MUSIC NEWS - Wasgington state indie rockers, Death Cab For Cutie, have been tapped for the lead single position on the soundtrack for the upcoming "New Moon" movie, the in the "Twilight" vampire series that hits theaters November 20 from Summit Entertainment.
Death Cab... composed and recorded their "Meet Me On the Equinox," specifically for the "New Moon" movie, will be revealed on September 13 via MTV's Web site during this year's MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, and on radio right after that. The full soundtrack for "New Moon" film has been announced for a October 29 release on Chop Shop/Atlantic Records. No other artists have been "officially" announced for the soundtrack, it's been reported that it will have a more indie-music sound, with performers like Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Bon Iver, Grizzly Bear and Muse appearing.
All of the tunes in "New Moon" will be exclusive to the film, either written specifically for the movie or never available anywhere else. Pick up a copy of Death Cab For Cutie's latest release; "Narrow Stairs" and listen to a clip of Death Cab bassist, Nick Harmer in a MTV interview talking about New Moon -