The song that will accompany the sequel to “Top Gun”, expected in theaters at the end of the month, is available to listen to this Tuesday.
Promised song, due song: as she announced a few days ago, Lady Gaga unveils this Tuesday hold my hand the title she wrote for Top Gun: Maverick. This piece will accompany the end credits of this suite of Top Gun expected for May 25 in French cinemas.
“When I wrote this song for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, I didn’t even realize the myriad ways it resonates with the heart of the film, my own psyche, and the nature of the world we live in,” she wrote in a statement last week. “I worked on it for years, trying to perfect it, trying to make it ours.”
In the same message, she thanked Tom Cruise, the star of the film, Hans Zimmer, who signs the soundtrack of Top Gun: Maverickand director Joseph Kosinski.
Towards the Oscars?
Tom Gun, a cult film from 1986, told the story of a young naval aviation prodigy, Maverick, played by Tom Cruise. The 59-year-old actor returns to his role in this sequel originally scheduled for 2020 and postponed several times due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Presented in world preview last week in Las Vegas as part of CinemaCon, the film will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival on May 18 before arriving in cinemas.
Lady Gaga has already signed the music for the film A Star is Born by Bradley Cooper, released in 2018, in which she also played the main role. This song, titled Shallow, won him the Oscar for Best Original Song the following year. According to the US site variety, hold my hand could be among the songs nominated next year.