The Hunger Games’ Jennifer Lawrence has already staked a claim on the silver screen. Now the film star most recognized for her role as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games franchise can add hit vocalist to her list of accomplishments.
The soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 has produced a surprise hit single in the UK with The Hanging Tree currently sitting at #14 on the UK singles chart. Written by composer James Newton Howard and featuring the alluring vocals of Jennifer Lawrence, The Hanging Tree borrows from Appalachian and old English ballad roots and has immediately captivated the ear of movie goers.
Reminiscent of Emmy Rossum’s singing debut in The Songcatcher, Jennifer Lawrence’s vocal performance on The Hanging Tree is sure to have her fans longing for more.