Icons Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan, and Debbie Harry are set to release a new single for the 80 for Brady film. The single, entitled “Gonna Be You” is written by award-winning songwriter Diane Warren.
An all-star cast of iconic singers including Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan and Debbie Harry announces the upcoming release of the new single “Gonna Be You” from the Paramount Pictures film 80 FOR BRADY.
The song is written by iconic Honorary Oscar®, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren to be released on January 20th via R.A.F/BMG.
The Paramount Pictures film 80 FOR BRADY is inspired by the true story of four best friends living life to the fullest when they take a wild trip to the 2017 Super Bowl LI to see their hero Tom Brady play. Starring Academy Award® nominee Lily Tomlin, Academy Award® winner Jane Fonda, Academy Award® winner Rita Moreno and Academy Award® winner Sally Field, with 7-time Super Bowl Champion and producer Tom Brady, 80 FOR BRADY is in-theaters February 3, 2023.
“When I wrote ‘Gonna Be You’ for 80 FOR BRADY, I wanted to write a song that celebrated these women’s deep friendship,” says Warren. “Since 80 was in the title I got a crazy idea, why not get some of the most iconic singers from the 80s, who are still amazing and always will be, to all sing it?!!!! Everyone I approached said yes and was just as excited as me!! I’m honored to have Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan and Debbie Harry on this song!! ‘Gonna Be You’ is that song you want to sing along to with all your good friends!!!”
Diane Warren is the incredible mind behind numerous hits in modern music, including “Because You Loved Me” (Celine Dion), “How Do I Live” (LeAnn Rimes / Trisha Yearwood), and “I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing” (Aerosmith). Warren has worked with an astounding list of legends in the music industry over the course of her illustrious career. She has written nine #1 and thirty-two top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001. She is an Honorary Oscar recipient, 13-time Oscar nominee, Grammy, Emmy and 2-time Golden Globe award winner whose songs have been featured in more than 100 motion pictures– accomplishments all worthy of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
View the official trailer for 80 for Brady here: