Steve Aoki has remixed Utai IV’s “Reawakening” – the iconic theme from the 1995 Ghost In The Shell anime.
Talking about the project, Aoki said “This is a big day for me. Especially for teenage youth me when I first watched the anime Ghost In The Shell that planted the seeds for my imagination and obsession for Sci fi android life AI singularity and later the blueprints towards my Neon Future ideology. So yes this is a big day and a proud moment to team up with GITS to produce the official remix to Utai IV – Reawakening and have it scored in the commercial. Big shout out to the director of the film Rupert Sanders & Jason Richmond from Paramount Pictures for believing in me. Let me know what u think of my remix. I hope I did it justice.”
Ghost in the Shell is Directed by Rupert Sanders and starring Scarlett Johansson, “Beat” Takeshi Kitano, Michael Carmen Pitt, Pilou Asbaek, Chin Han and Juliette Binoche.
Based on the internationally acclaimed Japanese Manga, The Ghost in the Shell, In the near future, Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals.
When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others.
It hits cinemas March 30.