London-based musician Sampha has unveiled a new song for the Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet-starring film Beautiful Boy, out today. “Treasure” doesn’t stray too far from Sampha’s usual work, focused around piano and Sampha’s angelic falsetto. Last year, he released the Mercury Prize-winning album Process and, since then, has shared a cover of Solange’s “Cranes In the Sky” and appeared on an Everything Is Recorded track.
The Beautiful Boy soundtrack also includes music by Mogwai, Massive Attack, Nirvana, David Bowie, Tim Buckley, Sigur Rós, John Lennon, Zola Jesus, Aphex Twin, and more. Listen to “Treasure” and watch Sampha’s 2017 KEXP in-studio performance below.
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