Danny Elfman is reprising his live-to-film performances of The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas and he’s tapped Phoebe Bridgers to sing the a part of Sally. The live shows will happen on December 9 and 10 at London’s OVO Area Wembley. Elfman will star as Jack Skellington and Ken Web page will sing as Oogie Boogie, as each do within the unique 1993 film. John Mauceri will conduct the BBC Live performance Orchestra for the event and will probably be joined by Greg Proops, Randy Crenshaw, Fletcher Sheridan, and violinist Sandy Cameron. Watch a teaser video for the reveals under.
Final yr, Elfman carried out an analogous live-to-film model of The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas with Billie Eilish singing as Sally, which was livestreamed. Again in August, Elfman launched the brand new LP Greater. Messier., a group of remixes primarily based on his 2021 solo album Huge Mess. He additionally tapped into his iconic discography as a composer throughout his viral set at Coachella this summer time.
Phoebe Bridgers’ final launched a report, her Copycat Killer EP, in 2020. She lately opened up about her personal abortion story, created a vegan taco for charity, and joined the solid of the upcoming A24 horror movie I Noticed the TV Glow alongside Fred Durst and Snail Mail. She additionally dropped the one “Sidelines” and hopped onstage with the likes of Christian Lee Hutson, Jesus and Mary Chain, Clairo, and the Killers.
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