Kali Uchis to Appear on “Minions: The Rise of Gru” Film Soundtrack

Kali Uchis has a minion reasons to smile…

The 27-year-old Colombian American singer, real name Karly-Marina Loaiza, is set to appear on the Minions: The Rise of Gru film soundtrack.

Kali Uchis

Uchis, who rose to acclaim with her hit single Telepatia, performs the single “Desafinado” on the soundtrack, which is produced by Jack Antonoff. The original song was performed by Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto.

Meanwhile, Heitor Pereira also appears on the soundtrack…

The 61-year-old Brazilian composer, who played with Simply Red and several famous musicians, composed “Minions: The Rise of Gru Score Suite” for the film.

Other artists set to appear on the soundtrack include Diana Ross, Tame Impala, St. Vincent and Caroline Polachek.

“i’m very happy about this and have to get back to work now,” said Antonoff of the project.

The Minions: The Rise of Gru soundtrack, which is available to pre-order now, will be released on July 1 — the same date of the movie’s theater-only release.

Here’s a look at the track list:

  1. “Turn Up the Sunshine,” Diana Ross ft. Tame Impala
  2. “Shining Star,” Brittany Howard ft. Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire, 1975)
  3. “Funkytown,” St. Vincent (Lipps Inc., 1979)
  4. “Hollywood Swinging,” Brockhampton (Kool & The Gang, 1974)
  5. “Desafinado,” Kali Uchis (Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto, 1959)
  6. “Bang Bang,” Caroline Polachek (Nancy Sinatra, 1966)
  7. “Fly Like an Eagle,” Thundercat (Steve Miller Band, 1976)
  8. “Goodbye to Love,” Phoebe Bridgers (The Carpenters, 1972)
  9. “Instant Karma!,” Bleachers (John Lennon, 1970)
  10. “You’re No Good,” Weyes Blood (Linda Ronstadt, 1975)
  11. “Vehicle,” Gary Clark Jr. (The Ides of March, 1970
  12. “Dance to the Music,” H.E.R. (Sly and The Family Stone, 1967)
  13. “Black Magic Woman,” Tierra Whack (Santana, 1970)
  14. “Cool,” Verdine Whit
  15. “Born to Be Alive,” Jackson Wang (Patrick Hernandez, 1979)
  16. “Cecilia,” The Minions (Simon & Garfunkel, 1970)
  17. “Bang Bang,” G.E.M. (Nancy Sinatra, 1966)
  18. “Kung Fu Suite,” RZA
  19. “Minions: The Rise of Gru Score Suite,” Heitor Pereira

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