NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 12, 2014) - Atlantic Records and 20th Century Fox have announced a very special live event celebrating the release of "The Fault in Our Stars" film and soundtrack. "The Fault in Our Stars - Music from the Motion Picture" arrives in stores and at all online retailers on May 19th, while the film -- based on the #1 bestselling novel by John Green -- opens in theaters nationwide on June 6th.
"The Fault in Our Stars Live Stream Event at YouTube Space LA" will herald the film and its soundtrack's upcoming arrival with an exclusive concert spectacular slated to stream live at www.thefaultinourstarsmovie.com on Wednesday, May 14th at 9PM ET/6PM PT. View the trailer here: http://youtu.be/TepUPnv7s7c
The event will include live performances from Atlantic Records Group artists Ed Sheeran, who will perform his song "All of the Stars" for the first time, Charli XCX, and Grouplove -- all of whom are featured on "The Fault in Our Stars - Music from the Motion Picture" -- as well as appearances from the film's Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort and Nat Wolff, author John Green, and the world premiere of an array of additional content. "The Fault in Our Stars Live Stream Event Live from YouTube Space LA" will be hosted exclusively on the Atlantic Records YouTube channel and at www.thefaultinourstarsmovie.com.
"The Fault in Our Stars - Music from the Motion Picture" is available now for pre-order via the iTunes Store (http://smarturl.it/TFIOSST). All pre-orders receive instant grat downloads of Atlantic recording artist Birdy's "Not About Angels," and "Boom Clap," by Neon Gold/Atlantic's own Charli XCX. Official audio of "Boom Clap" -- which premiered last month on MTV.com and was heard during the 2014 MTV Movie Awards pre-show -- is streaming now at Charli XCX's http://youtu.be/nRp_nHTohhY; Birdy's "Not About Angels" had its debut exclusively via Vogue.com and can be heard now at: www.vogue.com/culture/article/music-birdy-not-about-angels-the-fault-in-our-stars/#1.
As if that weren't enough, Ed Sheeran just world premiered the video for "All of the Stars" via his Twitter and can be seen here: http://youtu.be/nkqVm5aiC28. All of the images used in the video were submitted by fans via Instagram and inspired by words of encouragement using the hashtag #TFIOSencouragements. Grouplove's track "Let Me In" recently had its world premiere at EW.com, who praised the soundtrack as "full of decorated alt-pop wonders and feel-good tearjerkers." The companion video premiered at www.thefaultinourstarsmovie.com and can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmCb1T-wMRs&feature=youtu.be
"The Fault in Our Stars - Music from the Motion Picture" gathers new material written for the soundtrack from some of the Atlantic Records Group's most compelling artists, among them Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX, Grouplove, Lykke Li, and Birdy, who contributes three tracks including a special duet with fellow Atlantic artist Jaymes Young (see tracklisting below). As if that weren't enough, the album further features a selection of songs from such rising stars as M83, Tom Odell, Jake Bugg, Kodaline, and STRFKR, among others. Grammy Award-winning soundtrack producer Kevin Weaver (Boardwalk Empire, True Blood - Volumes 1 & 2) and music supervisor Season Kent (The Fighter, Entourage, Need For Speed) served as the soundtrack's producers.
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About THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
Hazel and Gus (Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort) are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them -- and us -- on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, based upon the number-one bestselling novel by John Green, explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love.
The film is directed by Josh Boone, written by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, based upon the book by John Green, and the producers are Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen. Also starring are Laura Dern, Sam Tramell, Nat Wolff and Willem Dafoe.
About 20th Century Fox
One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.
About Atlantic Records:
Atlantic Records celebrated its 65th Anniversary in 2013. Founded in New York City, the label literally grew from a one-room operation into one of the world's preeminent music companies. Atlantic has released a string of recordings that have had a profound impact on the course of modern music, its rich history including such musical icons as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane, and Led Zeppelin. The Atlantic Records Group roster today includes many of the world's most popular recording artists, among them James Blunt, B.o.B, Christina Perri, Coldplay, Death Cab for Cutie, Ed Sheeran, Flo Rida, fun., Grouplove, Lupe Fiasco, Bruno Mars, Matchbox Twenty, Janelle Monáe, Jason Mraz, K. Michelle, Shinedown, Rob Thomas, Trey Songz, Wale, Wiz Khalifa, Zac Brown Band, and many more.
About YouTube Space LA:
YouTube Space LA is a state of the art production facility in Los Angeles, CA, designed specifically for YouTube creators to produce original digital video content, from production and editing through uploading to YouTube. Run by YouTube's in-house experts from the Next Lab, the Space serves as a creative production facility for both established and emerging YouTube creators who are part of the YouTube Partner Program. At YouTube Space LA, YouTube creators can learn from industry experts, collaborate with other creators, and have access to the latest production and post-production digital video equipment.
Formerly the home of the Howard Hughes airport, YouTube Space LA is located in the Playa Vista area and totals nearly 41,000 square feet. The Space consists of many large production stages, a backlot equipment room with cameras, lights, mics and grip equipment available for checkout, and post-production resources ranging from private editing suites to voice over recording booths -- all available at no charge by YouTube provided you qualify and your application to use the Space is accepted. For more information, please visit www.youtube.com/space
"THE FAULT IN OUR STARS - MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE"
RELEASE DATE: May 19th
1. Ed Sheeran - All of the Stars
2. Jake Bugg - Simple As This
3. Grouplove - Let Me In
4. Birdy -Tee Shirt
5. Kodaline - All I Want
6. Tom Odell - Long Way Down
7. Charli XCX - Boom Clap
8. STRFKR - While I'm Alive
9. Indians - Oblivion
10. The Radio Dept. - Strange Things Will Happen
11. Afasi & Filthy - Bomfallerella
12. Ray LaMontagne - Without Words
13. Birdy - Not About Angels
14. Lykke Li - No One Ever Loved
15. M83 - Wait
16. Birdy & Jaymes Young - Best Shot *
* BONUS TRACK