Ariana Grande And Nathan Sykes Of The Wanted Team Up For "Almost Is Never Enough" On "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones" Soundtrack Album



Jul 24, 2013, 12:58 ET from REPUBLIC RECORDS

NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The official soundtrack album for "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones" [CONSTANTIN FILM/SCREEN GEMS] expands its already diverse and dynamic tracklisting with a brand new collaborative track entitled "Almost Is Never Enough" (Soundtrack Version) from platinum-selling singer and actress Ariana Grande and Nathan Sykes of multi-platinum pop titans The Wanted. The collection will be available on August 20, 2013 in stores and through all digital retailers via REPUBLIC RECORDS. Meanwhile, the movie hits big screens a day later on August 21.

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The duet entitled sees these two unique voices come together for a veritable pop event worthy of the story's scope and size. Grande's immense vocals transfix as Nathan Sykes carries bombastic harmonies over intimate yet infectious production. Fans of both artists and the series will immediately be entranced by this soaring anthem. You won't be able to get enough of it.

The collaboration caps off a high profile track list boasting new songs from the likes of multi-platinum selling pop artist Demi Lovato, multi-platinum alt-rock band AFI, Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum singer songwriter Colbie Caillat, and many more. Bassnectar's deadly dubstep boom resonates loudly, while Zedd kicks off this affair with effusive EDM energy. Jessie J delivers her signature pop prowess on another banger as well.

The album opens the doorway into the world of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones", and the music fuels the film's mind-blowing fantasy. It's the perfect aural gateway to the City of Bones for fans of the series and newcomers alike. The music serves an integral role in the film, adding even more emotion to key moments. Every element comes together for an unforgettable experience.

This release also continues a big-screen tradition for REPUBLIC RECORDS, whose recent success includes chart-topping albums for Les Miserables, Pitch Perfect, The Hunger Games, and AMC's The Walking Dead.

A Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc. production, "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" is directed by Harald Zwart from a screenplay by Jessica Postigo Paquette based on the New York Times best-selling young adult fantasy novel by Cassandra Clare. The film features Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Lena Headey, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and more. Robert Kulzer and Don Carmody are producing and Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne and Martin Moszkowicz are executive producing.

Set in contemporary New York, "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones" follows Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager as she discovers that she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons.  After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternative New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. 

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1.  Zedd "Into The Lair"
2.  Ariana Grande & Nathan Sykes of The Wanted  "Almost is Never Enough" ( soundtrack version )
3.  AFI "17 Crimes (LA Riots Remix)"
4.  Demi Lovato "Heart By Heart"
5.  Colbie Caillat "When The Darkness Comes"
6.  Seven Lions with Myon & Shane 54 featuring Tove Lo "Strangers"
7.  Jessie J "Magnetic"
8.  Pacific Air "Bear"
9.  He Is We featuring Owl City "All About Us"
10  Bassnectar "Calling From Above (Edit)"
11. Bryan Ellis "Strange Days"

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Constantin Film has been synonymous with quality and success for over 30 years. It has played a crucial role in establishing German cinema both nationally and internationally. Between 1977, when Bernd Eichinger established the company, and 2009, when it was integrated into media conglomerate ConstantinMedien AG, Constantin Film emerged as the most successful independent production and Distribution Company in the German media industry. Constantin Film's operations include German and English language motion picture theatrical production, theatrical distribution, home entertainment distribution, licensing, and television production.  

Constantin Film's diverse slate includes box office hits and award-winning films alike, ranging from comic book to literary adaptations, historical dramas, action and genre, among them THE NEVERENDING STORY, THE FANTASTIC FOUR film franchise, THE NAME OF THE ROSE, WICKIE THE MIGHTY VIKING, NOWHERE IN AFRICA, DOWNFALL, THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, POPE JOAN, THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS, and the RESIDENT EVIL film franchise. Upcoming films include the highly anticipated film adaptation of Cassandra Clare's #1 New York Times bestseller THE MORTALINSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES, due out this summer; the CGI 3D animated reboot of TARZAN®, Releasing later this year; as well as LOVE, ROSIE, adapted from Cecelia Ahern's bestselling novel Where Rainbows End, and the action epic POMPEII, both of which began filming earlier this year.

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