Zach Braf and Jim Parsons at the Los Angeles premiere of Wish I Was Here.
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July 7, 2014

Coldplay kicked off the soundtrack to Zach Braff’s Garden State in 2004, so it’s only right that British rockers team up with the writer-director for his second film, Wish I Was Here, a decade later. Braff says the brand-new song, which borrows its title from the movie (out July 18) and features the smoky voice of Cat Power, is his favorite song on the record. That’s saying something, since the competition is steep: Wish I Was Here also features contributions from the Shins and Bon Iver.

Braff explained how the song came together to NPR, where the track premiered:

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