Radiohead and composer Hans Zimmer have collaborated for the upcoming BBC‘s Blue Planet II documentary.
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The new track titled ‘(Ocean) Bloom‘ is an orchestral version of Radiohead’s ‘Bloom‘ from their 2011 album ‘The King Of Limbs‘.
According to the BBC, the remake was recorded by the BBC Concert Orchestra under the Oscar-winning composer’s direction with new vocals from Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.
“’Bloom’ was inspired by the original Blue Planet series, so it’s great to be able to come full circle with the song and reimagine it for this incredible landmark’s sequel” said Yorke in a press release.
He then added “Hans is a prodigious composer who effortlessly straddles several musical genres so it was liberating for us all to work with such a talent and see how he wove the sound of the series and ‘Bloom’ together.”
‘(Ocean) Bloom‘ will debut on September 27th during the release of a five-minute prequel feature for Blue Planet II.
Watch Hans Zimmer perform the BBC America theme of ‘Planet Earth II‘ below!