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. The soundtrack will be released on October 22 by ABKCO Records. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD version and click here to order the vinyl edition. 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 (3:30)
2. After You’ve Gone – Gene Austin & Candy and CoCo (1:07)
3. Simone, Naked, Cell Block-J Hobby Room (2:54)
4. Fiasco – Gus Viseur (2:58)
5. Moses Rosenthaler (2:29)
6. I’ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango) – Grace Jones (4:30)
7. Mouthwash De Menthe (1:56)
8. Sonata For Mandolin And Guitar A-Dur K.331, Adagio – Boris Bjoern Bagger & Detlef Tewes (3:34)
9. Cadazio Uncles and Nephew Gallery (1:56)
10. “Inseguimento al Taxi (The Chase)” (From The Scent Of Mystery) – Mario Nascimbene (2:40)
11. The Berensen Lectures at the Clampette Collection (1:51)
12. L’Ultima Volta (From Malamonddo) – Ennio Morricone (2:34)
13. Tu M’as Trop Menti – Chantal Goya (1:47)
14. J’en déduis que je t’aime – Charles Aznavour (3:05)
15. Fugue No.2 in C minor [The Well-Tempered Clavier – Book 2 BWV 871] – The Swingle Singers (1:19)
16. Adagio (Bof Compte A Rebours) – Georges Delerue (3:13)
17. Police Cooking (1:49)
18. The Private Dining Room of the Police Commissioner (5:10)
19. Kidnappers Lair (2:01)
20. A Multi-Pronged Battle Plan (1:37)
21. Blackbird Pie (0:53)
22. Commandos, Guerillas, Snipers, Climbers and the Jeroboam (0:52)
23. Animated Car Chase (1:52)
24. Lt. Nescaffier (Seeking Something Missing…) (1:56)
25. Aline – Jarvis Cocker (3:32)

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