The details of the soundtrack album for Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch have been revealed. The album features the film’s original score composed by Academy Award winner Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water, The Queen, The King’s Speech, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Godzilla) who previously scored the director’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Isle of Dogs & Moonlight Kingdom and featuring piano solos performed by Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Also included are songs performed by Grace Jones, Jarvis Cocker, Charles Aznavour and tracks by Ennio Morricone, Georges Delerue & others as featured in the movie. Check back on this page for release date and the pre-order link. The French Dispatch is written and directed by Anderson and stars Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Jeffrey Wright, Lyna Khoudri, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson. The comedy drama will premiere next month at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival and is scheduled to be released in U.S. theaters on October 22, 2021 by Searchlight Pictures.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Obituary
2. After You’ve Gone – Gene Austin, Candy And CoCo
3. Simone, Naked, Cell Block-J, Hobby Room
4. Fiasco – Gus Viseur
5. Moses Rosenthaler
6. I’ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango) – Grace Jones
7. Mouthwash De Menthe
8. Sonata for Mandolin and Guitar A-Dur K.331, Adagio – Boris Bjoern Bagger, Detlef Tewes
9. Cadazio Uncles and Nephew Gallery
10. “Inseguimento al Taxi (The Chase)” – Mario Nascimbene
11. The Berensen Lectures at the Clampette Collection
12. L’Ultima Volta – Ennio Morricone
13. Tu M’as Trop Menti – Chantal Goya
14. J’en déduis que je t’aime – Charles Aznavour
15. Fugue No.2 in C minor [The Well-Tempered Clavier – Book 2 BWV 871] – The Swingle Singers
16. Adagio – Georges Delerue
17. Police Cooking
18. The Private Dining Room of the Police Commissioner
19. Kidnappers Lair
20. A Multi-Pronged Battle Plan
21. Blackbird Pie
22. Commandos, Guerillas, Snipers, Climbers and the Jeroboam
23. Animated Car Chase
24. Lt. Nescaffier (Seeking Something Missing…)
25. Aline – Jarvis Cocker

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