Original music from renowned video games composers released today through Laced Records
Video game music label Laced Records, in partnership with Team17 and Playtonic Games today announce the worldwide release of the official Yooka-Laylee soundtrack on CD, Double LP and digital platforms. Physical versions are available now on the Laced Records store and you can stream the full album on Spotify today.
Composed by a trio of Rare stalwarts, Grant Kirkhope (Goldeneye 007, Banjo-Kazooie), David Wise (Battletoads, Donkey Kong Country) and Steve Burke (Kameo, Viva Piñata), the music of Yooka-Laylee is a melodic masterpiece, evoking memories of classic platforming puzzle adventures, packed with quirky compositions that perfectly complement the game’s unique cast of colourful characters!
“It’s great to be celebrating the release of the game with a separate soundtrack release. We’ve had the pleasure of humming these tunes all day throughout development and were blessed to have great composers write music for us in their renowned style” said Gavin Price, MD of Playtonic.
The Yooka-Laylee soundtrack comprises of 28 original tracks, with CD and digital versions including 10 extra tracks of variant compositions.
The double LP set spreads the listening experience across two deluxe 180g vinyl records, packaged in a deluxe heavyweight sleeve, and pressed on vivid purple and green, reflecting Yooka-Laylee’s titular heroes. The CD is presented in a deluxe gatefold sleeve, with both formats featuring gorgeous artwork from the game. A digital download of the full album is also included exclusively with vinyl purchased from the Laced Records store.
Yooka-Laylee enthusiasts and fans of all video game music can purchase the CD and vinyl right now, at lacedrecords.com
Yooka-Laylee launches on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac and Linux on the 11th April 2017 and is available to pre-order digitally now via the Xbox Store, PlayStation Store, Steam and GOG. A boxed version is also available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from select retailers.
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Developed by Playtonic and published by Team17, Yooka-Laylee stars the charismatic new buddy duo Yooka and Laylee, who use an arsenal of special moves to explore – and expand – gorgeous 3D worlds filled with collectibles to discover, secrets to unlock and a cast of quirky characters to meet (or defeat).
About Team17 Digital Ltd
Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital Limited is a leading international games label that hosts the Worms franchise, Yooka-
About Playtonic Games
Founded in 2014, Playtonic Games is an independent developer based in Derby, UK. Between them, the Playtonic team has over 100 years of combined experience working on legendary gaming franchises and is currently developing the much-anticipated 3D platformer Yooka-Laylee.
About Laced Records
Established in 2015, Laced Records has made a quick and lasting impression on the industry, managing the licensing and commercial release of video game music, including bespoke PR and marketing for the artists and composers.
In its first year, Laced’s roster has included soundtracks from No Man’s Sky (65daysofstatic) Hotline Miami, Enter the Gungeon (Adam Drucker AKA Doseone), Final Symphony & Symphonic Fantasies (Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Chromo Trigger), NOCT (Robin Finck – Nine Inch Nails, Guns N Roses), Hard West (Marcin Przybyłowicz – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter), OlliOlli2 (BAFTA nominated game), Volume (David Housden – BAFTA nominated composer of Thomas Was Alone) and Curve Digital’s Pumped BMX.
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