Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have set singer-songwriter Karen O to perform nominated tune “The Moon Song” live on the March 2 Oscarcast. With music by Karen O, and lyric by Karen O and Spike Jonze, the song was written for Jonze’s Her. The three other tunes nominated for Best Original Song are “Happy” from Despicable Me 2, “Let It Go” from Frozen and “Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Karen O is the lead singer of the band Yeah Yeah Yeahs and she previously co-wrote original songs for Jonze’s Where The Wild Things Are. She’s also performed on the soundtracks of Frankenweenie, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and I’m Not There.
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