SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

July 10, 2015 11:25 ET

"PAPER TOWNS - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK" Arrives Amidst Wide Range of Celebrations

Musical Companion to Eagerly Awaited Film Highlighted by the Top 10 Single, "My Type," From Saint Motel; Live Events Slated Through Film's July 24th Premiere Including Exclusive Live Stream Event From YouTube Space LA on July 17th; "PAPER TOWNS - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK" Arrives Today in Stores and Online; 20th Century Fox's Paper Towns Opens in Theatres Nationwide on July 24th

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 10, 2015) - Atlantic Records has announced an array of activity surrounding today's release of "PAPER TOWNS - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK," the musical companion to the eagerly awaited film from 20th Century Fox. The album arrives today, July 10th, in stores and at all online retailers; PAPER TOWNS, adapted from the award-winning bestseller by author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars), opens in theaters nationwide on July 24th.

The release of "PAPER TOWNS - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK" is being celebrated with several new music videos featuring exclusive footage from the PAPER TOWNS film. Next week will see two new companion music videos for tracks from the soundtrack: "Great Summer" by Atlantic Records singer/songwriter Vance Joy, and Elektra recording group Saint Motel's worldwide breakthrough single, "My Type."

Saint Motel is also set for a number of live events and high profile performances celebrating "PAPER TOWNS - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK." The Los Angeles-based band will headline a major PAPER TOWNS event at Dallas' Bomb Factory, set for Thursday, July 16th, followed on Monday, July 20th by a performance of "My Type" on NBC's TODAY (check local listings).

As if that weren't enough, Saint Motel will be among the soundtrack stars performing at an exclusive live streaming event from the YouTube Space LA on Friday, July 17th. Beginning at 6pm PDT/9pm EDT, the event will celebrate the release of the film and soundtrack and include appearances by cast members and performances by artists from the soundtrack including Vance Joy and Nat & Alex Wolff. In addition, the event will see the world premiere of Nat & Alex Wolff's "Look Outside" companion video along with appearances from the film's cast and crew. Additional details will be announced next week.

Last but very definitely not least, Saint Motel will perform a special acoustic rendition of "My Type" at the "Night on the Towns" special event on Thursday, June 23rd -- the eve of the film's hugely anticipated national opening. The event gives fans the chance to be first to see PAPER TOWNS, along with an exclusive Q&A with the film's stars and creative team and an additional acoustic performance by Nat & Alex Wolff. As if that weren't enough, fans attending "Night on the Towns" will receive a free poster and commemorative locket exclusive to the event. For complete details, please see papertownsmovie.com/nightonthetowns.

"PAPER TOWNS - MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE" gathers new and previously released material from some of contemporary music's most compelling artists, including Saint Motel's Top 10 hit single, "My Type," as well as songs from Santigold, Grouplove, HAIM, Vampire Weekend, The Mountain Goats, Twin Shadow, The War on Drugs, Galantis and PAPER TOWNS star Nat Wolff and his brother Alex Wolff (see below track listing). Atlantic Records President of Film & TV and GRAMMY® Award-winning soundtrack producer Kevin Weaver (The Fault In Our StarsBoardwalk EmpireGirls Volumes 1 & 2, True Blood Volumes 1 & 2, Furious 7) and music supervisor Season Kent (The Fault in Our Stars, The Fighter, Entourage, Need For Speed) served as the soundtrack's producers.

"PAPER TOWNS - MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE" has been heralded in recent weeks by a wide variety of new music releases and video premieres, including "Search Party" by acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer Sam Bruno (https://youtu.be/dxjt_qCIQs4), Grouplove's "No Drama Queen" (https://youtu.be/umyXqDQ3KN8), Galantis' "Runaway (U & I) (Svidden & Jarly Remix)," (https://youtu.be/nnjQm0IL8wo) and Santigold's "Radio" (https://youtu.be/xjBdQmFnctA).

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ABOUT PAPER TOWNS
Adapted from the award-winning bestseller by author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin (Nat Wolff) and his enigmatic neighbor Margo (Cara Delevingne), who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears, leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship -- and true love.

The film is directed by Jake Schreier, written by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber (The Fault In Our Stars), based upon the book by John Green, and the producers are Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen (The Fault In Our Stars, The Maze Runner, Twilight). 

(COMPLETE TRACKLISTING BELOW)

"PAPER TOWNS - MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE"
(Atlantic Records)
RELEASE DATE: July 10th
COMPLETE TRACKLISTING

1. Santigold - Radio
2. Twin Shadow - To The Top
3. Sam Bruno - Search Party
4. Kindness - Swingin Party
5. Vance Joy - Great Summer
6. Vampire Weekend - Taxi Cab
7. Son Lux - Lost It To Trying (Paper Towns Mix)
8. Saint Motel - My Type
9. Galantis - Runaway (U & I) (Svidden & Jarly Remix)
10. HAIM - Falling
11. Grouplove - No Drama Queen
12. De Lux - Moments
13. Alice Boman - Be Mine
14. The Mountain Goats - Used To Haunt
15. The War on Drugs - Burning
16. Nat & Alex Wolff - Look Outside

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