Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Song 'The Hanging Tree' Gets Dance Remix: Listen

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.

Jennifer Lawrence made her Billboard Hot 100 debut three weeks ago, via her feature spot on James Newton Howard's Hunger Games song "The Hanging Tree." Because the Internet, that minimal folk sing-a-long has gotten its dance remix.

Stick it to the Capitol and give it a listen:

"The Hanging Tree" was written by Suzanne Collins (author of The Hunger Games series of books) and The Lumineers' Jeremiah Fraites and Wesley Schultz. The song is heard in the film first as an a cappella performance by Lawrence (in character as Katniss Everdeen), before she is joined by a choir and an orchestra.

Jennifer Lawrence Debuts on Hot 100: 'The Hanging Tree' Bows at No. 12

The song, released on Republic Records, debuted on the Hot 100 at No. 12 three weeks ago and since charted at 15 and 23.

 


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