Elton, Basement Jaxx Wink 'Queer Eye'
Capitol has set a Feb. 10 release for "What's That Sound," the soundtrack to the smash reality show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." Beyond new songs from Elton John and Basement Jaxx, the album willCapitol has set a Feb. 10 release for "What's That Sound," the soundtrack to the smash reality show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." As tipped here in October, the album is led by the show's theme song, "All Things (Just Keep Getting Better), penned by Widelife. A video was recently shot on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York by director Wayne Isham (Metallica, Sheryl Crow).
The album will also include new songs from Elton John (tentatively titled "Run for Love") and Basement Jaxx ("Good Luck"), a previously unreleased Chemical Brothers remix of the new Kylie Minogue single "Slow," Jamelia's U.K. hit "Superstar" and a track mixing music from Fischerspooner and Billy Squier. Tracks from Liz Phair and In-Grid will also be featured.
"What's That Sound" will be the first in a series of releases from Capitol and "Queer Eye" producers Scout Productions, with future installments tipped to focus on "show-related theme records."
"As we have been able to introduce better taste and sensibilities in living to prime time television, we will be able to introduce great music to a new audience," Scout executive director of creative services Rob Eric says in a statement.