This year, Lakeshore Records has curated a new playlist of select tracks featuring score cues by the world’s top and rising women composers! You may already know most of these talented individuals who have made a name for themselves in the film, television, and video game music worlds. You may have missed their latest soundtrack releases. In commemoration of International Women’s Day 2022, we invite you to take a listen and hopefully end up on a deep dive of discovery through these incredible composers’ discographies as this Spotify playlist is by no means a complete picture of all they have to offer. What soundtracks have you rediscovered below?
Electronic Arts‘ ultra-realistic Battlefield 2042 video game deserves the equally masterful and groundbreaking soundtrack composed by Oscar, two-time SCL, BAFTA, and GRAMMY Award-winning composer Hildur Gudnadottir and two-time GRAMMY Award-winning composer Sam Slater! But, don’t take our word for it!
For your consideration: experience the Battlefield 2042 game score as it lives in the immersive, interactive gameplay sequences in these exclusive videos!
Go behind the scenes:
You can also listen to the full album released by EA and Lakeshore Records on Spotify:
“Hildur Guðnadóttir’s masterpiece… it’s gone way beyond our expectations. Hildur Guðnadóttir is pushing Battlefield’s music in an astonishingly cinematic and heart-racing direction.” – Early Gamer
Lakeshore Records has released the highly-anticipated soundtrack to Battlefield 2042, featuring score by two-time GRAMMY, Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy, and BAFTA Award-winning composer Hildur Guðnadóttir (Joker, Chernobyl) and composer Sam Slater (score producer Joker, Chernobyl). Electronic Arts and DICE announced the release in August for the latest entry in the Battlefield™ franchise.
Lakeshore Records released the digital album worldwide and Invada Records will co-release the vinyl edition. Stay tuned for more details! Listen to the full album below and learn more about this score that is “an absolute game-changer for the medium.” (Steve Schnur, Electronic Arts President of Music)
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Academy Award winner Hildur Guðnadóttir, Academy Award nominee Nicholas Britell, and Academy Award Nominee Kris Bowers headline LA Phil’s upcoming series, Reel Change: The New Era of Film Music!
This exciting new program celebrates the evolution of modern film music with performances by Hildur Guðnadóttir, whose live performance will include music from her recent release Battlefield 2042 (Lakeshore Records) on November 19; Kris Bowers (November 20); and Nicholas Britell (November 21). Get your tickets and more details at LA Phil online.
“In recent years, film music has undergone yet another transformation, with composers coming to the form not only from conservatories but also from the worlds of hip-hop, rock, jazz, and experimental music. Many work in close collaboration with directors to evoke mood as much as emotion. With programs curated by composers, Reel Change: The New Era of Film Music celebrates this period of increasingly adventurous film music and the wide-ranging influences of its most groundbreaking voices.”
All three composers have recently released soundtracks on Lakeshore Records; listen to their soundtracks below.
Exciting news! Academy Award Winner Hildur Gudnadottir (Joker) and Sam Slater are scoring Electronic Arts’ Battlefield 2042, the forthcoming near-future first-person shooter video game. developed by DICE, EA will release Battlefield 2042 on October 22, 2021. Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack digitally. Lakeshore and Invada Records will partner on the vinyl release! Read the full story at Billboard.
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