If you love theme songs from old school movies from the 80s and 90s, Spiral: From the Book of Saw delivers one of 21 Savage. Titled Spiral, the song and accompanying video clip are the # 15 trending topic on YouTube on the way to the weekend. In the short film, musician 21 Savage is trapped in one of Jigsaw’s deadly traps. Is it a copycat killer? Or something much worse?
The Spiral video is directed by Echo and features well-known theme music from the Saw franchise. It opens with 21 Savage hanging upside down in a dirty bathroom that looks like it’s straight out of James Wan’s iconic original horror movie. The music video is a mix of original moments with the musician and clips straight from the movie with Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock. Throughout the clip, the infamous pig doll we’ve used in several Spiral promotions pop up for dancing.
In the video clip, we see 21 Savage dancing with a chainsaw, cutting corpses into pieces that are later chained to a ceiling. Before the clip ends, the iconic Billy doll from the original Saw franchise makes its appearance, something we haven’t seen in the Spiral trailers, clips or TV spots. The Spiral music video was filmed by Echo at the official Saw Escape in Las Vegas. It’s good to see it put into service during the pandemic.
The soundtrack for Spiral: From the Book of Saw was produced by 21 Savage. Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph is a rapper, songwriter and record producer who was born in London and brought to Atlanta by his mother at the age of seven. He became known for the 2015 mixtape The slaughter belt before gaining national attention following an EP with producer Metro Boomin called Savage Mode in 2016, and hit singles “X” and “No Heart,” as well as guest starring on the 2016 Drake single Sneak in and the 2017 Post Malone single Rock star. The musician’s debut album fell out in 2017 with Issa Album, which peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard Charts. 21 Savage won the best rap song award for his song A lot of at the 2020 Grammy Awards. His 2020 album Savage Mode II came in at number one.
GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum rapper 21 Savage goes deeper than ever before Spiral, produced by Slaughter Gang’s own Kid Hazel, as lead single out Spiral: from SAW’s book Original soundtrack. It is available now through Slaughter Gang / Epic Records. The highly anticipated suspense thriller from the Saw universe and the season’s first blockbuster release, Spiral: From the Book of Saw, opens Friday May 14 and the soundtrack will be released the same day. This is 21 Savage’s first new music since the gold-certified critically elevated # 1 opus Savage Mode II with Metro Boomin.
Spiral: From the Book of Saw stars Chris Rock, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols and Samuel L. Jackson. Chris Rock’s director co-produced the film with producers Oren Koules and Mark Burg. The movie was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. After the trailer and TV campaign teased its arrival, star and legendary comedian and actor of the movie Chris Rock personally made the news of the single on Instagram. Savage’s music plays its own integral role Spiral: From the Book of Saw, play the end titles.
For the track he used elements of the original SAW scores by composer Charlie Clouser [Nine Inch Nails]. He combed an unheard of sample library to capture the looming energy Spiral. The production even depends on the melody of “Hello Zepp” from the beginning SAW
On the track, 21 Savage rips through a jagged trap beat with sharp bars for the instantly catchy hook bats: “I make them spin like a spiral. I have no love for no rival. Put him on the news, he went viral. Shot in The Official SAW Escape Experience in Las Vegas, NV, the accompanying music video cuts footage from the film along with footage of the rapper hanging upside down in the original Saw’s iconic bathroom and rapping for a giant red spiral. Stay tuned for more from 21 Savage coming soon.
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