Charli XCX & Simon Le Bon Collaborate On “Kingdom”: Listen To The ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Track

Bianca Gracie | November 14, 2014 9:27 am

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack is proving to be a stellar one, and the latest tune released from the compilation is “Kingdom” — a collaboration between Charli XCX and Duran Duran‘s Simon Le Bon. For the song, the rowdy “London Queen” chanteuse tones down her usual punky edge and shows off a more delicate side.

“Kingdom” is quite the lovely ballad, as Charli XCX’s soft vocals drape over the glimmering piano melody. Le Bon comes in towards the end for a brief moment, as the track gets more glitchy and distorted.

The Lorde-curated Hunger Games soundtrack (out on November 17) features songs like Stromae‘s “Meltdown,” CHVRCHES‘ “Dead Air” and the Lorde/Miguel/The Chemical Brothers mashup “This Is Not A Game.” Listen to “Kingdom” after the jump!

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