moon-songWaterTower Music has released the single The Moon Song featuring music from and inspired by Spike Jonze’s Academy Award-nominated drama Her. The release includes three recordings of The Moon Song, which is up for an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category. One version is performed by Scarlett Johansson and Joaquin Phoenix and is featured in the film and another version is performed by Karen O and plays over the movie’s end credits. The third version is a new recording of the song, which features Karen O in a duet with Ezra Koenig, singer and guitarist of Vampire Weekend. To download the single, visit iTunes. Her is written and directed by Spike Jonze and stars Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde and Scarlett Johansson. The movie about a complex, soulful man who becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right is currently playing in theaters. To learn more about the romantic drama, visit the official movie website.

Here’s the track list of the release:

1. The Moon Song (Studio Version Duet) – Karen O & Ezra Koenig
2. The Moon Song (End Title Credit) – Karen O
3. The Moon Song (Film Version) – Scarlett Johansson & Joaquin Phoenix