Sparks have launched new observe ‘So Might We Begin’, that includes vocals from Marion Cotillard, Adam Driver and Simon Helberg.
It’s the primary music to emerge from Annette, the brand new musical movie directed by Holy Motors helmer Leos Carax, who co-wrote the script with Sparks’ Ron and Russell Mael.
The movie options authentic music by the band and can open the 74th Cannes Movie Pageant in July, adopted by a theatrical launch on August 6. It subsequently hits Amazon Prime on August 20.
“Initially, we conceived Annette as one other Sparks album,” Sparks stated in an officla press launch.
“But this time it will be a story story that will include three essential characters, a sufficiently small ensemble that will permit us to additionally current the ‘opera’ dwell on tour…. The music, story and album had been completed and able to go, which is the place the story takes an enormous detour.
“After assembly Leos at Cannes, we felt an actual kinship, so we thought we’d ship him Annette, not anticipating something aside from to indicate him what Sparks was presently as much as. And lo and behold, he stated he actually appreciated the album and wish to contemplate it as his subsequent undertaking. We had been fortunately shocked and elated at his response. As followers of Leos’ movies, to now realise that he can be directing a movie of ours was past our goals.”
It marks the second theatrical undertaking to contain the Mael brothers this 12 months, following the announcement of The Sparks Brothers, Edgar Wright’s documentary on the enduring pop duo.
Final month, the Mael brothers additionally reunited with Todd Rundgren for the primary time in 50 years to document new observe ‘Your Fandango’.