the-lobsterLakeshore Records has announced a soundtrack album for the comedy The Lobster. The album features the classical pieces from the film by composers such as Beethoven, Shostakovich & Stravinski performed by Borodin Quartet, Goldner String Quartet, Juilliard String Quartet and others. Also included is Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue’s ballad Where the Wild Roses Grow. The soundtrack will be released digitally on May 13, 2016 and physically on July 1. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD. The Lobster is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and stars Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw, Léa Seydoux and Olivia Colman. The movie takes place in a dystopian society where unmarried people are given 45 days to find a mate, or else they are transformed into the animals of their choice. The comedy premiered at last year’s Cannes Film Festival and was released in several international territories in 2015. A24 Films will release the movie in the U.S. this Friday, May 13. Visit the official movie website for more information.

Here’s the track list of the album:

1. String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1, Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato (Live) – Juilliard String Quartet
2. Apo Mesa Pethamenos – Danae
3. Quintet For Piano And Strings: In Tempo di Valse – Borodin Quartet
4. Million $ (feat. Milla M) – Benjamin John Tomlin
5. 3 Pieces For String Quartet No. 3 – Goldner String Quartet
6. String Quartet No. 2: I Moderato – The Tale Quartet
7. Hog Shuffle – Johnnie Burn
8. Where The Wild Roses Grow – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Kylie Minogue
9. String Quartet No. 1 in D, Op. 25: Andante Sostenuto – Takács Quartet
10. Ti Ein Afto Pou To Lene Agapi – Sophia Loren and Tonis Maroudas

  1. SDH says:

    At first I thought the picture above is that of George Lucas. Not sure why.