Hollywood (California), USA – EMI Classics / EMI Music Catalog Marketing will release the official motion picture soundtrack to La Vie en Rose, the dramatic real-life story of French chanteuse Edith Piaf. The 27-track collection, to be released May 22 on CD and digitally, features remastered original Piaf recordings, selections from the film’s original score by Christopher Gunning and new song adaptations from the film. Distributed in the U.S. by Picturehouse, La Vie en Rose opens in New York and Los Angeles on June 8.
Edith Piaf’s tragic life was reflected in poignant ballads sung with a heartbreaking voice. Among La Vie en Rose: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’s 27 tracks are 11 remastered Edith Piaf classics, including " La Vie en Rose," "Hymne a L’amour" (Hymn To Love), "Milord" and "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien."A Legende and TF1 production, La Vie en Rose is the film written and directed by Olivier Dahan (Crimson Rivers 2, The Little Tom Thumb) and produced by Ilan Goldman (Crimson Rivers 1 and 2 and 1492). The film stars Marion Cotillard (Ridley Scott’s A Good Year, A Very Long Engagement) as Piaf and Gerard Depardieu as Louis Leplee.
La Vie en Rose follows Edith Piaf’s rise from the slums of Paris to the triumphant limelight of the world stage, all the while struggling with passionate romances and personal tragedies. Today, more than 40 years after her 1963 death, Edith Piaf is an entertainment icon, remembered and revered around the world as one of the greatest French singers of all time.
Buy La Vie en Rose.
For more information about the film and to listen to music from EMI Classics’ official soundtrack, visit www.edithpiafmovie.com.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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