home  |  celeb  |  music  |  movie  |  tv
Home > Music News

Beyonce Knowles Previews 'Rise Up', Soundtrack for 'Epic'

May 13, 2013, 9:27 am GMT

The 'Bow Down' singer gives a snippet of a new song she recorded for the 20th Century Fox animation, where she will be voicing Queen Tara.



Beyonce Knowles will not only voice a character in "Epic", an upcoming animated movie by 20th Century Fox, but she also will sing her new song for the movie soundtrack, "Rise Up". The snippet of the song has already been previewed in a new TV spot for the movie.

Written by Sia Furler, who also penned Rihanna's "Diamonds" and Christina Aguilera's "Bond to You", "Rise Up" offers lush harmonies and a deeper vocal delivery. The ballad co-produced by Hit-Boy and Chase N. Cashe carries a meaningful message about courage and believe. The full version of the song will be released later this month via Columbia Records.

"Epic" hits U.S. theaters on May 24. In the film, Beyonce will voice Queen Tara, the leader of a magical world where Mary Katherine, the film's main character, tries to survive and find her way to return home.

Based on William Joyce's children book "The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs", "Epic" was directed by Chris Wedge and also stars Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Chris O'Dowd, Pitbull, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, and Aziz Ansari.



More Beyonce Knowles News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Anna Kendrick Was 'Pissed' at Jake Gyllenhaal for Bailing on 'Into the Woods'

November 27, 2014, 3:36 pm GMT

Video: Ellen DeGeneres Plays Anastasia Steele in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Spoof

November 27, 2014, 9:50 am GMT

ARIA Awards 2014: Sia Wins Big, One Direction and 5SOS Are Among Performs

November 27, 2014, 9:33 am GMT

Justin Bieber Builds Snowman With His Little Sister Jazmyn

November 27, 2014, 9:31 am GMT

'The Walking Dead' Boss Teases a Tearjerking Midseason Finale

November 27, 2014, 9:15 am GMT

Ridley Scott Responds to 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Whitewashing Backlash

November 27, 2014, 9:12 am GMT

Beyonce Shares Photo of Blue Ivy in Front of Giant Christmas Tree

November 27, 2014, 9:00 am GMT

Meghan Trainor Sings Hilarious Thanksgiving Carols on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

November 27, 2014, 8:54 am GMT
Switch to Desktop Version.