Top Stories

Scarlett Johansson Breaks Up With Pete Yorn

Scarlett Johansson Breaks Up With Pete Yorn

In 2006, singer/songwriter Pete Yorn contacted Scarlett Johansson with the idea to record a duets album in the spirit of Serge Gainsbourg’s 1960s recordings with Brigitte Bardot.

“I was having a strange week of insomnia and when I finally passed out, it came to me in a dream,” says Yorn. “I woke up and the whole thing was in my head, fully formed.” Scarlett was intrigued by Yorn’s out-of-the-blue invitation. “It sounded like an interesting little adventure,” she explains. “The idea of two people vocalizing their relationship through duets.”

The album Break Up was recorded in producer Sunny Levine‘s garage studio and is set for a September 8 release. “I always thought of it as just a small project between friends,” explains Scarlett. “I’ve loved the album ever since I heard it completed. It perfectly captured where I was in my life at the time.”

Preview one of the songs called “Relator” at TheBreakUpAlbum.com. Thanks, Nylon!

Like Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Rob Kardashian is blaming milkshakes for his weight gain - US Weekly
  • A Jason Derulo fans gets upset as her friends party with him - TMZ
  • Miley Cyrus says Donald Trump loved her 2013 VMAs performance - Gossip Cop
  • Watch Fifth Harmony's brand new music video - Just Jared Jr
  • This is why Anna Duggar won't leave cheating husband Josh - Radar
  • The VMAs looked totally different ten years ago - Huffington Post
  • Star Wars star John Boyega is about to blow up - Lainey Gossip
  • Chicago Med just got new showrunners from the Sopranos - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here