April 17, 2014 1:32 PM

New vampire movie ‘Only Lovers Left Alive' is also a tribute to the lute

“Only Lovers Left Alive,” which is scheduled to open in Kansas City on May 9, has a soundtrack saturated with refined esoterica, featuring everything from art-damaged rockabilly to ecstatic Arabic pop — and a mother lode of lute, the Renaissance and baroque instruments beloved of Hiddleston’s character, a guitar player and instrument collector.

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