Yeah Yeah Yeah's Karen O also working on the soundtrack

Arcade Fire‘s song “Wake Up” features on the soundtrack for acclaimed director Spike Jonze‘s forthcoming film ‘Where The Wild Things Are’.

The track, from the Canadian’s 2004 album ‘Funeral’ currently appears as the backing track on the film’s trailer. Where the Wild Things are is based on a popular US children’s book.

Karen O, frontwoman for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs is also working on the Jonze film soundtrack, composing music with Carter Burwell and Deerhunter‘s Bradford Cox.

Where the Wild Things Are, based on Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book stars The Sopranos’ James Gandolfini and Forest Whittaker and is due for release in October.

See the trailer for ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ here

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