oscars 2014

Listen to All the Best Original Song Oscar Nominees

After you’re finished crying over Lana Del Rey’s snub, take a listen to the Oscar picks for Best Original Song. “What is Alone Yet Not Alone?” you might wonder. (It’s a film about a German-American immigrant family during the French and Indian War.) “Why does U2 have to win everything?” you might wonder. And you’re right about it all. Shhh, just skip to Pharrell.

“Alone Yet Not Alone” (Alone Yet Not Alone)
Music by Bruce Broughton; lyrics by Dennis Spiegel; performed by Joni Eareckson Tada

“Happy” (Despicable Me 2)
Music and lyrics by Pharrell Williams

“Let It Go” (Frozen)
Music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez; performed by Idina Menzel

“Her” (Her)
Music by Karen O; lyric by Karen O and Spike Jonze; performed by Karen O

“Ordinary Love” (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)
Music by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen — a.k.a. U2; lyrics by Paul Hewson; performed by U2

Listen to All the Best Original Song Oscar Noms