Jesper Kyd and Sarah Schachner’s score to Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Original Game Soundtrack) is available now on 2xLP vinyl! There is no time better time than now to get your loved ones this record in time for the holidays! As a reminder, vinyl often sells out fast on the Lakeshore Recordswebshop (US deliveries). Don’t miss out on this double LP variant in Red with Yellow Splatter and Teal with Black Smoke! Details below.
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Lakeshore Records teams up with Ubisoft to release the single,
“Canaid Lia Fáil (feat. Julie Fowlis) [2WEI & Ali Christenhusz Remix]” — avaialble now digitally! The single features original music by Einar Selvik, taken from Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla: Wrath Of The Druids—Original Game Soundtrack! The soundtrack comes from the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Wrath Of The Druids Game Expansion, which is also available now,
Listen to the single below or download it now here: [Digital]
Lakeshore Records and Ubisoft have teamed up once again to release Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Wrath Of The Druids—Original Game Soundtrack featuring music by Los Angeles-based composer Max Aruj and Norwegian musician Einar Selvik of folk/world band Wardruna, as well as vocals and whistle by Julie Fowlis. The album is the companion to Ubisoft’s first expansion of its hit game Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In Wrath Of The Druids, Eivor is summoned to Ireland, diving deep into Gaelic myths and folklore. The album is available May 13, 2021 across all available music platforms. See the album purchase link and track list below.
Lakeshore Records in partnership with Ubisoft are set to release Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: The Wave of Giants on both “Opaque White” vinyl and a special limited-edition “Evergreen” vinyl that feature music by Norwegian musician Einar Selvik of folk/world band Wardruna. Selvik shares ten evocative tracks steeped in Nordic musical traditions that further enliven the authentic ethnography of the Viking culture in the best-selling game Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Selvik is well known for his work on The History Channel’s “Vikings” series.
The opaque white edition will be released on June 4 and available at major retailers.
Its music, which Kyd and Schachner created alongside collaborator Einar Selvik (also of the traditionally rooted, Nordic folk act Wardruna), reflects Valhalla’s grandiosity. – Bandcamp
Bandcamp recently caught up with Assassin’s Creed Valhallacomposers Jesper Kyd and Sarah Schachner to talk about the unique instrumentation used and how the music was created to instill the many memorable music moments in the best-selling open-world game from Ubisoft! We learn how all three artists (including Einar Selvik) collaborated across three countries to produce this hit video game soundtrack that has been all the rage since its October 2020 release via Lakeshore Records and Ubisoft Music. We also learn about Sarah Schachner’s childhood fascination with Vikings – it’s quite a story that brings her involvement full-circle with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla! Check out the full interview now at Bandcamp.