Drums' Jonathan Pierce and Kills' Alison Mosshart contribute to Mark Ronson's ballet score

Ballet will premiere at London's Royal Opera House next month

Photo: Dean Chalkley Next Previous

Photo Gallery: The Drums
Photo: Dean Chalkley

The Drums' frontman Jonathan Pierce, The Kills' singer Alison Mosshart and Boy George have all contributed to Mark Ronson's ballet score, it was revealed today (March 15).

The score, on which Ronson has collaborated with Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt, will soundtrack a ballet entitled 'Carbon Life'. The ballet will premiere next month (April 5) at the Royal Opera House and will run as part of a triple bill that will have six performances in total.

'Carbon Life' will be set to a cycle of nine love songs which will be sung by Pierce, Mosshart, Boy George, Hero Fisher and rappers Wale and Black Cobain. Rufus Wainwright has orchestrated the music.

According to the Royal Ballet, the Ronson and Wyatt's songs will "focus on the Jungian theme of anima/animus and the theory of collective masculine and feminine unconscious".

Ronson has most recently been working with Rufus Wainwright on his new album 'Out Of The Game' and has also helped produce Gossip's new album 'A Joyful Noise'.

You can watch the video for The Drums' recent single 'How It Ended' by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Read More On This Artist

The Drums - 'How It Ended' The Drums - 'How It Ended'

Video: The Drums - 'How It Ended'

More News
Iggy Azalea says she 'did not want to win' a Grammy because she doesn't 'need...
Kanye West to play surprise show at London's Koko tonight
Kanye West reportedly 'in the studio' with UK grime MC Skepta
The White Stripes' 'Get Behind Me Satan' released for first time on vinyl for 10...
My Morning Jacket stream 'Big Decisions' from new album 'The Waterfall' - listen
Modest Mouse announce UK tour dates and premiere new track 'Of Course We Know'
Iron Maiden complete work on new studio album, but release awaits Bruce Dickinson's recovery
Reece Eber, man behind vandalism of Dimebag Darrell's grave, apologises
Metallica to begin reissue series with cassette release of rare early demo 'No Life...
Matt Bellamy says Muse's new single is 'too offensive for radio'
Liam Gallagher fined £3,300 for missing child support hearing again
Mumford & Sons say going electric on new album is 'a natural departure'
Beck fan redirects visitors to Loser.com website to Kanye West's Wikipedia page
Katy Perry releases official Left Shark onesie
Noel Gallagher reveals that he is already halfway through making new solo album
Noel Gallagher, Alt-J and Portishead to headline Latitude 2015 – huge line-up announced
Carly Rae Jepsen releases new single 'I Really Like You' - listen
Marilyn Manson joins Smashing Pumpkins onstage in Sydney - watch
Suge Knight taken to hospital for third time after firing his lawyers
Wu-Tang Clan's secret album 'Once Upon A Time In Shaolin' could go on sale in 88...
Drenge stream new track 'Never Awake' - listen
Kanye West premieres studio version of 'All Day' - listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM