wide variety of styles, including jazz, heavy metal and a "ghoulish voice".
Meanwhile, She And Him - which also features singer-songwriter M. Ward - have announced plans for releasing a Christmas-themed 'holiday record' later this year.
Writing about 'A Very She And Him Christmas' on Twitter earlier this week, Deschanel said:
Exciting news! @sheandhim will be releasing our first holiday record later this year! Been working on it a while! I'm super pumped about it!
The duo have released two albums - 2008's 'Volume One' and its follow-up 'Volume Two' last year.
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