Popular Mexican duo Rodrigo Y Gabriela have now confirmed their participation on the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides soundtrack (Walt Disney Records). The duo worked with Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, known for his thrilling work in films like Gladiator and The Dark Knight.
The soundtrack will be released May 17, followed by the premiere of the movie, starring Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz, on May 20.
In other news, Rodrigo Y Gabriela will be performing in a series of shows in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. and joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl.
Watch their music video for “Hanuman” (not on soundtrack) and check out the tour dates below:
Rodrigo Y Gabriela tour dates:
Apr. 17 @ West Coast Blues and Roots Festival, Fremantle, WA, Australia
Apr. 19 @ Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Apr. 20 @ Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia
Apr. 22 @ Blues Fest, Byron Bay, Australia
Apr. 24 @ Grassroots Festival, Aukland, New Zealand
May 30 @ Sasquatch Festival, George, WA
Aug. 12, 13 @ Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA