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Hear Wes Anderson's new movie Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson's highly anticipated upcoming film, Moonrise Kingdom, had us in January when the trailer was first released. The film which is about two tweens who fall in love and devise a plan to run away together and stars Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Bruce Willis and Edward Norton, will open May 25 in New York and Los Angeles. But you can take a listen now--as the soundtrack was released today.

ABCKO the record company handling the release says of the soundtrack: "Grounded in the elegiac compositions of classical composer Benjamin Britten, whose majestic choral NOYES FLUDDE ignites the film's young lovers, Moonrise Kingdom features masterworks performed by Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic as well as popular gems performed by French chanteuse Françoise Hardy and the legendary country troubadour Hank Williams." The track "After the Storm" which can be heard over the film's credits was narrated by Jared Gilman who plays Sam in the movie.

Visit Abcko's site for more on the Wes Anderson Moonrise Kingdom soundtrack. Watch the trailer for the film below.

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