The original track, ‘Turn Up The Sunshine,’ will feature on the soundtrack to the upcoming computer-animated comedy, Minions: The Rise of Gru. The film, which is due for release in July 2022, is the sequel to 2015’s Minions. The voice cast includes Steve Carrell, Julie Andrews, Russell Brand, Michelle Yeoh, Danny Trejo, Dolph Lundgren and more.
The soundtrack was produced and curated by Jack Antonoff, and it’s a star-studded affair. In addition to Ross and Tame Impala, the likes of Brittany Howard, St. Vincent, Brockhampton, RZA, Thundercat, Kali Uchis and Weyes Blood all appear, covering songs by Earth, Wind & Fire, Kool & the Gang, Nancy Sinatra, The Carpenters, Sly and the Family Stone and various other greats of the 1970s.
‘Turn Up The Sunshine’, by Diana Ross featuring Tame Impala, will be the album’s lead single. It’s expected on Friday, 20th May. Find the complete tracklisting below.
Minions: The Rise of Gru (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- Diana Ross: “Turn Up The Sunshine” [ft. Tame Impala]
- Brittany Howard: “Shining Star” [ft. Verdine White] (Earth, Wind & Fire)
- St. Vincent: “Funkytown” (Lipps Inc.)
- Brockhampton: “Hollywood Swinging” (Kool & the Gang)
- Kali Uchis: “Desafinado” (Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto)
- Caroline Polachek: “Bang Bang” (Nancy Sinatra)
- Thundercat: “Fly Like an Eagle” (Steve Miller Band)
- Phoebe Bridgers: “Goodbye to Love” (The Carpenters)
- Bleachers: “Instant Karma!” (John Lennon)
- Weyes Blood: “You’re No Good” (Linda Ronstadt)
- Gary Clark Jr.: “Vehicle” (The Ides of March)
- H.E.R.: “Dance to the Music” (Sly and the Family Stone)
- Tierra Whack: “Black Magic Woman” (Santana)
- Verdine White: “Cool”
- Jackson Wang: “Born to Be Alive” (Patrick Hernandez)
- The Minions: “Cecilia” (Simon & Garfunkel)
- G.E.M.: “Bang Bang” (Nancy Sinatra)
- RZA: “Kung Fu Suite”
- Heitor Pereira: “Minions: The Rise of Gru Score Suite”