Block Rockin’ Teen: Chemical Brothers return with ‘Hunger Games’ song featuring Lorde & Miguel


We’ve already heard Lorde’s new single, “Yellow Flicker Beat,” which in addition to being her first bit of new music since the release of last year’s Pure Heroine LP also doubles as the first taste of the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack, which she curated. Now it seems the 17-year-old New Zealand pop singer, who turns 18 in a few short weeks, is creeping on another track from the film, this time providing backing vocals to Chemical Brothers’ gloomy bass throbber “This Is Not A Game.” The track, premiered on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show, stars Los Angeles singer Miguel in the lead.

The track, which is gaining momentum in the interview via online rips, marks the almost-return of the Chemical Brothers, who have been quiet since supplying the soundtrack to Joe Wright’s 2011 thriller Hanna.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay soundtrack is out November 17, with the film to follow four days later. Word on the street is Lorde has also enlisted Grace Jones, Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon, Diplo, Charli XCX, and the Lumineers to round out the track listing.


Listen to “This Is Not A Game” below…

UPDATE: If the video gets pulled, listen to the song here.

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