NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- REPUBLIC RECORDS, CONSTANTIN FILM and SCREEN GEMS have unveiled an eclectic lineup of artists set to be featured on the official soundtrack album for "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones", out August 20th, 2013 in stores and through all digital retailers.
Among the high-profile track list are new songs from 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. These songs are not only showcased on the soundtrack but during key moments of one of the most highly anticipated films of the summer—in theaters August 21. The movie will be released by Screen Gems/Sony Pictures.
AFI's remix of their new track, "17 Crimes," channels a kinetic crash apropos of the action on-screen, EDM titan Zedd scored for a key scene in the film, whileColbie Caillat delivers a haunting ballad, "When the Darkness Comes," which she wrote with producer David Hodges. The soundtrack covers the entire spectrum of sounds and emotions with everything from Jessie J's swaggering, sultry pop to Bassnectar's dubstep thump
Expect for more artists and songs to be announced very soon. You're armed with these "Mortal Instruments", now get ready for the ride of a lifetime.
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.
7. Seven Lions with Myon & Shane 54 featuring Tove Lo "Strangers"
8. Pacific Air "Bear"
9. He Is We featuring Owl City "All About Us"
10. Bassnectar "Calling From Above"
11. Jetta "Start A Riot"
12. Bryan Ellis "Strange Days"
ABOUT REPUBLIC RECORDS
A division of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, Republic is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as 3 Doors Down, Amy Winehouse, Ariana Grande, Black Sabbath, Colbie Caillat, Enrique Iglesias, Florence + the Machine, Godsmack, Gotye, Kelly Rowland, Mayer Hawthorne, Owl City, The Voice (NBC-TV), Of Monsters & Men among many others.
It is comprised of innovative imprints and digital business ventures including Brushfire (Jack Johnson, G. Love), Cash Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj), Indie Pop (The Cataracs), Lava Records (Jessie J, Black Veil Brides), Loma Vista (Soundgarden, Damian Marley), Republic Nashville (The Band Perry, FloridaGeorgia Line, The Eli Young Band), XO (The Weeknd), among others.
ABOUT CONSTANTIN FILM 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 MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: 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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