VIDEO: Coldplay Debuts 'Atlas' from New Hunger Games Soundtrack
Grammy-winning recording artists Coldplay has released the full version of their new song "Atlas," which will appear on the soundtrack for the upcoming sequel THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE. To hear it, check out the video below.
The track marks the first time Coldplay has ever recorded an original song for a motion picture. Republic Records is again teaming up with Lionsgate to release the soundtrack in advance of Lionsgate distributing the film on screens worldwide on November 22, 2013.
"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," said filmmaker Francis Lawrence. "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."
The first installment of The Hunger Games was the 13th highest-grossing North American release of all time on its way to grossing nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office.