Thursday, January 24, 2008

Crysis Soundtrack by Inon Zur released by Sumthing Else Records

Crysis Soundtrack by Inon Zur
One of 2007's most popular games (almost single-handedly re-invigorating the PC gaming market), was EA's CRYSIS. Ok...maybe that's a little over the top, but it is the first game that has actually made me miss PC gaming since becoming a console-convert.
The pulsating score for CRYSIS was composed by veteran game composer, INON ZUR. Good news folks, the release is less than a week away. Herewith the official press release...
MEDIA RELEASE
SUMTHING ELSE MUSIC WORKS ANNOUNCES
RELEASE OF THE CRYSIS ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

Inon Zur's Original Music Score From Groundbreaking Video Game
Available in Stores on CD and for Digital Download on January 29th

New York – January 24th, 2008 – Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc., through a licensing relationship with Crytek, proudly presents CRYSIS Original Soundtrack. The soundtrack from the next-generation PC first-person shooter is released on January 29th, 2008 to retail outlets worldwide through Nile Rodgers’ Sumthing Else Music Works record label www.sumthing.com, and for digital download at www.sumthingdigital.com and iTunes®.

The CRYSIS Original Soundtrack features over an hour of original orchestral music written and conducted by award-winning film, television and video game composer Inon Zur and performed by the Northwest Sinfonia Orchestra. Renowned for composing emotionally dynamic orchestral music, Inon Zur was commissioned by Crytek to produce a modern cinematic score that heightens the impact of the dramatic storyline, realistic environments and highly-evolved gameplay.

Inon Zur’s compositions feature sweeping themes, immersive setup pieces, intense action music, and “otherworldly” musical soundscapes performed by the orchestra to invoke the alien influences in the game.

Zur’s previous video game credits include Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones, Prince of Persia: Warrior Within, Men of Valor, Champions of Norrath: Realms of EverQuest, SOCOM II, Baldur’s Gate II: Throne of Bhaal. For more information on the composer please visit www.inonzur.com.

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