Original soundtrack to the critically acclaimed film La La Land composed and orchestrated by Justin Hurwitz. Features vocal performances from the film's stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, with lyrics written by Pasek and Paul. La La Land is a 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Gosling, Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, and J. K. Simmons. The plot follows a musician and aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles. It is the third film to feature Gosling and Stone as lovers, following Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad. The film's title is a reference to both a nickname for the city of Los Angeles as well as a euphemism for a state of being out of touch with reality.