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Ubisoft and Lakeshore Releases ‘Asssasin’s Creed Valhalla – The Ravens Saga’ EP! Music By Jesper Kyd, Sarah Schachner Ft. Einar Selvik

Assassin's Creed Valhalla - The Ravens Saga | Ubisoft, Lakeshore Records

[The main theme] serves as both a seemingly accurate and appropriate representation of 9th-century Viking culture as well as a launching point to excite players for their action-packed adventure. – Josh Chesler, Spin

Ubisoft and Lakeshore Records have released Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – The Ravens Saga, featuring music by Jesper Kyd, Sarah Schachner (feat. Einar Selvik)!  The seven-track EP is availble now digitally on all major music services.

Ubisoft also premiered an exclusive interview with Kyd, Schachner and Selvik, accompanied by the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Official Soundtrack Cinematic Trailer featuring the viking character, Eivor, which you can watch below.

The second soundtrack EP, composed by Assassin’s Creed veterans Sarah Schachner and Jesper Kyd and Norwegian musician Einar “Kvitrafn” Selvik, is out now, and it includes the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla main theme. A collaborative effort, the main theme is the product of seasoned Assassin’s Creed composers, and fresh Nordic stylings. 

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Remix Singles By Koda and 2WEI Taken From The Trailer – Out Now

Lakeshore Records in collaboration with Ubisoft has released two singles taken from the Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla trailer!  Out now digitally on all major music services are “Soul Of A Man (FFM Remix)” by Koda, and “Rattle and Run (Valhalla Remix)” by 2WEI.  Keep reading to download and listen now.

The EP, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Out Of The North, featuring original music by Jesper Kyd, Sarah Schachner and Einar Selvik is out now digitally on Lakeshore Records: [Download/Listen]

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Ubisoft and Lakeshore Announce Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Out Of The North EP, Available July 17!

Lakeshore Records has teamed up with video game giant Ubisoft to release the EP, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Out Of The North, available digitally worldwide on Friday, July 17, 2020!  The EP precedes the forthcoming full album which arrives later this year with the highly-anticipated video game release!  This 7-track EP features original compositions from Jesper Kyd and Sarah Schachner as well as an original song by Einar Selvik (of Wardruna).

Pre-save and pre-order the album now: [Digital]

 

Stay tuned for more album updates!

 

 

‘Anthem’ Composer Sarah Schachner Talks Composing For Video Games and That Game Awards Performance! | Twinfinite

But it’s more than just the appearance of Anthem’s world that makes it so compelling. It has a palpable atmosphere that really draws you into the mystery of its sci-fi meets fantasy aesthetic, and for me, that’s in no small part due to a superb musical score. – Alex Gibson, Twinfinite

As an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and modular synth artist/programmer, critically-acclaimed Composer Sarah Schachner who many know from her Call Of Duty and Assassin’s Creed game scores talks to Twinfinite about her Anthem video game score (out now on Lakeshore Records and EA Games), one of the most exciting game music releases of the year! Even if you haven’t played the multi-player role playing game developed by game titans BioWare and Electronic Arts (EA), just know the music has been praised by critics for its cinematic, world-building composition, right in that sweet spot for film music fans.

Senior Editor Alex Gibson jumped at the chance to interview Sarah and you can check out the full story now at Twinfinite!

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Listen]

Anthem, from its inception, has always been something that we wanted to be very different from a Dragon Age or Mass Effect or even Baldur’s Gate.” It began, he says, with a question: “How do you tell a story, how do you have an amazing game, in a cooperative space where your friends are telling the story with you?”

Play Anthem now at Anthem online.

Review: Sarah Schachner’s Score To Blockbuster Anthem Video Game | A Closer Listen

Surpassing 80 minutes, its score is a grand orchestral set with electronic incursions that evoke the sci-fi elements of the game’s world. So far so expected. But there are more ~ and surprising ~ elements fused into the bodies of these pieces that make them well worth a listen. – A Closer Listen

Music discovery and review site A Closer Listen shines a spotlight on Sarah Schachner’s epic score to Anthem, the blockbuster new video game from EA Games / BioWare! The album review of one of the most exciting new video game soundtrack releases of the year might just trigger a repeat listen as you compare notes on the individual tracks called out in the piece. Plus, you might find a bonus bit of video game soundtrack news if you scroll to the very end. Read it now at A Closer Listen. What’s your favorite part of the Anthem soundtrack?

In partnership with EA Games, Lakeshore Records has released the video game soundtrack, available now digitally worldwide!

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Listen]

Anthem, from its inception, has always been something that we wanted to be very different from a Dragon Age or Mass Effect or even Baldur’s Gate.” It began, he says, with a question: “How do you tell a story, how do you have an amazing game, in a cooperative space where your friends are telling the story with you?”

Play Anthem now at Anthem online.