Album release: The Lone Ranger: Wanted
Release date: 5 August 2013
Label: Walt Disney
Inspired by one of the summer’s most anticipated movies, Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger: Wanted features 14 new songs performed by an eclectic group of artists. Walt Disney Records will release the album on August 5, 2013.
“These are the artists we listened to on the way to set each morning and in the evenings with the dust, like bitter chalk, upon our teeth. Echoes of their passionate performances in our minds, for 150 days and nights, we took to the work of storytelling. May the musicians and songwriters who inspired us on our epic journey be an inspiration to you on yours,” said Gore Verbinski, the film’s Academy Award®–winning director.
Billboard.com recently ran an exclusive premeire of the Lucinda Williams track, Everything but the Truth.
The Lone Ranger: Wanted track list is as follows:
- “Holy Water” Ben Kweller
- “Devil’s Train” Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
- “Poor Paddy on the Railway” Shane MacGowan
- “So Long Gone” Pete Molinari
- “Central and Union” Sara Watkins
- “The American Dream” The White Buffalo
- “Lonesome Whistle” Dave Alvin
- “Sweet Betsy from Pike” Iggy Pop
- “Rattling Bone” Iron & Wine
- “Cowboy” The Rubens
- “Everything but the Truth” Lucinda Williams
- “The Truth Lives On” The Aggrolites
- “Butch’s Ballad” Gomez
- “Saddle the Wind” John Grant
Album produced by Gore Verbinski and Bruce Witkin
About the film
From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ The Lone Ranger, a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.
The Lone Ranger also stars Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter.
A Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films presentation, The Lone Ranger is directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Gore Verbinski, with screen story by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Justin Haythe and screenplay by Justin Haythe and Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio. The Lone Ranger releases in U.S. theaters on July 3, 2013.
The Lone Ranger: Wanted will be available wherever music is sold on August 5th. For more information on Walt Disney Records’ releases, please visit Disney.com/music, become a fan at Facebook.com/disneymusic or follow at Twitter.com/disneymusic.
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