If you haven’t already read the Hunger Games, now is your last chance before the movie is released on Friday! To whet your appetite for both the book and the movie, be sure to check out “The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond”! It’s not a soundtrack, but rather an album meant to accompany the themes and emotions of the book and the movie – with songs written exclusively for it by artists ranging from Arcade Fire to Taylor Swift to The Civil Wars to Maroon 5 and Kid Cudi. This is an album you cannot miss!
“If you’re not already bitten by the Hunger Games bug, you may be unaware that District 12 is what’s left of Appalachia in the not-too-distant future, or that the games pit 24 teenagers in a battle to the death. But those details loom large over this surprisingly faithful collection of original songs.” – Joe Levy, Rolling Stone
“…the whole mythos of the series relies upon a delicate balance between extremes. At the end of the day, it’s a marvelous fairy tale about murder, and that motif remains preserved masterfully throughout the T-Bone Burnett-produced collection.” - Rick Florino, Artist DirectDisclosure: RebelMom.com has an affiliate relationship with iTunes & Amazon, which means that purchasing music or books via the links helps support RebelMom.com. However, the choices of music and books are editorially independent from those sites. All content on this page has been chosen by myself or readers without any financial recognition from iTunes, Amazon.com, the artists, or authors.
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