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Beyonce And Andre 3000 Record 'Terrible' Cover Of Amy Winehouse's 'Back To Black' For 'The Great Gatsby'

April 29th, 2013 2:01pm EDT | Kevin Blair By: Kevin Blair

The Great Gatsby

Beyonce and Andre 3000 recorded a cover of the late Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" for the soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby, and the song has been getting a lot of buzz in just a couple of days.

The song, co-written by music producer Mark Ronson, debuted on Ronson's radio show "Authentic Sh*t" on New York City's East Village Radio on Saturday.

"It's a wonderful sort of take on our song," Ronson said. "I'm flattered and honored. I know Amy would be too."

Despite Ronson's praise for the song, the reception for it hasn't been good at all, as evidenced on Twitter -- especially from Amy's father, Mitch.

 

Some of the other naysayers left comments such as:

 

 

 

 

 But some fans did like it:

 

 

Beyonce's husband Jay-Z produced the soundtrack to Gatsby, which hits stores and digital formats on May 7. The film's director, Baz Luhrmann, wanted the music for his adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald to be more modern as opposed to using music from the era in which the film is set: the 1920s.

The soundtrack also features Lana Del Rey, Gotye, Emeli Sande, Will.i.am, Fergie and Florence and the Machine.

Listen to the single -- which, unfortunately has a voiceover saying "East Village Radio.com" every 15 seconds or so, which one YouTuber removed, so there are some skips. The original, with the voiceover, is below...

 

 

Amy's original:

 

Here it is with the voiceover...

The Great Gatsby Soundtrack

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