Is there anything Jennifer Lawrence can’t do? Well, as it turns out, probably not as she can now add successful recording artist to CV after landing at number 29 on this weeks UK midweek chart.
Yes, the Oscar winning actress is currently set to become a pop star of sorts after song ‘The Hanging Tree’ from the latest Hunger games film ‘MockingJay: Part 1’ has sold enough copies to chart.
The song, written by the Lumineers and arranged by composer James Newton Howard, features Jennifer’s vocals from the film.
While most people would more than likely be thrilled by the news, Jennifer is probably horrified after admitting that singing the song during filming was her worst day on set.
Speaking to David Letterman about the day, Jen previously said: “The Hanging Tree [is the song I sang] which is where I felt like going the morning I showed up.
“Yeah [it’s my voice] weirdly. I put my fingers in my ears. I still haven’t heard it but everyone has told me that it’s me. Because I was like, could you please get Lorde to really sing it and I’ll lip sync.”
Speaking about her aversion to singing, Jen revealed that it came from her childhood where she was told she had a heavenly voice by her mum.
She explained: “I’m like scarred from my childhood because I have a southern mother who would just tell me that I was amazing at everything…but I can’t [sing].
“I have this tone deaf Amy Winehouse like rarrrr voice when I was eight and so I sang in front of the school because I was like ‘I can do that, I can do anything.’”
Giving an example of what she sounded like, Jen burst into song, singing ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas’.
Needless to say, her description was pretty bang on.
She continued: “And my dad laughed for like the entire week. I would hear him around the house going ‘HA HA, have a holly…’ like imitating me. Oh god. I hate it.”
Well as it turns out, her mum was actually right about Jen’s voice.
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