Disney released a new look at Cruella and the song “Call me Cruella” from Florence + the Machine.

 

What’s Happening:

  • Disney has released a new sneak peek at the upcoming film Cruella featuring the song “Call me Cruella” from Florence + the Machine.
  • The song will be part of the Cruella soundtrack and the original score album coming out on May 21, before the movie hits theaters and Disney+ Premier Access on May 28.
  • You can listen to the official Cruella playlist here.

What They’re Saying:

  • Florence Welch on the collaboration: “Some of the first songs I ever learned how to sing were Disney songs. And the villains often got the best numbers. So to help create and perform a song for Cruella is the fulfillment of a long held childhood dream. I’m so grateful to Nicholas Britell and Disney for allowing me so much creative freedom, and for trusting me with Cruella’s beautiful madness.”
  • Nicholas Britell, Composer: "I am a massive fan of Florence’s, so it was a true joy to collaborate with her on “Call me Cruella.” With both this song and the Cruella score itself, the goal was to really embrace the raw rock aesthetic of 60’s and 70’s London. We recorded everything using all vintage gear and analog tape at Abbey Road and AIR Studios in London, melding orchestral elements with electric guitars and basses, organs, keyboards, and drums."

About Cruella:

  • Cruella, which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.”

You can check out Cruella when it comes to theaters and Disney+ Premier Access (additional one-time fee) on Friday, May 28.

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