Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack line-up: Lorde and Charli XCX to feature

Lorde has curated the score for the third instalment in the action franchise

Jess Denham
Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:12
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The 'Royals' singer said she 'jumped at the chance' to take on the project
The 'Royals' singer said she 'jumped at the chance' to take on the project

Kanye West, Charli XCX and Chvrches are among the high profile artists set to feature on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack, curated by Lorde.

The "Royals" star will also feature on the seemingly dark score, singing "Yellow Flicker Beat", "Flicker" and "Ladder Song", plus "Meltdown" with Stromae and "This Is Not A Game" with The Chemical Brothers.

"Curating the soundtrack for such a hotly-anticipated film was a challenge, but I jumped at the chance," Lorde said in a statement, adding that her effort will "surprise people".

"The cast and the story are an inspiration for all musicians participating and, as someone with cinematic leanings, being privy to a different creative process has been a unique experience."

The 17-year-old was asked to hand-pick artists for the soundtrack after meeting director Francis Lawrence on set.

"I sat down with Lorde on the set of Mockingjay this spring and I was immediately struck by how she so innately understood what we were trying to accomplish with the film," he said.

Bat for Lashes, Raury, Haim, Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon, Grace Jones and Tinashé are also included on her 14-track list, which fans can pre-order from iTunes.

One song, currently titled "Track 5", has yet to be revealed, but The Lumineers are being tipped to fill the gap.

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth star in Mockingjay Part 1, which hits UK cinemas on 21 November.

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