The companion album will feature all newly written and recorded songs, based on themes embodied in The Hunger Games.
Taylor Swift has already rendered her voice and lyric-writing chops for “Safe and Sound” with Civil Wars. You can purchase the song at iTunes or Amazon or click here for the lyrics. She will be joined by Win Butler and Regine Chassagne of Arcade Fire for another Hunger Games soundtrack “Horn of Plenty” as well as The Decemberists with “One Engine.” The all-star soundtrack to the forthcoming movie The Hunger Games. will be produced by T-Bone Burnett.
The album will be recorded, mixed and mastered to The Code Standard developed by Burnett and his team, resulting in archival-quality, future-proof tracks that will enable the listener to experience recorded music in the best possible quality across the technological spectrum. It will be released in March 2012.