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‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Florence + the Machine & More

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Earlier this week it was revealed that Beyoncé and OutKast’s André 3000 teamed up again to cover Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” for Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Now fans can get an early listen to the moody cover, thanks to a new trailer released today (April 4).

“It’s a very different take on ‘Back to Black,’” an unnamed source from Interscope Records reportedly told E! of the cover. They weren’t lying – Bey and Andre’s take is dark, slow and nearly unrecognizable from Winehouse’s original.

The nearly three-minute trailer also features haunting vocals from Florence + the Machine and Lana Del Rey, who both appear on the soundtrack with new songs. Watch and listen below.

 

As revealed today, Bey isn’t the only A-list artist featured on the soundtrack. Her husband Jay-Z, an executive producer on the film and the man behind the soundtrack, wrote an original track “100$ Bill” for the film. There’s also new music from will.i.am and the xx specifically penned for the summer blockbuster, as well as contributions from Fergie, Emeli Sande, Gotye and Jack White.

(courtesy Warner Bros.)
(courtesy of Warner Bros.)

White’s cover of U2’s “Love Is Blindness” was sampled in the first trailer for The Great Gatsby, as was Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “No Church in the Wild”; however, only the former appears on the soundtrack.

The complete Great Gatsby soundtrack tracklist is below. The film hits theaters May 10.

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

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