Varèse Sarabande have just announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Star Wars: Shadows Of The Empire on vinyl.
This is being branded as the “original video game soundtrack”, although in reality this release, which came out originally in 1996 on CD, is the soundtrack to the novel of the same name (which the game is based on). Only four tracks from this release was actually used in the Nintendo 64 game.
The release is a single LP on black vinyl and will be housed in a regular LP jacket with the original artwork by Drew Struzan from the 1996 CD release.
Varèse Sarabande have announced that they are releasing Austin Wintory’s soundtrack to the game Tooth And Tail on vinyl. This will be Varèse Sarabande’s first video game soundtrack release on vinyl.
While the majority of compositions are by Wintory himself he’s also brought in several known composers and soloists for some of the songs such as HyperDuck Soundworks, Salome Scheidegger, Darren Korb and more.
The release will be a 2LP on black vinyl and is housed in a gatefold jacket. The vinyl release has slightly different artwork from its digital and CD counterparts.
It is priced at currently priced at $32.50 on Amazon, but the prices varies slightly from different retailers. It released on December 15, 2017 and is shipping now.