Back to IndieWire

How To Destroy Angels Cover Bryan Ferry For ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Soundtrack; Nearly 3 Hours Of Music Will Span Six LPs

How To Destroy Angels Cover Bryan Ferry For 'Dragon Tattoo' Soundtrack; Nearly 3 Hours Of Music Will Span Six LPs

Are you one of those folks who still buys music on vinyl? Well, better make some shelf space because “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” soundtrack is coming and it’s fucking massive.

Twitter-happy Trent Reznor teased fans a bit more today, tweeting “Working with @rob_sheridan and Neil Kellerhouse on a cool package to house the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack’s SIX vinyls.” Whoa wait, 6 LPs? There’s a very good reason for that. Earlier this month, Reznor revealed that he’s created a ton of music for the movie, tweeting “It’s clocking in at two hours and forty-some odd minutes! We’ve lost our minds. Clear some disk space!” If that jibes with what we’ve heard about the running time for the movie, it pretty much means the score will be constant throughout and ever changing or Reznor has created a boatload of work that won’t be used.

But one request he did received from David Fincher was to cover a song that we never imagined would come near “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” “Yes, David Fincher asked us to do a cover of Bryan Ferry‘s ‘Is Your Love Strong Enough?’ for Dragon Tattoo. It will be on the soundtrack,” the Twitter account of Reznor’s band How To Destroy Angels revealed this afternoon.

The song was first commissioned by Ridley Scott from Ferry way back in 1985 for the Tom Cruise film “Legend” and it featured Pink Floyd‘s David Gilmour. So we’re massively curious to see how it will fit in here, how Fincher will position the tune and of course, how Reznor and co. will re-fashion it. More news regarding the soundtrack and its release on Reznor’s Null Corporation expected this Friday. We’re guessing a bunch of versions/packages of the album will be available. As for the film, it lands on December 21st. [via Pitchfork]

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: News and tagged ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox