," will be featured in the upcoming movie "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
"Good afternoon. It's been announced today that a new Coldplay song, 'Atlas,' will feature on the official soundtrack for the forthcoming film, 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,'"
stated the announcement on the official website
. "'Atlas' is scheduled to be available via iTunes and all digital retailers on 26 August, 2013. The film is due for release on 22 November, 2013."
The band frontman Chris Martis tweeted the picture you can see below, featuring the lyrics to the song.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" appears to be the screening of the second book, "Catching Fire
," from Suzanne Collins
' world-famous trilogy, "The Hunger Games
." The original story tells about the post-apocalyptic state Panem with the main city, Capitol, surrounded by twelve Districts, occupied in their own craft. Every year Capitol picks up one male and one female citizen from each District and involve them to the Hunger Games - the annual event, where the participants, called "tributes," kill each other, entertaining the Capitol citizens. The previous movie, "The Hunger Games
," showed two tributes from District 12 - Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark - who became the first couple of winners. The movie also featured songs from Arcade Fire
, Civil Wars
, Maroon 5
, Taylor Swift
and the others. Win Butler
, Regine Chassagne
and Owen Pallett
of Arcade Fire also composed one of the tracks, "Horn of Plenty
," for the original score.
The song "Atlas" will be the first Coldplay release since 2011's "Mylo Xyloto
." The latest blockbuster featuring Coldplay song in the soundtrack was "The Amazing Spider-Man
," with the song "Till Kingdom Come