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Elle Fanning Shows Off Singing Voice on 'Teen Spirit' Soundtrack - Listen Now!

Elle Fanning wears a flowing pink dress while walking down the street on Saturday (April 6) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 20-year-old actress carried a garment bag on her arm after picking up some items from The Row.

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Elle stars in the upcoming flick Teen Spirit, and the soundtrack to the film was just released, which features many tracks of Elle singing.

Teen Spirit follows a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.

Check out Teen Spirit in theaters THIS Friday (April 12) and listen to the soundtrack below!

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Elle Fanning Shows Off Her Speed Singing Talents on 'Fallon'

Elle Fanning is a woman with many talents.

The 20-year-old Teen Spirit actress showed off her singing voice during a segment on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (April 4) in New York City.

Elle gets plenty of chances to showcase her impressive vocal skills in the movie, which follows a teenage girl named Violet who competes in an American Idol-style singing competition. Filming the movie, however, required the actress to hone another talent: Speed lip syncing.

“If they want to shoot in slow-motion, they have to speed up the lyrics that you mouth to and you have to mouth the lyrics super super super fast like Alvin and the Chipmunks-style,” she told Jimmy Fallon during her interview.

Elle came to The Tonight Show armed with a clip of her speed singing in action, but the late night host wasn’t satisfied and challenged her to speed-sing Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe,” The Jonas Brothers‘ “Sucker,” and Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” on the show.

The actress was spotted several other times throughout the day while doing press for the movie and you can see those photos in the gallery!

Watch Elle and Jimmy’s speed sing-off:

Teen Spirit hits theaters April 12.

FYI: Elle is wearing a Loewe shirt and skirt on Fallon.

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Elle Fanning Talks Authenticity & Ariana Grande's Success

Elle Fanning is all smiles on the cover of a special issue of Teen Vogue, available now.

Here’s what the 20-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On training with a vocal coach for her role in Teen Spirit: “I’ve always wanted to sing in a film. Singing was something I’ve always loved to do, but I’ve never really gotten to showcase that part of myself. This was a lot more singing than I’ve ever done before…The stamina is a huge challenge, but I worked forever.”

On realizing the importance of authenticity for successful pop artists, like Ariana Grande: “The best pop artists are the ones that are the most authentic…On her most recent album [Thank u, next], you can tell that somebody didn’t tell her to release that; it’s from the heart. She wanted to do that and wrote those songs herself, and it’s more personal.”

On the pitfalls Instagram users can fall into: “I find myself curating [my] life. Sometimes you have to remind yourself [not to think], ‘Oh, wow, this girl’s body!’ Our minds are looking at more images than ever before — the instant gratification of it is a little scary. The other day when there was a little Instagram blackout, everybody was like, ‘No! What’s happening?’ But one day you know it’s going to have to crash. It’s not going to be around forever.”

For more from Elle, visit TeenVogue.com.

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Elle Fanning is Supported by Big Sister Dakota at 'Teen Spirit' Premiere

Elle Fanning strikes a pose on the purple carpet at the premiere of Teen Spirit on Tuesday night (April 2) at the ArcLight in Hollywood, Calif.

The 20-year-old actress looked pretty in a pink dress as she was joined at the premiere of her new movie by big sister Dakota. The after party was held at The Highlight Room.

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In the film, Violet (Elle) is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.

Teen Spirit
hits theaters on April 12.

FYI: Elle is wearing a Rodarte dress and Tiffany & Co. jewelry. Dakota is wearing a Prada dress.

15+ pictures inside of the Fanning sisters at the premiere…More Here! »

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Elle Fanning Sings Carly Rae Jepsen's Unreleased 'Wildflowers' for 'Teen Spirit' - Listen!

Elle Fanning shows off her vocals while belting out Carly Rae Jepsen‘s unreleased song “Wildflowers!”

The 20-year-old Galveston actress performed the track for her upcoming film Teen Spirit.

The song was co-written by Carly and Jack Antonoff.

In the film, Violet (Fanning) is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.

Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story, featuring Elle performing music by Robyn, Ellie Goulding, Tegan & Sara, Annie Lennox, Orbital, and Sigrid, plus additional music by Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Grimes, The Undertones, Aqua, Alice Deejay, Whigfield, Major Lazer and No Doubt.

The movie is written and directed by Max Minghella and also stars Rebecca Hall, Zlatko Buric and Agnieszka Grochowska.

Listen below, and don’t miss Teen Spirit when it hits theaters on April 12! You can also pre-order the soundtrack on iTunes.


Elle Fanning – Wildflowers (From “Teen Spirit” Soundtrack)

Click inside to read the lyrics…More Here! »

Elle Fanning Auditioned for 'Friends,' But Only Dakota Got a Role

Elle Fanning stuns on the cover of Net-A-Porter’s weekly digital magazine PorterEdit!

Here’s what the 20-year-old Teen Spirit actress had to share with the mag:

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On not getting a part on Friends and then refusing to watch sister Dakota Fanning on the show: “I had an [audition] to be on Friends once. I might be remembering this wrong but I think I was gonna be one of Phoebe’s triplets. I auditioned for it but I didn’t get it and I was like, ‘I’m boycotting the show, I’m never watching this again.’ Then my sister was on it [Dakota appeared in the final series] and I refused to watch the episode. I was like, ‘I am not watching this!’”

On how she grew up ‘play acting’ with Dakota: “My sister and I would play these elaborate scenes around the house. Like birthing scenes… I would be the baby, coming out… Crazy stuff like that. We were doing it for ourselves; we weren’t, like, ‘Oh, Mom and Dad, sit down and we’re gonna perform for you.’ That was how we played.”

On how she hopes Aurora in Maleficent is a positive role model, and why it’s OK to embrace femininity: “I want Aurora to be a character that [girls] can look up to, who’s strong and all that. But Angelina [Jolie] and I were talking about this: Maleficent, of course, has the dark side, and Aurora is the one who loves pink and is the light and she’s not afraid to be feminine. I think it’s beautiful that I get to represent [someone] who is strong in her beliefs, but is also unwavering in staying true to herself. I wear dresses the whole time throughout the film… I don’t have a moment where I burst into armor, you know what I mean? There’s nothing wrong with loving your feminine side. I think as women we should really love that part of us.”

For more from Elle, visit Net-A-Porter.com.

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