Kingdom Come

Album: The Hunger Games Soundtrack (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • The Civil Wars pair of John Paul White and Joy Williams wrote and recorded this track for the soundtrack of the movie The Hunger Games. The country-folk duo also feature on another song played in the film, the Taylor Swift tune titled "Safe and Sound."
  • Hunger Games has a storyline of a group of teenagers sent on an annual televised battle to the death. White told Digital Spy concerning this song: "Joy and I have read all the books and are big fans so we had a firm grasp about what we wanted to go after. We had the imagery in our head of rapid motion and the chase and so we had that energy in the back of our minds when we wrote the song. We're really proud of it."

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