Neil Finn writes Hobbit song

Last updated 13:00 05/11/2012

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Neil Finn has written and recorded a song for the first of the three Hobbit films.

Universal Music today announced the soundtrack for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey would be released on December 10.

While most of the soundtrack was created by Oscar-winner Howard Shore and recorded at Abbey Road studios in London by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, it includes one song by the Crowded House frontman.

Song of the Lonely Mountain was written and performed by Finn.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey premieres at the Embassy Theatre on Wellington on November 28, followed by a general New Zealand release on December 12.

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