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Neil Finn Of Crowded House Will Provide End Credits Song To 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'

by Kevin Jagernauth
October 9, 2012 9:19 AM
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While the ingredients might seem the same -- Middle Earth, hobbits, dwarves, adventure, Gandalf, etc. -- Peter Jackson's upcoming "The Hobbit" trilogy will likely offer up some key differences from his "The Lord Of The Rings" series of movies. And when it comes to the soundtrack, it looks like Jackson will be switching up the game too.

While 'Fellowship Of The Ring,' 'The Two Towers' and 'The Return Of The King' all featured end credits tunes by women -- Enya, Emiliana Torrini and Annie Lennox respectively -- for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," the director has turned to fellow New Zealander and Crowded House member Neil Finn. There's no word yet on the title of the song or if he'll be joined by his bandmates, but it perhaps suggests a different tonal direction for the music that will play as you unstick your feet from the theater floor.

Howard Shore returns to compose the score, and while there are no other soundtrack details yet, with just a couple of months to go until the movie hits theaters, those details should be dropping very soon. Book 'An Unexpected Journey' on December 14th. [The One Ring]

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  • K. Sandilands | October 31, 2012 8:27 AMReply

    Great, just what this movie needs, more people that just looks like fat, bloated grey haired old lesbians that can't afford a haircut. How the mighty have fallen. Oh yeah, Crowded House is gay, gay people listen to it because it's gay, i'm not gay so I don't listen to Crowed House.

  • Real | October 9, 2012 2:35 PMReply

    LMAO! As a Flight of the Conchords fan somehow this seems so apt!

  • jonathan | October 9, 2012 1:50 PMReply

    Hey now, hey now... this is weird.

  • heidi | October 9, 2012 10:49 AMReply

    This is such phenomenal news! Love Neil and love LOTR so a combination of the two is squee-tastic.

  • Christian | October 9, 2012 12:43 PM

    Well, that's just CRAZY because I literally just listened to the Crowded House album Woodface which is a masterpiece. Can't wait!

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