Mirel Wagner & Benjamin Wallfisch cover Ramones for ‘A Cure for Wellness’ OST
Film director Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Ring, Rango) has a new psychological thriller, A Cure for Wellness, coming out on February 17. It was scored by Benjamin Wallfisch (who recently grabbed a Golden Globe nomination for his score to Hidden Figures with Pharrell and Hans Zimmer but lost to La La Land), and the soundtrack includes Wallfisch covering the Ramones classic “I Wanna Be Sedated” with vocals by the great Sub Pop-signed songwriter Mirel Wagner. They strip the song down until it sounds like a gorgeous, somber folk song, and it’s a really effective take. A small sample of the cover is in the film’s trailer, but we’re premiering the full song in this post. We’ve also got the premiere of Wallfisch’s “Bicycle,” an orchestral segment from the film.
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