Jordan is joined by Jesse Reyez for the atmospheric track.
On August 06, The Suicide Squad will be released in cinemas. It looks amazing.
Don't believe us? Well check out the latest trailer below:
You may recognise a voice on the song being blasted in the background. That's because it's the one and only grandson!
The track is called 'Rain' and features Jordan locking horns with Jessie Reyez in a dark, throbbing track suited perfectly to the film's decadent atmosphere.
grandson had this to say about it:
“‘Rain’ is the theme song for making sense of personal tragedy. Through this track, I hope others find reassurance that whatever difficulty they’re going through leads to a broader, fuller perspective on life’s beauty somewhere down the road.”
“I found James Gunn as a mentor and friend during the pandemic, and we began sharing our work as I finished my album and he finished his movie. When he heard ‘Rain’ it was clear that it spoke to him. I had been a fan of Jessie for years through mutual collaborators in the Toronto/LA scene, and knew she would resonate as well and offer her own unique contribution to bring this one to the finish line.”
Director James Gunn had this to add:
“When grandson first played me ‘Rain’ I felt it pierced directly to the emotional heart of ‘The Suicide Squad. Months later, I still haven’t stopped singing it in the shower. Having Jessie on the track, another of my favourite new artists, is simply icing on the cake.”
And Jessie this:
“I respect grandson as an artist so of course I was really excited to work with him; when he called me up to bat to feature on “Rain”, it was a no-brainer. I’m also a fan of James Gunn and his work, so to be able to contribute a small part of my creativity to the world of Suicide Squad is an honour.”
You can check out the track in full, from delicate beginnings to pulsating ending, below:
It's the first new music we have heard from grandson since the release of his long-awaited debut album 'Death Of An Optimist' back in December last year.
You can check out our track by track of the record below as well: