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Gwen Stefani’s Cool gets a synth cover by Strath

STRATH COVERS GWEN STEFANI’S COOL

Most use the California poppies for pretty instagrams.

Fewer use them to film music videos.

Strath falls into the latter.

The 24-year-old Australian artist took full advantage of the super bloom in his debut music video for his latest release “Cool”. The track is a cover of the 2004 Gwen Stefani smash hit. 15 years later, Strath adds new color to the track’s pop virtues, letting his listeners stew in a sea of sweeping 80s synthesizers that smell a lot like Tame Impala.

A real highlight is the brief musical interlude in the song’s middle, where a new guitar/synth melody soars over the tight groove of spank-y drums and walking bass line. A credit to his talents as a producer, the way Strath balances many unique elements in the mix ensure that this track is a real head-bopper.

The nostalgic, slightly haunting feel of the song’s outro leaves it feeling more sombre than the original. But the playful tone of the music video — where Strath sings next to a couple that must have been making out for several hours during production — perhaps suggests otherwise.

Strath affirms in the YouTube video’s description that the video was shot with “care” in the poppy fields. Whilst we hope that was the case, we can confirm with confidence that this track is a real banger.

COOL (Stream/Download):

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ABOUT STRATH

Strath spent his first 18 years in Melbourne, Australia, writing songs during the day while playing in different jazz and rock bands at night. He moved halfway across the world to go to Harvard, where he spent the next 4 years making movies and even more tracks. After graduation, he relocated to LA, where he’s released a number of singles including “Loops,” “I Know You Too Well” and a cover of the 2004 Gwen Stefani smash hit, “Cool.” He plans on releasing lots of new music in 2019.

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Teen Spirit Original Soundtrack

TEEN SPIRIT ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK SET FOR APRIL 5 RELEASE ON INTERSCOPE RECORDS

ELLE FANNING – WHO STARS IN FILM – PERFORMS THE MUSIC OF ROBYN, ELLIE GOULDING, ANNIE LENNOX, TEGAN AND SARA, SIGRID AND MORE

FIRST OFFICIAL CLIP FEATURING “DANCING ON MY OWN” AND SONG AVAILABLE TODAY; WATCH THE CLIP HERE

FROM THE PRODUCER OF LA LA LAND AND WRITER/DIRECTOR MAX MINGHELLA, TEEN SPIRIT WILL BE IN THEATRES THIS APRIL

On April 5, Interscope Records will release Teen Spirit Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. In the film – which screened last night at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival and opens in April – Elle Fanning plays Violet, a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Making his directorial debut, Max Minghella creates a modern fairytale, scored to a lush pop soundtrack.

Elle Fanning’s soaring rendition of the iconic Robyn song “Dancing On My Own,” was released today along with the first official clip. Listen HERE and view the video HERE. Individuals can pre-order the album commencing today.

The 14-track collection also includes Fanning’s covers of songs by such preeminent female artists as Ellie Goulding (“Lights”), Annie Lennox (“Little Bird”), Tegan and Sara (“I Was A Fool”) and Sigrid (“Don’t Kill My Vibe”) plus “Wildflowers,” a new song written by Carly Rae Jepsen and Jack Antonoff. Fanning is joined by cast members on “Good Time,” which was a 2x Platinum hit for Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen. Clara Rugaard, who plays a fellow contestant, covers “Tattooed Heart,” a song from Ariana Grande’s 2013 album, Yours Truly. The original versions of No Doubt’s “Just A Girl,” Grimes’ “Genesis” and Major Lazer’s “Lean On” feat. MØ & DJ Snake also appear on the soundtrack.

Fanning put months of work into preparing for the role, working closely with executive music producer Marius de Vries and performing all the singing live. In addition to de Vries, the team assembled by Berger included music supervisor Steven Gizicki and music co-producer Eldad Guetta, who had also worked with the Berger on La La Land. (The La La Land soundtrack, released by Interscope Records in 2016, won a GRAMMY® Award.)

Teen Spirit stars Elle Fanning (The Beguiled, 20th Century Women), Zlatko Buric (Pusher, 2012) and Rebecca Hall (Christine, The Gift). Directed and written by Max Minghella (The Social Network, “The Handmaid’s Tale”) and produced by Fred Berger (La La Land, Destroyer). Executive Producers are Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool), Max Minghella, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (I Think We’re Alone Now, Insidious film series), David Garett (Step Up, Happy-Go-Lucky), Dan Fisher (Low Tide), John Janick, Steve Berman, Anthony Seyler, Mickey Liddell (Jackie, I Can Only Imagine) and Pete Shilaimon (Anthropoid, Megan Leavey). Michael C. Constable (Free Fire, How to Build a Bird) served as Co-Producer.

Teen Spirit Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Tracklisting:

  1. Grimes – Genesis
  2. Elle Fanning – I Was A Fool
  3. Marius de Vries & Eldad Guetta (feat. Elle Fanning) – E.T.
  4. No Doubt – Just A Girl
  5. Elle Fanning – Dancing On My Own
  6. Elle Fanning – Lights
  7. Elle Fanning – Little Bird
  8. Major Lazer – Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake)
  9. Elle Fanning, Teen Spirit Finalists – Good Time
  10. The Shades – Teenage Kicks
  11. Clara Rugaard – Tattooed Heart
  12. Elle Fanning – Don’t Kill My Vibe
  13. Orbital (feat. Elle Fanning) – Halycon
  14. Elle Fanning – Wildflowers

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Elle Fanning Sings “Lights” in New Movie

Watch the Official Trailer for TEEN SPIRIT, featuring Elle Fanning performing “Lights” by Ellie Goulding HERE

LD Entertainment & Bleecker Street will release TEEN SPIRIT in select theaters April 5

Written & Directed by: Max Minghella

Starring: Elle Fanning, Rebecca Hall, Zlatko Buric, Agnieszka Grochowska

Produced by: Fred Berger (La La Land)

Violet (Elle Fanning) is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.

Featuring Elle Fanning performing music by Robyn, Ellie Goulding, Tegan & Sara, Annie Lennox, Orbital, Sigrid, Carly Rae Jepsen & Jack Antonoff. Additional music by Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Grimes, The Undertones, Aqua, Alice Deejay, Whigfield, Major Lazer and No Doubt

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