For Coldplay’s first new music since its 2011 Mylo Xyloto album, the band recorded a tune, titled “Atlas,” for the Jennifer Lawrence-led film. Republic’s set to release said track, which just so happens to be Coldplay’s first original song for a motion picture, on August 26.
Director Francis Lawrence says of the musical addition, “I have great respect and admiration for Coldplay, and we are thrilled with how well they have connected to the themes and ideas within the film. Their unwavering passion and excitement for the project elevated the collaboration even further, and we can’t wait to share this music with audiences around the world.”
As of now, the entire soundtrack does not have a release date. But what do you think of the movie’s first album announcement? The THG sequel hits theaters on November 22. Until then, spill in the comments below, or on our Catching Fire message board!
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