Peter Buck caught up with First Aid Kit for an alternate take on the classic R.E.M. song, “Walk Unafraid”, as heard on the recently released, WILD – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
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This morning, Reese Witherspoon, who portrays bestselling author Cheryl Strayed in Wild was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Actress-Leading Role category. Laura Dern has been nominated for Best Actress-Supporting Role, for her stunning portrayal of Cheryl’s mother, Bobbi.
Wild: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, the musical companion to the film was released on November 10, 2015 by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Legacy Recordings, gathers an array of era-spanning tracks including a stunning new cover of R.E.M.’s “Walk Unafraid,” performed by acclaimed Swedish folk-pop duo, First Aid Kit. In addition, the 15-track collection featured in the film, showcasing such legendary artists as Bruce Springsteen, Simon & Garfunkel, Leonard Cohen, Wings, Portishead, Lucinda Williams, and more.