M83’s Anthony Gonzalez has returned. He’s launched the unique soundtrack to Knife + Heart, a brand new queer slasher movie directed by his brother (and someday bandmate) Yann Gonzalez. Anthony beforehand wrote the soundtrack to Yann’s You and the Night, launched in 2013. The file marks Gonzalez’s first collaboration with M83 co-founding member Nicolas Fromageau since 2003’s Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts. Listen to “Karl” beneath.
The new Knife + Heart soundtrack marks the primary new M83 music since Junk in 2016. The movie, starring Vanessa Paradis, debuted at Cannes final yr and can hit U.S. theaters this spring. Check out the trailer beneath.
Knife + Heart follows Anne (Paradis), an grownup movie producer who tries to win again her former lover by capturing her most formidable movie but. Things take a darkish flip, nonetheless, when Anne’s actors are pursued by a masked killer. Speaking on the inspiration for Knife + Heart’s soundtrack, Yann Gonzalez stated in a press launch:
“We needed to recapture the Giallo ambiance of the ‘70s, to feel that sinister yet sentimental tone. Anthony and I are both poetical and even sentimental, in a certain way. We wanted to dive in headlong, particularly as melancholy and poetry are found in numerous ‘70s horror film soundtracks, from films by Lucio Fulci to those by Mario Bava. I’m pondering specifically of the harrowing soundtracks of Don’t Torture a Duckling or Twitch of the Death Nerve.”
Read Pitchfork’s 2016 characteristic profile “M83: Nostalgia at the End of the World.”