Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood shares new instrument, “Licorice Pizza” [Listen]
Radiohead guitarist and keyboardist Jonny greenwood shared a new instrument called “Licorice Pizza”. Produced by Graeme stewart, Greenwood wrote the play for the Paul thomas anderson movie of the same name.
Featuring Alana Chaim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom is waiting, Bradley Cooper, and Benny Safdie, Licorice Pizza takes place in the San Fernando Valley in 1973. The film follows a high school student Gary Valentin (Hoffman) and a young professional named Alana kane (Haim), who become friends, start a business together, audition for acting roles, and get involved in a campaign for mayoralty throughout the coming-of-age drama.
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The three-minute magnetic and lively orchestral instrumental begins with lightly plucked string instruments. Carrying a moderate tempo, “Licorice Pizza” introduces more layers of sound as the song progresses until its top delivers a wall of charismatic sound.
The film’s soundtrack includes contributions from David Bowie, Nina simone, Paul McCartney and Wings, Sonny & Cher, Gordon lightfoot, and more. Check out Jonny Greenwood’s “Licorice Pizza” and the soundtrack below. Additionally, click here for additional listening options.
Licorice Pizza is currently showing in select theaters, including the Regency Theater in Los Angeles, California, as well as the AMC Theater Lincoln Square 13, East Village, and the Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn 7 Cinema in New York, NY. The film will hit theaters on December 25 across the country.
Jonny Greenwood – “Licorice Pizza”
Licorice Pizza (Official soundtrack of the film)
[H/TÂ Rolling Stone]