Baz Luhrmann's soundtrack will feature music from Jay-Z, The xx, Florence + The Machine and Lana Del Rey
Details of the official soundtrack to The Great Gatsby have been confirmed today, with Jay-Z set to debut a new track on the album.
The 14-track album will be released in the UK on May 6 and features original material from Florence + The Machine, The xx, Gotye, Jack White, Bryan Ferry, Will.i.am and Nero. The first song to be released from the album will be ‘Young and Beautiful’ by Lana Del Rey. Additionally, the album will feature a cover of Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy In Love’ by Emeli Sande accompanied by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra.
As previously reported, a joint cover from Beyoncé and Andre 3000 of Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’ will also feature on the album alongside ‘100$ Bill’, a new song from Jay-Z. Director Baz Luhrmann recruited Jay-Z as exuctive director of the album. Other artists confirmed to appear on the album include Fergie, Q Tip and Sia. You can hear snippets of the tracks from Beyoncé, Florence and Lana Del Rey in the trailer, above. As revealed by the producer on Twitter, SBTRKT has produced the Florence + The Machine song ‘Over The Love’.
The full track list for The Great Gatsby standard soundtrack album is as follows:
1. 100$ Bill – JAY Z
2. Back To Black – Beyoncé x André 3000
3. Bang Bang – will.i.am
4. A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got) – Fergie + Q Tip + GoonRock
5. Young And Beautiful – Lana Del Rey
6. Love Is The Drug – Bryan Ferry with The Bryan Ferry Orchestra
7. Over The Love – Florence + The Machine
8. Where The Wind Blows – Coco O. of Quadron
9. Crazy in Love – Emeli Sandé and The Bryan Ferry Orchestra
10. Together – The xx
11. Hearts A Mess – Gotye
12. Love Is Blindness – Jack White
13. Into the Past – Nero
14. Kill and Run – Sia
A deluxe edition of the soundtrack will feature the above songs, plus three additional bonus tracks. ‘The Great Gatsby’ is in cinemas from May 17 and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire.
Meanwhile, Beyonce has also offered fans a glimpse at her next solo album via an advert for Pepsi which features one minute of her new song ‘Grown Woman’. The Timbaland produced track is likely to feature on Beyonce’s new album which will be released later this year.