The design features Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, drawing back her bow above the now-familiar flaming Mockingjay symbol. And if you think you’ve seen that particular intense expression on her face before, you’re right: This same pic graces the last promotional poster released by Lionsgate before the movie hits theaters. But much as we love the image, wouldn’t it have been nice to see the movie’s companion soundtrack get a different kind of treatment—less recycled blockbuster tie-in and more in line with the direct-from-Panem vibe of other Games-related ephemera (like the brilliant Capitol Couture site)? We’re thinking: a CD made to look like a bootleg vinyl recording, made on salvaged equipment in an underground studio.
Featuring hidden tracks featuring coded broadcasts from the revolution.
And with hand-written liner notes stained with blood and coal dust and the tears of the oppressed.
…Y’know, just for example. But this is fine, too.
The “Hunger Games” soundtrack drops March 20.
What do you think of the “Hunger Games” album artwork?