July 5, 2022

Yesterday, we reported on cryptic posters that appeared round London over the weekend, promoting some mysterious venture that options an entire lot of massive names, together with the unlikely mixture of Diana Ross and Tame Impala. The hypothesis was that the poster was promoting the Jack Antonoff-produced soundtrack to the forthcoming movie Minions: The Rise Of Gru, and that hypothesis has now confirmed right. At this time, we’ve acquired a tracklist for the Minions: The Rise Of Gru soundtrack, which is dominated by right this moment’s artists protecting hits from the ’60s and ’70s.

The lead single from the Minions soundtrack is certainly a Diana Ross/Tame Impala collaboration. It’s known as “Flip Up The Sunshine,” and it’s out 5/20. Antonoff produced and curated the soundtrack, which additionally options authentic tracks from folks like RZA and Earth, Wind & Fireplace’s Verdine White. However many of the soundtrack is given over to au courant artists protecting older songs.

The soundtrack options Phoebe Bridgers taking up the Carpenters’ “Goodbye To Love,” St. Vincent doing Lipps, Inc.’s “Funkytown,” Brockhampton remaking Kool & The Gang’s “Hollywood Swinging,” and Thundercat protecting the Steve Miller Band’s “Fly Like An Eagle.” Brittany Howard’s model of Earth, Wind & Fireplace’s “Shining Star” options assist from Verdine White, whereas Caroline Polachek and G.E.M. each do Nancy Sinatra’s “Bang Bang,” a music that already has a sure cinematic legacy. Tierra Whack covers Santana’s “Black Magic Lady,” which was already a Fleetwood Mac cowl, whereas Weyes Blood does Linda Ronstadt’s “You’re No Good,” which was already a Dee Dee Warwick cowl. Antonoff’s personal band Bleachers covers John Lennon’s “On the spot Karma!,” which the Minions themselves seem on the album with a model of Simon & Garfunkel’s “Cecilia.” Can’t wait to listen to that. Take a look at the tracklist under.

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01 Diana Ross – “Flip Up The Sunshine” (Feat. Tame Impala)
02 Brittany Howard – “Shining Star” (Earth, Wind & Fireplace cowl) (Feat. Verdine White)
03 St. Vincent – “Funkytown” (Lipps, Inc. cowl)
03 Brockhampton – “Hollywood Swinging” (Kool & The Gang cowl)
04 Kali Uchis – “Desafinado” (Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto cowl)
05 Caroline Polacheck – “Bang Bang” (Nancy Sinatra cowl)
06 Thundercat – “Fly Like an Eagle” (Steve Miller Band cowl)
07 Phoebe Bridgers – “Goodbye To Love” (The Carpenters cowl)
08 Bleachers – “On the spot Karma!” (John Lennon cowl)
09 Weyes Blood – “You’re No Good” (Linda Ronstadt cowl)
10 Gary Clark Jr. – “Automobile” (The Ides of March cowl)
11 H.E.R. – “Dance To The Music” (Sly & The Household Stone cowl)
12 Tierra Whack – “Black Magic Lady” (Santana cpver)
13 Verdine White- “Cool”
14 Jackson Wang – “Born To Be Alive” (Patrick Hernandez cowl)
15 The Minions – “Cecilia” (Simon & Garfunkel cowl)
16 G.E.M. – “Bang Bang” (Nancy Sinatra cowl)
17 RZA – “Kung Fu Suite”
18 Heitor Pereira – “Minions: The Rise of Gru Rating Suite”

The soundtrack to Minions: The Rise Of Gru is out 7/1 on Decca.