Hollywood superstar Ryan Gosling serves up an extra special Christmas treat this week with the release of ‘Ken The EP’ featuring three new versions of “I’m Just Ken” the out-and-out pop banger from the Official Barbie Movie soundtrack.
Released just in time for the holidays, the 4-track extended play includes a festive remake of the GRAMMY-nominated track written and produced by Andrew Wyatt and Mark Ronson, along with a stripped In My Feelings Acoustic version, an electric Purple Disco Machine Remix, and of course, the show-stopping original.
To celebrate the projects release Gosling releases a special performance video featuring original footage of the actor, Ronson and Wyatt.
Watch the official clip below:
Racking up over 100M worldwide streams, reaching the top 5 on Billboard’s Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, and becoming Gosling’s official Billboard Hot 100 chart debut, “I’m Just Ken” has quickly proven a cultural phenomenon as one of the indisputable highlights from the groundbreaking and star-studded ‘BARBIE THE ALBUM’.
Quickly becoming a worldwide pop phenomenon with over 3 billion global streams and counting, the epic soundtrack features massive tracks from an unprecedented lineup of global superstars including Ryan Gosling, Dua Lipa, Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Sam Smith, Tame Impala, Charli XCX, KAROL G ft. Aldo Ranks, PinkPantheress, FIFTY FIFTY ft. Kaliii, The Kid LAROI, HAIM, Khalid, Dominic Fike, Ava Max, and GAYLE.
Produced by internationally renowned DJ and Oscar, Golden Globe and 7x GRAMMY award-winning artist and producer Mark Ronson and Barbie writer/director/executive producer Greta Gerwig, the compilation was produced and overseen by Atlantic Records’ West Coast President, Kevin Weaver (Soundtrack Album Producer of ‘The Greatest Showman’, ‘Suicide Squad’, ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’, ‘Birds Of Prey’, ‘Furious 7’, ‘The Fault in Our Stars, The Fate of the Furious’) and Atlantic Records’ EVP and Co-Head of Pop/Rock A&R, Brandon Davis.
Additional key players involved on the project include Soundtrack Album Co-Producers Brandon Creed and Joseph Khoury, as well as the GRAMMY award-winning Barbie Music Supervisor and Album Executive Producer, George Drakoulias.
‘Ken The EP’ is available to download / stream now via Atlantic Records