M83 - "I Need You"

The people in charge of putting together the soundtrack to Divergent, the forthcoming sci-fi young-adult blockbuster adaptation, have kept things ostentatiously of-the-moment. Various songs on the Divergent soundtrack album pair up Kendrick Lamar with Tame Impala, or A$AP Rocky with Gesaffelstein. But the first song we’ve heard from the soundtrack is a pretty spectacular example of a well-known band doing what it does better than anyone else. M83′s “I Need You” is a gorgeous piece of work — swelling, cinematic, over-the-top synthetic stadium-prog that builds to a beyond-satisfying crescendo. I wish it was longer than three minutes, but we can’t have everything we want. Listen.

(Via Buzzfeed)

The Divergent soundtrack is out 3/11.

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Comments (7)
  1. Needless to say, I am pleased with this development.

  2. Super awesome. Can’t find the <3 to like it tho!

  3. soon, every sci-fi movie in the world will include an M83 soundtrack.

  4. Good song, movie looks like a huge turd.

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