Mogwai team up with Zinedine Zidane

The band are set to soundtrack film about the footballer

Mogwai are to score a new movie charting the life of French footballer Zinedine Zidane.

The Scottish post-rockers, who release their new album ‘Mr Beast’ on March 6, have hooked-up with fellow Glaswegian director Douglas Gordon and French artist Philippe Parreno for ‘Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait’.

There is currently no release date for the movie.


As previously announced on NME.COM, Mogwai will play several UK dates as part of a world tour this year, including a prestigious show at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

The full list of dates is as follows:

Bristol Academy (March 29)

Southampton University (30)

Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (31)

Oxford Brookes University (April 1)


Cardiff Coal Exchange (2)

Cambridge Junction (4)

Liverpool Carling Academy (5)

Newcastle Northumbria University (6)

Sheffield The Plug (7)

Edinburgh Queen’s Hall (27)

London Royal Albert Hall (September 22)

Mogwai’s world tour dates include a slot at the South By South West festival in Austin, Texas on March 15, and an appearance at the Coachella festival in California on April 30.