The Italian band revealed the collaboration throughout their triumphant return to the Eurovision Music Contest grand closing in Turin, Italy on Saturday evening.
The group, composed of Damiano David, bassist Victoria De Angelis, guitarist Thomas Raggi, and drummer Ethan Torchio, have had a whirlwind year since taking dwelling the Eurovision trophy final Might. In addition to showing on “Saturday Night time Reside” and on the Coachella pageant, they’ve simply launched a brand new single, “Supermodel,” which they labored on with Swedish pop supremo Max Martin.
Along with performing “Supermodel” on Saturday evening, David revealed the glam rockers had collaborated with Luhrmann on a monitor, “If I Can Dream,” for the biopic, which options Austin Butler because the doomed music icon. “We felt an enormous connection and we determined to leap on it,” David mentioned of working with Luhrmann. “We’re actually happy with what we did, we will’t wait to see it.”
The tune is a canopy and was initially launched by Pressly in 1968.
Luhrmann is thought for infusing interval movies with trendy songs, from a canopy of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” within the flip of the century-set “Moulin Rouge” to The Cardigans’ “Lovefool” in his adaptation of “Romeo + Juliet.”
The director additionally occurs to hail from Australia, the place Eurovision is such an enormous deal that in 2015 the nation was permitted to participate within the contest as a one-off, regardless of not being a member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which organizes the occasion. Ostensibly their participation was to rejoice the competitors’s sixtieth anniversary however seven years later they proceed to discipline representatives for the competitors and have grow to be an affiliate member of the EBU.
“Elvis” is about to have its world premiere in Cannes this week.