Jay-Z opens the soundtrack with a brand new track titled “100$ Bill”, which is followed by the “Back to Black” cover. Both Florence and the Machine and The xx also contributed new music in the form of “Over the Love” and “Together”, respectively. Jack White’s cover of U2′s “Love Is Blindness” and Gotye’s “Hearts a Mess” are also featured.
According to a press release, Jay-Z and director Baz Luhrmann worked on the project over the past two years, “translating the Jazz Age sensibility of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel into the musical equivalents of our own times, through the blending of hip-hop, traditional jazz and other contemporary musical textures.”
Below, you can watch a new trailer for the film featuring snippets of Beyoncé and André’s “Back to Black” cover and Florence and the Machine’s “Over the Love”, along with an original by Lana Del Rey titled “Young and Beautiful”.
Beginning May 7th, the soundtrack will be available digitally and as a 17-track deluxe edition exclusively at Target. A 14-track physical version will also be available at Starbucks in the U.S. and Canada, and widely, both physically and digitally, at various retailers.
The Great Gatsby is directed by Luhrmann, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, and Tobey Maguire, and is set to hit theaters on May 10th.
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Tracklist:
01. Jay-Z – 100$ Bill
02. Beyoncé and André 3000 – Back to Black
03. will.i.am – Bang Bang
04. Fergie, Q-Tip, and GoonRock – A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)
05. Lana Del Rey – Young and Beautiful
06. Bryan Ferry with The Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Love Is The Drug
07. Florence and the Machine – Over The Love
08. Coco O. of Quadron – Where The Wind Blows
09. Emeli Sandé and The Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Crazy in Love
10. The xx – Together
11. Gotye – Hearts a Mess
12. Jack White – Love is Blindness
13. Nero – Into the Past