June 23, 2022

St. Vincent goes straight to “Funkytown.” Right now, Annie Clark has unveiled her cowl of the Lipps Inc. traditional for the soundtrack to Minions: The Rise of Gru. Take a pay attention beneath.

“Gained’t you’re taking me to funkytown?/ Gained’t you’re taking me to funkytown?/ Gained’t take me to funkyto-own?/ Gained’t you’re taking me to funkytown?” she asks repeatedly with a wholesome quantity of vocoder over a bouncing, synth-driven beat produced by Jack Antonoff.

The track will probably be featured within the upcoming sequel to 2015’s Minions, which guarantees to inform “the origin story of how Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), the world’s best supervillain, first met his iconic Minions, cast cinema’s most despicable crew and confronted off in opposition to probably the most unstoppable legal pressure ever assembled,” all set within the flash of the Nineteen Seventies.

The animated film hits theaters nationwide on July 1st — the identical day the soundtrack drops in full that includes the likes of Diana Ross (“Flip Up the Sunshine” with Tame Impala), Phoebe Bridgers (The Carpenters’ “Goodbye to Love”), Caroline Polachek (Nancy Sinatra’s “Bang Bang”), Weyes Blood (Linda Ronstadt’s “You’re No Good”), and extra.

This September, St. Vincent is about to take the stage at Bourbon & Past Competition 2022 alongside headliners Jack White, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, and Chris Stapleton. She’ll even be opening for Roxy Music’s fiftieth anniversary tour beginning September seventh at Toronto’s Scotiabank Area. Get tickets to see St. Vincent stay in live performance right here.

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