Tune in today as Panic! At The Disco unveil their contribution to “Suicide Squad: The Album” with a powerful cover of QUEEN’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”onZane Lowe’s Beats 1Show on Apple Music.
Panic! At The Disco frontman, Brendon Urie, will also call into the show for an exclusive interview with Zane Lowe himself. Panic! At The Disco are an award-winning, GRAMMY nominated, internationally acclaimed rock band whose latest album, Death Of A Bachelor debuted No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Currently, they’re wrapping up a North American co-headline tour with Weezer that will have played to half a million fans at the end of its run.
Suicide Squad: The Album has been celebrated all week long on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Show with a series of exclusive interviews and “World Record” worldwide premieres. The week kicked off Monday with the premiere of Kehlani’s“Gangsta” alongside a special interview with SUICIDE SQUADwriter/director David Ayer; followed by “Standing In The Rain,” from Action Bronson, Mark Ronson and Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys), with Ronson sitting in for a one-on-one chat alongside Lowe. Yesterday, Grimes debuted the hard-hitting anthem, “Medieval Warfare”, and sat down with Zane Lowe to discuss the song. All new tracks are available for purchase and streaming on Apple Music upon their Beats 1 premieres.
Suicide Squad: The Albumis already proving to be a record-breaking soundtrack with its first two singles simultaneously reaching the top 5 on the US iTunes chart, a feat unachieved by any other soundtrack to date. The highly-anticipated collection of unprecedented artist collaborations and previously unreleased material also includes the new smash singles “Heathens” from Twenty One Pilots (which has already reached top 5 at alternative radio) and “Sucker for Pain” from Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic and Ty Dolla $ign (feat. X Ambassadors). The music videos for “Heathens” and “Sucker for Pain” – which both include never-before-released film footage – have over 99 million combined views on YouTube. Both tracks are currently climbing sales, streaming and radio charts globally with over 98.5 million combined streams worldwide. “Purple Lamborghini” by Skrillex & Rick Ross had its world premiere on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Show last week earning immediate acclaim from a wide range of media outlets. “As dope as you could imagine,” exclaimed Billboard. “This track is a monster,” raved Stereogum. “Purple Lamborghini” will be joined this Friday by an explosive companion video of its own – highlighted by a special appearance from SUICIDE SQUADstar Jared Leto as The Joker.
“SUICIDE SQUAD: THE ALBUM” was produced by Atlantic Records President of Film & TV and GRAMMY® Award-winning soundtrack producer Kevin Weaver (FURIOUS 7, Boardwalk Empire, The Fault In Our Stars, Girls Volumes 1 & 2, True Blood Volumes 1 & 2) and Creative Officer of Warner Music Group and CEO of both Artist Publishing and Partner Groups, Mike Caren, who co-A&Red, with Weaver, the massively successful “FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” and has been responsible for signing more than twenty gold and platinum-selling artists, including Trey Songz, T.I., Flo Rida, and Wiz Khalifa.