Star Trek: Lower Decks, Volume 1 Score By Chris Westlake Is A No. 1 iTunes Soundtrack!

It’s official: the Star Trek: Lower Decks Volume 1—Original Series Soundtrack is a hit album, charting to No. 1 on iTunes upon its release!  Featuring music from the first and second season of the Paramount+ series, the 53-track album features an epic orchestrated original score by composer Chris Westlake (“Castle Rock”). Season 1 was recorded entirely in quarantine, with 56 musicians recording their parts separately from their homes and apartments. Season 2 was recorded on the Streisand Scoring Stage and the Eastwood Scoring Stage in Los Angeles.  Keep reading for full album details. 

The second season of the series premiered August 12 and is currently available to stream on Paramount+.

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Listen]

Track List
01. Main Titles
02. Romulan Prison
03. Leg Day
04. Strange Energies
05. The Time Of His Life
06. Riker’s Plan
07. Stay Alert, Stay Alive
08. Mistress Of The Winter Constellation
09. The Black Mountain
10. Mariner’s Secret
11. A Compromise!
12. Delicate Dooplers
13. Ejecting the Warp Core
14. Stumbling on History
15. City Escape
16. Pakled Spy
17. Making Tendi Laugh
18. Lord Agimus
19. Marooned
20. Agimus Reigns
21. Temporal Black Hole
22. The Lower Decks
23. I Am Available For Chess
24. A New Officer
25. Red Alarm
26. Death Battle
27. What Are Your Orders, Captain?
28. Departing Space Dock
29. Getting Desperate
30. I Can See
31. Into The Unknown
32. Standing Down
33. Don’t Date Barnes
34. Welcome To The Cerritos
35. Humble Farmers
36. Finding The Cure
37. Swords and Spears
38. Ransom vs. Vindor
39. Saving Lives
40. Failed Ascension
41. Division 14
42. The Farm Cures All
43. Saying Goodbye
44. The Cleaner
45. The Cerritos
46. Today You Die!
47. The Real Mariner
48. Self Destruct Timer
49. Pakled Attack
50. Badgey Gets Loose
51. Memory Loss
52. End Titles
53. Bonus Track: batlh vIpoQ!

 

Developed by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty,” “Solar Opposites”), season two of STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS is bigger, funnier and Star Trekkier than ever before. Fans can expect strange new (and familiar) aliens to challenge the crews of the U.S.S. Cerritos and the U.S.S. Titan. For Mariner, Tendi, Rutherford and Boimler, the animated adventure is just beginning.

In addition to the Lower Deckers, the Starfleet characters that comprise the U.S.S. Cerritos’ bridge crew include Captain Carol Freeman, voiced by Dawnn Lewis, Commander Jack Ransom, voiced by Jerry O’Connell, and Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman.

Says Westlake: “When I sat down with showrunner Mike McMahan to watch the first episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks, I was immediately struck by a sense of warmth and friendship from his characters. The crew of the USS Cerritos were so well written, voiced with heart by an incredible cast, and beautifully animated. I simply loved spending time with them, and I instantly wanted to follow them on any (mis)adventures they got up to. Having grown up watching Star Trek (it was the one show my sister and I could always agree on), what a surreal experience it was getting to contribute music to such a wonderful universe.”


 

ABOUT CHRIS WESTLAKE
Chris Westlake is an American composer of electronic and orchestral music. His work can be heard across many genres. From the melodic and orchestral sci-fi of Star Trek: Lower Decks, to foreboding and emotional music for the Emmy-nominated Castle Rock.
His score for Castle Rock was described by The New York Times as “extra-lush. It’s another way this episode feels like a movie.” Rolling Stone described his music as “a tapestry of ominous noise – it’s communicating something about how the characters feel, rather than telling us what to feel.”
His early musical life was fed by a love of all things strummed. He spent his teenage years studying classical and flamenco guitar with Celino Romero and Sharon Isbin, head of the guitar department at Juilliard. He went on to study at USC’s Thornton School of Music, where he was asked by a friend to score a short film.
He is currently writing music for the third season of the animated hit series, Solar Opposites (Mike McMahan, Justin Roiland).

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