Barbra Streisand to release song for ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’

Sky and Peacock announced that Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, writer, and director, Barbra Streisand has recorded a new song for Sky and Peacock Original series, The Tattooist of Auschwitz

BARBRA STREISAND TO RELEASE NEW SONG

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winning singer and songwriter Barbra Streisand recorded a new song titled Love Will Survive for upcoming series The Tattooist of Auschwitz. This marks Streisand’s first ever recording for a TV series and will be released globally by Columbia Records. The song will release globally on 25 April, ahead of the series launch on 2 May.

This will be on April 25th, ahead of the series global launch on May 2nd. Love Will Survive is composed by Oscar®-winner Hans Zimmer in collaboration with Emmy nominee Kara Talve.

Zimmer and Talve have also composed the original score for the upcoming, six-part, limited series which stars Harvey Keitel, Melanie Lynskey, Jonah Hauer-King, Anna Próchniak and Jonas Nay.

Streisand is accompanied on this new recording by the world-class London Symphony Orchestra conducted by William Ross. 

THE ICONIC SINGER ON HER NEW SONG

Streisand said that she wanted to sing Love Will Survive as a way of the six-million souls who were lost less than 80 years ago.

“Because of the rise in antisemitism around the world today, I wanted to sing ‘Love Will Survive’ in the context of this series, as a way of remembering the six-million souls who were lost less than 80 years ago. And also to say that even in the darkest of times, the power of love can triumph and endure,” said Streisand in a media release.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is the story of one man, Lali (Hauer-King), a Slovakian Jew, who, in 1942, was deported to Auschwitz, the concentration camp where over a million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. 

Shortly after arrival, Lali was made one of the Tätowierer (tattooists), charged to ink identification numbers onto fellow prisoners’ arms. One day, he met Gita (Próchniak) when tattooing her prisoner number on her arm, leading to a love that defied the horrors around them. So began a courageous and unforgettable story. Under constant guard from a volatile Nazi SS officer Stefan Baretzki (Jonas Nay), Lali and Gita became determined to keep each other alive. 

Around 60 years later, Lali (Keitel) now in his 80’s, meets aspiring writer Heather Morris (Lynskey). Recently widowed, Lali finds the courage to tell the world his story. In recounting his past to Heather, Lali finally confronts the traumatic ghosts of his youth and relives his memories of falling in love in the darkest of places.  

This comes after the singer left A-list audience in tears at the SAG awards in February.