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Pharrell and Johnny Marr Combine on Moody ‘Spider-Man’ Ballad ‘Here’

Didn't that guy in the hat just sing about being happy all the time?

By: John Surico // April 16, 2014

With great power comes great sentimentality, or something like that. Pharrell’s “Here” is the latest track to be released off The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack, following his collaboration with Alicia Keyes and Kendrick Lamar on “It’s On Again.” The orchestrated symphony of emotions — scored by none other than Hans Zimmer and featuring (of all people!) revered former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr — is a step away from the upbeat cool splattered all over Pharrell’s latest album, G I R L, as the crooner belts, “A delusion is a flight, first class to nowhere.” And, for the franchise at least, it’s a major upgrade from Chad Kroeger’s “Hero.”

The album is out on Columbia Records on April 22nd.