A new trailer for Disney’s Maleficent debuted during Sunday’s telecast of the Grammys, and was immediately released online by Disney soon after.
The trailer featured a new rendition of “Once Upon A Dream,” the song from Disney’s classic animated feature Sleeping Beauty, by award-winning singer/songwriter Lana Del Rey.
Seconds after the trailer debuted, Disney announced that for a limited time, Lana Del Rey’s “Once Upon a Dream” will be available as a FREE download on Google Play, Google’s online store offering digital music, movies, books, games, and more.
You can get the song for FREE from now through Monday, February 3, 2014 exclusively at Google Play.
The song will feature during the end credits of the upcoming Disney film and will also appear on the film’s soundtrack. The track was originally offered up on Amazon for a short time before it was pulled likely to make way for this Google exclusive, but it’s expected to become available on Amazon again when the exclusive ends. The cover image above was discovered on a forum by the folks over at Stitch Kingdom, though it’s unclear whether this is an official image or fan made. Either way, it looks great and the song sounds as haunting as the film looks.
Maleficent, opens in theaters on May 30, 2014, features Angelina Jolie as the famed title villainess and also stars Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville.
From Disney comes “Maleficent”””the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal””an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading king’s successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom””and perhaps to Maleficent’s true happiness as well.