'A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III' Soundtrack – Album Premiere

Featuring original tunes by composer Liam Hayes and a Brazilian cover by Charlie Sheen

January 31, 2013 10:00 AM ET
A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III
A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III
Jim Newberry

In Roman Coppola's latest film, A Glimpse Inside The Mind of Charles Swan III, Charlie Sheen plays the titular graphic designer who gets dumped by his girlfriend, Ivana (Kathryn Winnick), then picks up the pieces of his shattered life with help from his friends, Kirby (Jason Schwartzman), Saul (Bill Murray) and Izzy (Patricia Arquette).

Now you can get an exclusive first listen at the film's soundtrack – out digitally February 5th and physically March 19th via Night Fever Music – which features an original score by Liam Hayes. Hayes, who makes music under the moniker Plush, composed indelible pop tunes for the film like "White Telescope" and "Brain Doctor" that carry a distinct Sixties vibe and are packed with orchestral accoutrements.

The soundtrack also includes the quick country number "Kirby's Song" performed by Schwartzman, while you can check out Charlie Sheen's vocal chops on the Brazilian classic "Aguas de Marco," which premiered on RollingStone.com and features the actor crooning alongside Winnick.

Charles Swan III is currently available on iTunes and due in theaters on February 8th.

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