Johnny Marr has announced that he will be playing at the premiere of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” movie in New York this week. He appears on the official soundtrack alongside Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar. The movie, which stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx, has its official premiere in New York this Thursday 24th April. There will be a live stream of the red carpet premiere at 6pm (EST) and the concert will be streamed back on Tuesday 28th April at 8pm (EST). In addition to this the collaboration between Johnny and Pharrell Williams called “Here” has also been made available.
The following day, Friday 25th April, Johnny will be appearing on the Jimmy Fallon show on NBC to perform with Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar on “It’s On Again”, also taken from “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” soundtrack.
Speaking of this week’s premiere Johnny says “It’s been great working on Spider-Man and collaborating with Hans Zimmer again. We’ve got a bit of a team now of great musicians who I worked with on “Inception” and having Pharrell and Alicia on it has made it quite amazing.”
Watch the live stream here: https://movies.yahoo.com/spider-man-live/
Johnny Marr is currently working on the follow-up to his Top 10 debut solo album “The Messenger” which will be released in the autumn.