As the Aurora theater shooting was taking place, the sound system at screening room nine at the Century 16 was playing the music of Hans Zimmer, who composed the score of The Dark Knight Rises.
Now, as our Backbeat blog has reported, Zimmer wants his music to help with healing. His written a new song entitled "Aurora," with the 100 percent of download proceeds on iTunes going to the Aurora Victim Relief fund via GivingFirst.org. Listen to it below.
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