Ryan Gosling - Blue Valentine Song Sparks Search For Singer

A song made famous in Ryan Gosling's new movie 'Blue Valentine' is the subject of an international search for who sang it.

Nobody has discovered the talent behind the song - believed to be named 'You and Me' - which was given by Ryan to the director Derek Cianfrance when he was asked for a tune that would represent his relationship with Michelle Williams in the movie.

Derek - who has spent 13 years trying to make the film - said he envisaged the pair having a song and he told Ryan to keep it away from Michelle.

He said: "I said that's great. Just keep it from Michelle. Don't play it to anyone."

Now those behind the film are hoping to discover who sang the original recording, which was discovered in a box entitled Penny and the Quarters - the only clue to who created it.

Ken Shipley, the director of the Chicago-based company Numero Group who own 'You and Me', has played the song to many people from the era in which the song is guessed to have come from, the 60s and early 70s, with the hope of discovering its origins, but without success.

He said: "We have played this recording to over 100 movers and shakers from the time and no one has a clue."

'Blue Valentine' - which tells the struggles of a married couple dealing with issues around love and intimacy - is believed to be a contender for success at the Oscars next month.


Tags: Ryan Gosling - Hope - Michelle Williams - Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences


More Ryan Gosling

Actors That Just Can't Stand The Sight of Each Other

Recently, Freddie Prinze Jr. revealed that he thought Kiefer Sutherland was ‘the most unprofessional’ person he’d ever worked with during his time on the hit...

Rachel McAdams Embarrassed By Notebook Audition Footage

The romantic film, which has just celebrated its ten year anniversary, was a global hit and launched the careers of Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling....

Twitter Explodes Over Ryan Gosling's Baby News: Five Other Celebrity Crushes You Have No Chance With

Hey girl, did you know that Ryan Gosling is about to be a dad? Neither did anyone else until this week, but when he and...

Eva Mendes Pregnant With Ryan Gosling’s Baby? Reports Suggest Actress Is Two Months From Childbirth

Eva Mendes could be seven months pregnant with Ryan Gosling's baby, unconfirmed reports have suggested. As well as expecting a child, the couple could also...


Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams 'Screamed' At Each Other Whilst Filming 'The Notebook'

Everyone may rave about Ryan Gosling's chivalrous portrayal of Noah Calhoun in The Notebook but he was hardly as gallant off screen with his co-star...

What Chemistry? Ryan Gosling And Rachel McAdams Fought During ‘The Notebook’ Filming

The Notebook has just turned ten, bringing the classic romance movie back into the headlines with a deluge of new interviews and trivia regarding the...

Rachel McAdams' 'The Notebook' Audition Tape Will Give You Shivers

Once of the world's best-loved romance movies, The Notebook, has just turned ten, marking a decade since the then little-known actors Ryan Gosling and Rachel...

Ryan Gosling's Father's Day Adoption Hoax Fools Almost 1 Million Facebook Users

Fans of Ryan Gosling were left feeling red-faced this past weekend.The 33 year-old actor was recently at the center of a Father's Day hoax that...



Ryan Gosling Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ryan Gosling

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All