Karen O And The Kids: Where The Wild Things Are
Original Songs By Karen O And The Kids
Album Out September 29 / Motion Picture In Theaters October 16
To compose music for the film, O enlisted friends and fellow musicians she believed had the musical intuition that would bolster her intent to marry sound to vision. Dubbed Karen O and the Kids, the kids include Tom Biller (co-producer with Karen O and member of Afternoons), Bradford Cox (Deerhunter), Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Dean Fertita (The Dead Weather), Aaron Hemphill (Liars), Greg Kurstin (The Bird and the Bee), Jack Lawrence (The Raconteurs), Oscar Michel (Gris Gris), Imaad Wasif (New Folk Implosion), Nick Zinner, (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and an untrained children’s choir.
With a screenplay co-written by Jonze and author Dave Eggers, Where the Wild Things Are, is ultimately a story about the places we go to figure out the world we live in – with a soundtrack that encompasses all levels of childhood antics.
For more information on the soundtrack and the film visit wherethewildthingsare.com.