Listen: Clips From 'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack
The horn stabs that kick off the soundtrack for The Great Gatsby are straight out of the Jazz Age but, in a flash, they're taken over by the futuristic huskiness of Will.i.am's voice. It's just one example of the pervasive decade-hopping that ties together the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, and now you can get a 30-second taste of almost every song on the record. (Unfortunately, you'll have to wait a little longer to hear Beyoncé and Andre 3000's cover of Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black.")
Included in this teaser clip are snippets of Jack White's sparse, resonating "Love Is Blindness" and "Over the Love," another pounding, operatic number from Florence and the Machine. Emeli Sandé and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra also take a gin-soaked, big band spin through Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love."
Produced by Jay-Z – who worked with the film's composer, Craig Armstrong, and music supervisor, Anton Monsted – The Great Gatsby soundtrack will be released on May 7th, and the film opens on May 10th. You can check out the list of tracks as they appear in the video below.
1) "Bang Bang" – Will.i.am
2) "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)" – Fergie, Q Tip and GoonRock
3) "Young and Beautiful" – Lana Del Rey
4) "Love Is the Drug" – Bryan Ferry with the Bryan Ferry Orchestra
5) "Over the Love" – Florence and the Machine
6) "Where the Wind Blows" – Coco O. of Quadron
7) "Crazy in Love" – Emeli Sandé and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra
8) "Together" – the xx
9) "Hearts a Mess" – Gotye
10) "Love Is Blindness" – Jack White
11) "Into the Past" – Nero
12) "Kill and Run" – Sia