**Update: 2 more trailers have since dropped. We have new info + a trailer song mixtape here.
Just realized that we’ve been freaking out over the score to director Edgar Wright’s new Michael Cera-starring film, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, since at least last July, followed by an admittedly pretentious “Best Soundtrack of 2010” declaration before the holidays.
But seriously, how could Beck, Broken Social Scene, Metric, and [super]producer Nigel Godrich fail at making this flick anything less than epically scored? To wit: Beck’s songs will battle Japanese producer/musician Cornelius’ compositions — vicariously through Michael Cera’s lead character, of course — in a synthesizer versus bass guitar fight scene.
The film’s exciting teaser trailer dropped today, as you may have heard, but that’s not all… Edgar Wright has confirmed to the Playlist that the two music excerpts featured in the trailer are, in fact, both from Beck songs originally written for the film. Aw shucks, now we’ll have to watch it again: