“Breaking Dawn” Artists Express Surprise Over Being Included on Soundtrack

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Movie News, Music

MTV News spoke with Christina Perri, whose new track “A Thousand Years” will appear in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, to get her initial reaction to the news. Listen to a portion of interview below:

Christina goes on to tell MTV just how big of a Twilight fan she is:

“Yes, I am 1,000 percent a ‘Twilight’ fan. I can’t even deny that I am actually, in fact, a Twi-Hard and have a ‘Twilight’ tattoo,” she laughed, also revealing that she’s Team Edward. “I got a tattoo on my wrist that says ‘bitten,’ and it’s written in the font of all the book titles. So, yes, I am of one the big, geeky fans.”

Check out the rest of the interview here. It’s a must-read!

On the flipside here’s MTV’s interview with The Joy Formidable, whose “Endtapes” made it on the soundtrack,  but who should be considered Twilight newbies:

‘I can’t say I’ve ever read one. I haven’t seen the films either, but I have heard the soundtracks, and I was familiar with some of the songs, you know, Metric and the Black Keys,’ frontwoman Ritzy Bryan told MTV News. ‘So I was more aware of the musical side of ‘Twilight’ than I was the books or the movies. Actually, I know very little [about the books]. I know they’re about vampires, and I know they’ve connected very much with an audience … so they’re obviously much enjoyed by a lot of people.’

The rest of the interview covers what their song is about and whether or not they’ll be at the movie’s premiere.

Which track are you most excited to hear?

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