‘The Hunger Games’ Gets T-Bone Burnett Produced Companion Soundtrack

Arcade Fire, The Decembrists, and Taylor Swift will contribute music for this highly anticipated adaptation of the Susanne Collins novel.

T-Bone Burnett to produce companion album for The Hunger Games
T-Bone Burnett to produce companion album for The Hunger Games
Yesterday, Taylor Swift announced that she would be contributing the song Safe and Sound to The Hunger Games soundtrack, which she recorded with rising indie band The Civil Wars. Today, more contributors were announced.

The legendary T-Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart; O Brother, Where Art Thou?) will collaborate with Win Butler and Régine Chassagne of Arcade Fire for Horn of Plenty. The Decemberists are contributing a track titled One Engine.

Each song on this companion album to the feature film The Hunger Games will be inspired by themes that figure prominently in both the movie and the book. T-Bone Burnett is producing the entire album, with more contributors to be announced shortly. James Newton Howard will score the film.

The score and the soundtrack/companion album will be released separately shortly before The Hunger Games is released in theaters.

The Hunger Games was released March 23rd, 2012 and stars Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Jennifer Lawrence, Willow Shields, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Paula Malcomson. The film is directed by Gary Ross.

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