Jack White is giving us the chance to experience the upcoming The Great Gatsby soundtrack the way the film’s characters might have listened to it: on a record player. The ex- White Stripes singer has announced that his label, Third Man Records, will be releasing a vinyl version of the deluxe edition of the Gatsby soundtrack, but no it will not be on 78 rpm discs.
The forthcoming album includes 17 tracks and will feature White’s cover of the U2 classic “Love Is Blindness,” as well as Gotye ’s “Hearts a Mess” from his 2006 release, Like Drawing Blood . In addition, exclusive new tracks by Florence + the Machine , The xx and Lana Del Rey are also part of the collection.
While a release date for the vinyl album has yet to be announced, the digital version of the release will be available at all the usual outlets on May 7.
The Great Gatsby film, a big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald ’s novel of the same name, will arrive in theaters on May 10. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio , Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan .
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