‘The Great’: Listen To ‘Bird On A Wire’ By Simone Istwa | The Playlist

The Great: "Bird On A Wire" by Simone Istwa | Lakeshore Records

The single is a haunting cover of Leonard Cohen’s song, “Bird on a Wire,” performed by Simone Istwa, and produced by Zachary Dawes, with Maggie Phillips serving as the music supervisor, bringing the song to the series. The cover is a beautiful rendition of one of Cohen’s more well-known songs, showcasing the incredible voice of Istwa.

No doubt if you’ve bingwatched Hulu’s entire new series, The Great, starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult, then you’ve probably noticed the song, “Bird On A Wire” performed by Simone Istwa.  The good folks over at The Playlist recently premiered the single, which is “produced by Zachary Dawes, with Maggie Phillips serving as the music supervisor, bringing the song to the series.”

Her renditon of the Leonard Cohen classic can be found in the forthcoming The Great (Original Series Soundtrack), featuring score by Nathan Barr (“Hollywood”, “Fosse/Verdon”).  The album is out Friday, May 22 on Lakeshore Records, but if you can’t wait for the full album to drop this Friday, you can get your hands on the single now, digitally!

Download the single: [Digital]



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The Great (Original Series Soundtrack)
Nathan Barr

01. Intro
02. You Must Trust Me
03. In The Court
04. Hats From Paris
05. The Party
06. He’ll Be On You
07. Raccoon
08. Bathtub
09. Escape
10. Chess Game
11. Tea Dance
12. Archie’s Blessing
13. You Told Him
14. She Has Never Seen My Face
15. The Way Things Were
16. Leo Vronsky
17. Fire Dance
18. Do What We Want
19. Journey To The Front
20. Knife In Pocket
21. Tainting The Borscht
22. Next In Line
23. Let Them Come
24. It Is Over
25. Huzzah
26. Bird On A Wire – Simone Istwa  

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