Buckley Music and Opus 19 o/b/o Third Story Music have reached
an agreement with Oscar winner Peter Jacksonís Wingnut Productions
for the use of This Mortal Coilís version of
Song to the Siren in the soon-to be released feature
film The Lovely
on the best-selling book by Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones
is the story of a 14-year-old girl from suburban Pennsylvania,
murdered by her neighbor. She tells the story from Heaven,
showing the lives of the people around her and how they have
changed all while attempting to get someone to find her lost
directed the film and co-wrote the screenplay with longtime
collaborators Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens. It stars Mark
Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Saoirse Ronan, Susan Sarandon, Stanley
Tucci, Thomas McCarthy Jake Abel and Michael Imperioli.
a long-standing policy of 4AD Records founder Ivo Watts, Song
to the Siren will not appear on any soundtrack release.
Lovely Bones will open in an Oscar-friendly December limited
release in the US, New Zealand and Australia, with a worldwide
release scheduled for January.