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Arcade Fire record new track 'Abraham's Daughter' for 'The Hunger Games' soundtrack

Arcade Fire record new track 'Abraham's Daughter' for 'The Hunger Games' soundtrack

Arcade Fire have recorded a brand new song for the soundtrack to the new fantasy film The Hunger Games.

The track, which is titled 'Abraham's Daughter', was recorded last week and is confirmed to feature on the soundtrack along with tracks from The Decemberists, Kid Cudi and The Low Anthem.

The film itself will also feature a track titled 'Horn Of Plenty' which has been written and recorded by Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Regine Chassagne.

The Hunger Games is set to be released on March 23 in the UK and stars Winter's Bone actress Jennifer Lawrence, Woody Harrelson and Elizabeth Banks.

The tracklisting for 'The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 and Beyond' is as follows:

Taylor Swift – 'Safe & Sound'
Taylor Swift - 'Eyes Wide Open'
Arcade Fire – 'Abraham's Daughter'
Kid Cudi - 'The Ruler & The Killer'
Miranda Lambert - 'Run Daddy Run'
The Civil Wars - 'Kingdom Come'
The Decemberists - 'One Engine'
Glen Hansard - 'Take The Heartland'
The Low Anthem - 'Lover Is Childlike'
Punch Brothers – 'Dark Days'
The Secret Sisters - 'Tomorrow Will Be Kinder'
Birdy – 'Just A Game'
Ella Mae Bowen – 'Oh Come And Sing'
Jayme Dee - 'Rules'
Carolina Chocolate Drops – 'Reaping Day'


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