A new soundtrack for the 2011 film, which was directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and stars Ryan Gosling, has been curated by BBC Radio 1 and DJ Zane Lowe. The film – complete with new soundtrack – will be broadcast on October 30 at 10pm on BBC Three. Speaking about the project, Refn has commented: “I consider it a great honour that my movie Drive inspired so many wonderful artists to come together and create one ultra-cool glam experience.”
Other artists involved in Radio 1 Rescores: Drive – Curated by Zane Lowe include The 1975, Baauer, Banks, Bastille, Bring Me The Horizon, Eric Prydz, Jon Hopkins, Laura Mvula, The Neighbourhood and ZCC (Simon Neil). Watch a trailer for the project and listen to Chvrches’ contribution, ‘Get Away’, below.
Zane Lowe said of the project: “Honestly, this is the most exciting thing that this show has ever been involved in. It’s the most ambitious, awesome thing we’ve ever done. We’ve been working on it all year and we’re super-proud of it – you don’t want to miss this!”
The original score featured music from Kavinsky, College featuring Electric Youth and Chromatics.