‘Gatsby’ Soundtrack Is Off To A Great Start
Let out that baited breath — the wait for Lana Del Rey’s “Young & Beautiful” is over.
The much-anticipated track has arrived in full from the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming adaptation of The Great Gatsby, which will also feature music from Jay-Z, Beyoncé, will.i.am, André 3000, Jack White, the xx and Florence and the Machine.
In the extended trailer for the remake of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, “Young & Beautiful” soars as the clip chronicles the budding love between protagonist Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Daisy Buchanan (Carey Mulligan).
“Hot summer nights, mid-July, when you and I would forever lie,” Rey croons. “The crazy days, the city lights, the way you’d play with me like a child.”
Then the track climbs to crescendo: “Will you still love me when I’m no longer young and beautiful? / Will you still love me when I got nothing but my aching soul? / I know you will, I know you will / I know that you will / Will you still love me when I’m no longer beautiful?”
Check out the full track listing for the film, and hear snippets from some of the songs in the video below.
“100$ Bill” – Jay-Z
“Back to Black” – Beyoncé and André 3000
“Bang Bang – will.i.am
“A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)” – Fergie + Q Tip + GoonRock
“Young and Beautiful” – Lana Del Rey
“Love Is the Drug” – Bryan Ferry with the Bryan Ferry Orchestra
“Over the Love” – Florence + The Machine
“Where the Wind Blows” – Coco O. of Quadron
“Crazy in Love” – Emeli Sandé and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra
“Together” – The xx
“Hearts a Mess” – Gotye
“Love Is Blindness” – Jack White
“Into the Past” – Nero
“Kill and Run” – Sia