Presenting Johnny Jewel’s “The Hacker” From ‘Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell’

The world of Ghost In The Shell naturally echoes with a synthesis of automated sounds, industrialized textures and cyberpunk artistry. Johnny Jewel‘s composition “The Hacker” begins with portentous ticking punctuated by electronic swells as it rises towards a cinematic break that’s as stunning as it is scintillating.  Today (March 24), the track which appears on Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell [Paramount Pictures via Kobalt Music Recordings]–due out on March 31–is now available with the album’s pre-order at:

Listen to Johnny Jewel’s “The Hacker” now here: 

From the pages of the original 1989 Japanese manga by iconic Masamune Shirow to the 2017 Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment‘s big screen adaptation of Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson as its heroine, this immortal tale seamlessly lends itself to the ebb and flow of electronic music.  The complete track listing for Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell is:

01) Kenji Kawai- “Utai IV Reawakening” (Steve Aoki remix)

02) Johnny Jewel – “The Hacker”

03) Boys Noize – “Cathryn’s Peak”

04) DJ Shadow ft. Nils Frahm – “Scars”

05) Above & Beyond – “Surge”

06) IO Echo – “Aokigahara Forest” (Album Only)

07) Tricky – “Escape”

08) Ki: Theory – “Enjoy The Silence” (Album Only)

09) Johnny Jewel – “Free Fall”

10) Gary Numan – “Bed Of Thorns”

11) Johnny Jewel – “The Key”

12) Kenji Kawai- “Utai IV Reawakening”

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