Earlier this month, information arrived of the soundtrack for the forthcoming Minions film, The Rise Of Gru. It was produced by Jack Antonoff and primarily options artists masking ’70s tracks: St. Vincent doing “Funkytown,” Phoebe Bridgers singing the Carpenters, Antonoff himself masking John Lennon, Brockhampton doing Kool & The Gang, and so forth. It additionally options some originals, together with the Diana Ross and Tame Impala collab “Flip Up The Sunshine,” which we heard final week. Immediately, we get to listen to one of many soundtrack’s covers.
Kali Uchis’ contribution to the soundtrack goes a bit additional again. “Desafinado” is a bossa nova normal first launched in 1959. Bossa nova legend João Gilberto launched one of many definitive variations that very same 12 months. In 1962, Stan Getz introduced it into the jazz world and scored a success.
Now, Uchis has joined an extended line of musicians who’ve provided their tackle the tune. Test it out under.
The Minions: The Rise Of Gru soundtrack is out 7/1 on Decca.