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'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Soundtrack Features Coldplay, Patti Smith, The National, The Weeknd & More

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist September 26, 2013 at 12:05PM

For better or worse, the YA franchise format was established with "Twilight," and the ingredients that always have to be in the mix are: a difficult romance, kids rallying against authority and a kick-ass soundtrack of hipster faves and parent-friendly choices to keep everyone happy. And "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is certainly keeping up with the latter tradition.
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

For better or worse, the YA franchise format was established with "Twilight," and the ingredients that always have to be in the mix are: a difficult romance, kids rallying against authority and a kick-ass soundtrack of hipster faves and parent-friendly choices to keep everyone happy. And "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is certainly keeping up with the latter tradition.

Today, the complete soundtrack details for the film have dropped and it's a pretty interesting and zany mix of tunes. We already knew Coldplay was going to be on there, but the rest of the set is rounded out by younger skewing acts like the electro r'n'b of The Weeknd, the rising Lorde and Ellie Goulding, dance fave Santigold and footstompers The Lumineers. Meanwhile, Moms and Dads will be puzzled the legendary Patti Smith's decision to get in on the action, while The National will bring their unique brand of sadrock. Finally, Christina Aguilera? Who's that for?

Executive produced by T-Bone Burnett, the soundtrack drops physically and digitally on November 19th with the movie arriving on November 22nd. Tracklisting below.

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Soundtrack Tracklist

1. “Atlas” – Coldplay
2. “Silhouettes” – Of Monsters and Men
3. “Elastic Heart” – Sia (ft. The Weeknd & Diplo)
4. “Lean” – The National
5. “We Remain” – Christina Aguilera
6. “Devil May Cry” – The Weeknd
7. “Who We Are” – Imagine Dragons
8. “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” – Lorde
9. “Gale Song” – The Lumineers
10. “Mirror” – Ellie Goulding
11. “Capital Letter” – Patti Smith
12. “Shooting Arrows At The Sky” – Santigold
13. “Place For Us” – Mikky Ekko
14. “Lights” – Phantogram
15. “Angel On Fire” – Antony and the Johnsons

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack Cover

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