In a week’s time the movie Drive will air on BBC3. If you’ve seen it before then you’ll know that the soundtrack plays an important part in establishing a sense of cold, louche cool that’s so important to the character of the film. Mainly composed by Cliff Martinez, but also featuring tracks by Chromatics and Kavinsky, it became a bit of a favourite for many at the time; extending the life of that Italo-disco, synth laden vibe so popular a few years ago.

Next Thursday’s screening will be different though. Rather than watching Ryan Gosling try and stone-face to the soundtrack that played such an important part in making the film what it is, instead you can see it with a brand new soundtrack compiled by Radio1’s very own Zane Lowe. This new soundtrack featured exclusive tracks by a rather impressive line-up, including Banks, Jon Hopkins, SBTRKT, CHVRCHES, Laura Mvula, Bring Me The Horizon, and… Eric Prydz. Lowe has described it as “the most ambitious, awesome thing we’ve ever done”, and Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn has given his blessing, considering it a “great honour”. We’re intrigued.

Here's a new track by CHVRCHES to whet the appetite...

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