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]
You read that right: Jesper Kyd and Sarah Schachner’s dedicated vinyl release of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Original Game Soundtrack is available now at retailers! If you need further motivation, we have all the details for you.
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.
Lakeshore Records in partnership with Ubisoft are set to release Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Original Game Soundtrack in a limited edition gatefold sleeve double album in “Red with Yellow Splatter” and “Teal with Black Smoke” vinyl featuring music by BAFTA Award-winning Danish music artist Jesper Kyd, the beloved composer of the Ezio trilogy as well as the first Assassin’s Creed Jesper Kyd and Sarah Schachner, the celebrated composer, musician, and producer of the acclaimed scores to Assassin’s Creed Origins and Assassin’s Creed Unity. The albums also feature vocal contributions by Norwegian musician Einar Selvik. The album will be released on May 28 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.