Micachu to perform Under the Skin score live

Under the skin film posterMichachu aka Mica Levi is to perform her score to Jonathan Glazer’s Under The Skin as part of the Meltdown Festival 2014.

The performance of the soundtrack by the Orchestrate ensemble will take place alongside a screening of the film at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 18 June 2014.

Under the Skin is out in cinemas now and stars Scarlett Johansson as a sinister alien figure preying upon hitchhikers in Scotland. The soundtrack will also be released by Milan Records.

A whole host of other live performances and special events have been announced of this year’s Meltdown, which is curated by UNKLE’s James Lavelle.

Neneh Cherry, Chrissie Hynde from the Pretenders, DJ Harvey and Goldie are all among the line up for the festival at London’s Southbank Centre.

The event runs 13-22 June 2014 with James Lavelle following in the footsteps of Jarvis Cocker and Yoko Ono by curating the event.

Check out our interview with Mica about the creative process behind the score and her approach to songwriting.

Visit the Southbank’s website to find out more about Meltdown.