The behatted star releases the first taster of his soundtrack to forthcoming movie 'About A Boy'...

Badly Drawn Boy is to release ‘SILENT SIGH’ as the new single from the soundtrack to the film ‘ABOUT A BOY’.

The track will be released on March 25 via XL Recordings. The song is the first full single release from the record, although Badly Drawn Boy did release a limited edition 7″ of album track ‘Donna And Blitzen’ around Christmas time.

The ‘About A Boy’ soundtrack follows on April 8, and features eight new Badly Drawn Boysongs and a number of incidental tracks.

The confirmed tracklisting runs: ‘Finsbury’

‘A Peak You Reach’

‘Something To Talk About’


‘Above You, Below Me’

‘New Year’

‘Silent Sigh’

‘Wet Hair’

‘River, Sea, Ocean’


‘Rachel’s Flat’

‘Out Of Stride’

‘File Me Away’

‘A Minor Incident’


‘Donna & Blitzen’