St. Vincent Covers “Funkytown” for New Minions Soundtrack: Listen

St. Vincent Covers “Funkytown” for New Minions Soundtrack: Listen

Her Jack Antonoff–produced rendition of the Lipps Inc. song appears on the Minions: The Rise of Gru soundtrack alongside tracks by Tame Impala, Phoebe Bridgers, Thundercat, and more

June 3, 2022

Minion as St. Vincent

Minion, image courtesy of Decca Records

The latest recording from St. Vincent is her cover of the Lipps Inc. hit “Funkytown.” It appears on the upcoming Minions: The Rise of Gru soundtrack, which was produced and curated by Jack Antonoff. Give it a listen below.

Earlier this year, St. Vincent won the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album. Her album Daddy’s Home also was cited in Antonoff’s win for Producer of the Year. Antonoff and Annie Clark previously won Best Rock Song for St. Vincent’s song “Masseduction.”

The stacked Minions soundtrack also features music by Tame Impala and Diana Ross (“Turn Up the Sunshine”), Kali Uchis (“Desafinado”), Phoebe Bridgers, Brittany Howard, Caroline Polachek, Thundercat, Weyes Blood, and more. The album arrives July 1 to coincide with the movie’s theatrical release.

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