"The Canadian sisters combine dreamy synths with reflective lyrics on the effervescent track, musing on the chances not taken and the prospect of a life without someone special" - RollingStone.com.
(Beverly Hills, Calif.) October 16, 2013 - Tegan and Sara have premiered a new song "Shudder to Think," from Relativity Music Group's Music from and Inspired by Dallas Buyers Club, on RollingStone.com today. The track is the first to be released from the soundtrack, which will be available via iTunes on October 29th. Sara Quinn of Tegan and Sara comments, "I've been very excited about Dallas Buyers Club ever since hearing about the film. With the soundtrack supporting such an important cause, we're very excited to contribute a previously unreleased B-side to the campaign."
The upcoming Focus Features drama, Dallas Buyers Club, stars Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, and Jared Leto, and opens in New York and Los Angeles on November 1st and in other cities throughout November. Inspired by the film, which is based on a true story of a man battling with AIDS. Relativity Music Group partnered with (RED) to support the AIDS fight. Every soundtrack sold will donate 10% of net proceeds to help finance the critical work of The Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa. Global Fund grants supported by (RED) enable programs which include prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care services.
Other artists contributing to the soundtrack include Thirty Seconds to Mars (for which Leto is lead vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter), My Morning Jacket, Manchester Orchestra, Neon Trees, Fitz and the Tantrums, Portugal. The Man, Cold War Kids, Capital Cities, AWOLNATION, The Naked and the Famous, The Airborne Toxic Event and Blondfire.
1. Shuggie Otis "Sweet Thang"
2. The Naked and the Famous "Following Morning"
3. The Airborne Toxic Event "Hell and Back"
4. My Morning Jacket "Ready To Be Called On"
5. Blondfire "Life of the Party"
6. Fitz and the Tantrums "The Walker" (Reyland Allison Remix)
7. Tegan and Sara "Shudder To Think"
8. Neon Trees "Mad Love" (Acoustic)
9. Portugal. The Man "Main Man"
10. Capital Cities "Stayin' Alive"
11. Cold War Kids "Romance Languages"
12. AWOLNATION "Burn It Down" (Innerpartysystem remix)
13. Manchester Orchestra "After the Scripture"
14. Thirty Seconds to Mars "City of Angels" (Acoustic)
15. T. Rex "Main Man"
16. T. Rex "Life is Strange"
For more information on Dallas Buyers Club, please visit dallasbuyersclub.com and follow the film through facebook.com/dallasbuyersclub and #DallasBuyersClub.
(RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver to engage businesses and people in the fight against AIDS.
(RED) partners with the world's most iconic brands who contribute up to 50% of profits from (RED) branded goods and services to the Global Fund. (RED) Proud Partners include: Apple, Starbucks, The Coca-Cola Company, Beats by Dr. Dre, Belvedere, Claro, SAP, Telcel and American Express (UK only). (RED) Special Edition partners include: Shazam, Girl Skateboards, Mophie, FEED, Nanda Home, Bottletop, Tourneau, Fatboy USA, Bed Bath & Beyond, HEAD.
To date, (RED) has generated more than $215 million for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to support HIV/AIDS grants in Ghana, Lesotho, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Kenya and Tanzania. 100 percent of that money goes to work on the ground - no overhead is taken. Global Fund grants that (RED) supports have impacted more than 14 million people with prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care services. (RED) is a division of The ONE Campaign. Learn more at http://www.red.org.
One more thing, here's Jared Leto discussing his Oscar Buzzworthy role on Ellen: