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Listen: Pharrell’s new song “Here”, from the Spider-Man 2 soundtrack

on April 16, 2014, 12:14am

Pharrell Williams has his pedipalps all over the soundtrack to The Amazing Spider-Man 2: he co-wrote the score with Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr, he produced Kendrick Lamar and Alicia Keys’ collaborative song “It’s On Again”, and he contributed new solo music, specifically a track entitled “Here”.

Drawing on a lot of the same influences as the G I R L album, the track is an uplifting ballad marked by sweeping strings, folk-rock guitar, and some truly heartfelt, Meat Loaf-inspired crooning. It’s definitely the perfect song to soundtrack Peter Parker as he stands atop a skyscraper, deeply contemplating some ginormous supervillain battle to come.

Listen in below (via RapRadar):

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 official soundtrack is in stores April 22nd via Columbia Records. In addition to Pharrell, it features contributions from The Neighbourhood, LIZ, and Phosphorescent. Pre-orders are now available through iTunes.

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