‘Turbo’ Trailer – What’s the Song?
In the upcoming DreamWorks film ‘Turbo,’ a snail pursues his lofty dream of becoming a speed racer. The animated flick – starring Ryan Reynolds alongside supporting actors Bill Hader, Samuel L. Jackson and Snoop Dogg – is scheduled to hit theaters next July. The tune featured in the trailer is Cake’s popular anthem ‘The Distance.’
The trumpet-driven track is from the band’s sophomore record, ‘Fashion Nugget,’ which was released back in 1996 via Capricorn Records. One of their most widely recognized songs, 'The Distance' was used in an episode of ‘The Simpsons,’ and it has been covered by such groups as Alvin and the Chipmunks and Relient K.
Earlier this year, Cake celebrated the 11-year anniversary of the release of ‘Comfort Eagle,’ the album that landed them a major label deal. They’ve dropped two more albums since then, the most recent being ‘Showroom of Compassion,’ which arrived in January 2011. Click here to watch a fan-shot video for the song ‘The Winter.'
The group has a handful of shows lined up for the coming months, one of which is already sold out. Check out their tour itinerary for more info.
Hear Cake’s ‘The Distance’ in the ‘Turbo’ Trailer: