April 5th, 2013
10:30 AM ET
When the track list for "The Great Gatsby" soundtrack was released on Thursday, most of us weren't surprised to see that it included the rumored Beyonce and Andre 3000 cover of Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black."
But when the reports first spread earlier this week, Amy Winehouse's father, Mitch, had been none the wiser.
"First I have heard about Beyonce and Back to Black. Sounds like some of you don't like the idea," he tweeted Tuesday. "I don't know this but what if Beyonce gave £100,000 to foundation. Do you know how many kids that would help? Just putting it out there."
Again, he reiterated, "This is the first I have heard of Beyonce doing Amys song."
Fans got to hear a snippet of the revamped single in the latest trailer for "The Great Gatsby."
As Joel Edgerton's Tom Buchanan questions the identity of Leonardo DiCaprio's Jay Gatsby - sparking an explosive response - viewers can hear the strains of a retooled "Back to Black" playing in the background of the first 30 seconds of the trailer.
Beyonce's husband Jay-Z is producing the soundtrack, which also includes music from The xx, Lana Del Rey, Gotye, Sia, Will.i.am and Jay-Z himself.
The industry mogul worked on the sound with "Gatsby" director Baz Luhrmann for two years, aiming to "capture, translate and contrast the feelings of Fitzgerald's decadent era with that of our own, using hip-hop and jazz, music contemporary and period, to bring two distinct American moments to simultaneous life."
Luhrmann himself said in March that when approaching "Gatsby," he questioned how he could "elicit from our audience the same level of excitement and pop-cultural immediacy toward the world that Fitzgerald did for his audience? And in our age, the energy of jazz is caught in the energy of hip-hop."
Which seems to explain why Jay-Z and Kanye West's collaboration with Frank Ocean, "No Church in the Wild," has featured prominently in past "Gatsby" trailers.
Check out the full tracklist for the soundtrack below. The music to "The Great Gatsby" will be available on May 7, just ahead of the movie's U.S. debut on May 10. "The Great Gatsby" will also open the Cannes Film Festival on May 15.
1. "100$ Bill" – JAY Z
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