While Tim Burton again paired with his speed-dial composer of choice Danny Elfman for the director’s new film, Big Eyes (which stars Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz and opens Christmas Day), Burton went to another artist for the biopic’s centerpiece number: Lana Del Rey.
The Ultraviolence singer’s title song, “Big Eyes,” appears midway through the film at a critical moment for Amy Adams’s character, real-life painter Margaret Keane. (Del Rey also contributed a second tune, “I Can Fly,” which plays over the end credits.) Today you can download “Big Eyes” for free on Google Play. It’s signature Lana: languorous, atmospheric, and moody, and it has already received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Song. Will it also get her the Oscar nomination she missed out on earlier this year for “Young and Beautiful” on The Great Gatsby soundtrack? Take a listen and decide for yourself. (Sponsored)