"If I Rise"
Song

"If I Rise" is a pop song performed by Dido and A. R. Rahman, composed by A. R. Rahman, with lyrics by Dido and her brother Rollo. The chorus portion of the song is sung by The Gleehive Children's Choir, Mumbai.[1] It is the main song to the 2010 Danny Boyle film 127 Hours and was featured in the climax scene of the film.[2] The song is nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Original Song.[3]

Music video

The song was picturised in the climax scene of the film.[4] A music video featuring Dido and A. R. Rahman is also likely to be released. Dido noted in her official website that she and Rahman is going to film the video by second week of February 2011.[5]

Accolades

Award Result
Academy Award for Best Original Song [6] Pending
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song [7] Won
Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Song [8] Won
Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Song [9] Nominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Song [10] Nominated
Satellite Award for Best Original Song [11] Nominated

References

  1. ^ Supriya Nair (2011-01-07). "A score for the peaks". Livemint. Retrieved 2011-01-30. ((cite web)): Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Best Song and Score is not cool enough for Reznor and Ross". AwardsDaily.com. Retrieved 2010-12-22.
  3. ^ "List of Academy Award nominations". Sun Times. 2011-01-25. Retrieved 2011-01-26. ((cite news)): Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "Best Song and Score is not cool enough for Reznor and Ross". AwardsDaily.com. Retrieved 2010-12-22.
  5. ^ "A Note From Dido". Didomusic.com. 2011-02-06. Retrieved 2011-02-06.
  6. ^ "Nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards". Oscars.org. 2011-01-25. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
  7. ^ Susan King (2011-01-14). "'The Social Network' wins Critics' Choice Movie Award for best film". The Los Angeles Times. ((cite news)): Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  8. ^ "Denver Film Critics Society 2011 Award Winners". Denver Film Critics Society. 2011-01-28.
  9. ^ "Precursor: Houston Film Critics Society Nominations". Cinema Sight. 2010-12-12.
  10. ^ "The Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards". Awards Daily. 2010-12-17.
  11. ^ "15th Satellite Awards to be held December 19, 2010 in Los Angeles". Satellite Awards. 2010-12-01.