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.