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Coldplay record original song Atlas for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire OST

Coldplay

Story by Jack Foley

COLDPLAY have recorded an original song that will feature on the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

The song, called Atlas, marks the first time the band have recorded an original song for a movie. It will be released on August 26 and will be available through iTunes and other digital retailers through Republic Records.

Lionsgate is releasing the film on November 22.

Monte Lipman, chairman and CEO of Republic Records, commented: “The creative alliance between Coldplay and The Hunger Games franchise will create a level of excitement and anticipation of epic proportions.”

The original The Hunger Games, starring Jennifer Lawrence, grossed over $690 million worldwide last year, raising expectations on the sequel, which is now expected to finish among the highest grossers of 2013.