Halo 3 Soundtrack Update


I posted a while back about the news breaking of the Halo 3 soundtrack that we all knew would be forthcoming. Now, we have official details on the soundtrack.

New York – October 17th, 2007 – Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc., through its licensing relationship with Microsoft Game Studios, proudly presents Halo® 3 Original Soundtrack. The highly anticipated original soundtrack comes in a 2-CD set featuring the game’s original music score and will be released on November 20th to US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers’ Sumthing Else Music Works label www.sumthing.com and via digital download at Sumthing Digital www.sumthingdigital.com.

Halo 3 is the conclusion to the epic trilogy and picks up where Halo 2 left off, answering questions about the fates of the beloved protagonist Master Chief™ and his artificial intelligence sidekick Cortana as they struggle to save humankind from destruction at the hands of the alien coalition known as the Covenant.

The official Halo 3 Original Soundtrack features the new symphonic compositions by Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori, the award-winning composers behind the best-selling Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2 Volume One and Halo 2 Volume Two soundtracks. In addition to new original tracks written for the Halo 3 video game, the Halo 3 Original Soundtrack also includes new arrangements of the game’s musical themes that Bungie’s audio director and composer Martin O’Donnell recorded with a full live orchestra and chorus. The 2-CD set amounts to two hours of original music from the game Halo 3.

While there wasn’t anything stated on the official price point of the soundtrack; it wouldn’t be too far-fetched to suggest that it would be along the lines of the other two soundtracks previously released.

 [Via Press Release]

Jereme “Restless Devil” Puik

2 Responses

  1. Conclusion to the epic trilogy? Obviously they didn’t see the same ending the rest of us saw.

  2. Buying. i have some FYE giftcards lying around.

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