Macy Gray‘s track, ‘Waiting For You’, is the first he has written specifically for a feature film since ‘Things Have Changed’ for the Curtis Hanson-helmed ‘The Wonder Boys’ in 2000. That track earned the rock legend his first Oscar.
Meanwhile, Lauryn Hill‘s ‘Selah’ is the first new material to spring from the sometime Fugee since her ‘MTV Unplugged’ album released earlier this year.
The album is produced by T-Bone Burnett, who also produced the huge selling, multi-Grammy winning ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ soundtrack.
‘Divine Secrets Of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood’ stars Sandra Bullock as a playwright in Louisiana searching for the truth about her mother. It is directed by Callie Khouri, the writer of ‘Thelma And Louise’. The film will be released later this year. The soundtrack, which also features[a][/a], Tony Bennett, Ray Charles and Mahalia Jackson, appears through Columbia on August 5.