Tim Burton and Lana Del Rey—two artists with macabre sensibilities and an interest in kitsch—are coming together this fall.
Del Rey has written two new songs for the movie about artist Margaret Keane, EW confirmed. One is named after the film’s title and plays midway through the movie. The other, “I Can Fly,” will play over the end credits. Burton’s movie, which stars Amy Adams, follows Keane—known for her paintings of children with, yes, big eyes—and her struggle with her husband, who took credit for her work.
“Tim showed her the film and she fell in love with it,” co-screenwriter and producer Larry Karaszewski told The Hollywood Reporter. Karaszewski said that when the track called “Big Eyes” appears in the film, “it almost becomes a musical. Lana’s song expresses what Margaret is feeling so perfectly, it’s like a soliloquy of her inner thoughts.”
Del Rey is no stranger to writing integral soundtrack songs. Take, for instance, “Young and Beautiful,” the track she wrote for The Great Gatsby—a song that many (read: this writer) think should have gotten an Oscar nomination. Now she’ll have potentially two chances at the gold. Team Lana.