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Music From the Motion Picture 'Spring Breakers'

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March 19, 2013

Skrillex teamed up with seasoned film composer/ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Cliff Martinez to score Spring Breakers, in which Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens go wild and James Franco plays a rapper-criminal. Along with previously released songs by Gucci Mane, Meek Mill and Ellie Goulding (and one where Franco flows in character),  Skrillex has embedded an EP's worth of new material (two solo tracks, three with Martinez). It's refined, minimalist, often quite lovely and even chiller than Trent Reznor's Social Network score. He could have a second career in Hollywood once the whole dubstep thing dries up.

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