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Microsoft announced the Halo 4 original soundtrack is available in a number of formats starting on October 22. The soundtrack features 15 tracks and over 75 minutes of music.
In addition to the soundtrack, which was composed and produced by Neil Davidge of Massive Attack, there's also a remix album included in a limited edition box set featuring DJ Skee, Sander Van Doorn, Apocalyptica, Hundred Waters and more.
Below is a list of all the details and buying options per Microsoft:
“Halo 4” Original Soundtrack (available in physical CD and digital formats)• Available for standalone purchase of $13.98 (U.S. ERP), the “Halo 4” Original Soundtrack features 15 themes from award-winning producer Neil Davidge, co-writer and producer of the pioneering trip hop group Massive Attack. This marks the first time a new composer has taken the reins for the iconic series’ musical score since the launch of the original “Halo” game more than a decade ago.
• Working in collaboration with 343 Industries, Davidge and his production team enlisted a 16-person hand-picked male tenor / bass choir plus 10 females from the London Bulgarian Choir, a full 50 piece orchestra and a whole host of other performers to bring the music of “Halo 4” to life through a massive production effort on par with a major Hollywood blockbuster.
• In addition, “Halo” fans who purchase a physical copy of the Original Soundtrack will receive a free download voucher for three exclusive remix tracks and three additional Davidge tracks not included on the soundtrack but featured in the “Halo 4” game. These game pieces will not be available on any other platform other than through the physical CD purchase.“Halo 4” Original Soundtrack List and Titles (CD & Digital):
1. Awakening 2. Belly Of The Beast 3. Requiem 4. Legacy 5. Faithless 6. Nemesis 7. Haven 8. Ascendancy 9. Solace 10. To Galaxy 11. Immaterial 12. 117 13. Arrival 14. Revival 15. Green And Blue “Halo 4” Special Digital Original Soundtrack • The Special Digital Original Soundtrack features the full content of the Original Soundtrack, a digital booklet, as well as six bonus remix tracks composed by renowned producer Neil Davidge and remixed as follows: “To Galaxy (Sander Van Doorn & Julian Jordan Remix),” “Awakening (Gui Boratto Remix),” “Revival (DJ Skee & THX Remix),” “Ascendancy (Caspa Remix),” “Requiem (Bobby Tank Remix) and “The Beauty of Cortana (Apocalyptica vs. Neil Davidge Remix).”“Halo 4” Special Edition 2-Disc Box Set (available direct to consumer) • Available for preorder today for $75 (U.S. ERP), the “Halo 4” Special Edition 2-Disc Box Set includes: o “Halo 4” Original Soundtrack o “Halo 4” 14-track remix album o Exclusive “Making of ‘Halo 4’ Music” DVD containing over 70 minutes of unique behind the scenes footage, interviews and recording sessions from Abbey Road o Exclusive hardcoverbook on the “Making of ‘Halo 4’ Music” featuring production and composition notes from Neil Davidge plus exclusive behind-the-scenes photos and exclusive artwork images o Exclusive 12” Neil Davidge signed art print o Exclusive 180g heavy weight 12” Vinyl Full color Picture Disk of Master Chief and Cortana in a uniquely designed Sleeve bag o Exclusive Avatar T-Shirt download (Male & Female) o The first 5000 orders will all be individually numbered in a limited series and personalized by Neil Davidge o Preorder at: http://halowaypoint.com/halo4soundtrack“Halo 4” Remix Album Track List and Titles:1. Awakening – Gui Boratto Remix 2. Green And Blue – KOAN Sound Remix3. Requiem – Bobby Tank Remix4. Ascendancy – Caspa Remix 5 To Galaxy – Sander Van Doorn & Julian Jordan Remix6. Haven – Hundred Waters Remix7. Revival – DJ Skee & THX Remix8. Ascendancy – Matt Lange Remix 9. Nemesis – Alvin Risk Remix10. Solace – Maor Levi Remix11. Arrival – Norin & Rad Remix12. Green And Blue – Andrew Bayer Remix13. Foreshadow – James Iha Remix14. The Beauty Of Cortana – Apocalyptica vs. Neil Davidge Remix All Soundtrack formats will be released by Microsoft’s new soundtrack partner, 7Hz Productions and affiliates: Friday October 19th, Australia & New Zealand (7Hz / Sony Music); Monday October 22nd UK & Eire, Europe & Japan (Essential), USA & Canada, South America (The End/RED).