Because I’m typing faster than iam8bit can upload their store I completely missed out on the other two releases in the previous post on Conker’s Bad Fur Day so here goes!
Grant Kirkhope’s soundtrack to Viva Piñata and David Wise’s soundtrack for Battletoads In Battlemaniacs are also both getting released for Black Friday.
Viva Piñata will be a 2LP on “sweet and sour” pink and green colored records. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Ashton Dame.
Battletoads In Battlemaniacs will be a single LP on “toad” multicolor starburst vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Dima Drjuchin.
Both will be remastered for these vinyl releases and include digital downloads (sent via e-mail and only if ordered from iam8bit).
Viva Piñata will be priced at $35 and Battletoads In Battlemaniacs at $28. Both are scheduled to release in Q2 2018.
Viva Piñata can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).
Battletoads In Battlemaniacs can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).
Today Laced Records announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to the upcoming platformer Yooka-Laylee to vinyl. The soundtrack is composed by Grant Kirkhope, David Wise, and Steve Burke.
The soundtrack will be released as a 180g 2LP with one record on green and the other on purple vinyl. It will feature original art from Playtonic Games and includes the digital soundtrack as well.
The game itself is out on April 10, 2017, but the soundtrack will be out a few days before on April 7. You can preorder it now via Laced Records’ store (and you can listen to some of the tracks there as well).
Iam8bit pulled a big surprise move today when they announced that not only will the (previously announced) Battletoads vinyl soundtrack go up for pre-order tomorrow, but it will do so alongside two other Rare soundtracks – Banjo Kazooie and Perfect Dark.
David Wise’s Battletoads soundtrack will have very similar artwork and the same vinyl color as the SDCC Comic Con exclusive version, but will not have an embossed cover or a sound chip. It will also feature different gatefold artwork.
Grant Kirkhope’s Banjo Kazooie soundtrack will be on 2LP and come one brown and one red vinyl record. Grant Kirkhope, Graeme Norgate and David Clynick’s Perfect Dark soundtrack will also be a 2LP and come on red and blue splatter vinyl.
Update: All three are scheduled to be released in November.
All three releases will be limited to 3000 copies each. See artwork and vinyl colors below.