GAME OF THRONES® SOUNDTRACK FEATURING ORIGINAL MUSIC BY RAMIN DJAWADI SET FOR RELEASE JUNE 4th
Features Three Versions Of The Game Of Thrones Theme,
“It's Always Summer Under The Sea" (Shireen's Song) by Kerry Ingram,
And “The Bear And The Maiden Fair” by The Hold Steady
(June 3, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA) –WaterTower Music and HBO® today announced the June 4 digital release of the nineteen song album Game Of Thrones (Music from the HBO® Series) Season 3. A physical CD is scheduled to be released July 9.
Grammy® nominee Ramin Djawadi (Iron Man, “Prison Break,” Pacific Rim) composed the score for this album, which offers fans three different versions of the Game of Thrones theme – two of them previously unreleased. "Dark Wings, Dark Words" is a downtempo choir version of the theme, and "For The Realm" is a solo guitar version of the theme performed by Djawadi himself.
Additional music on the album are the songs “It's Always Summer Under The Sea" (Shireen's Song) performed by Kerry Ingram – who plays the character of Shireen on the show, along with “The Bear And The Maiden Fair” by The Hold Steady. Both songs were heard in Game of Thrones episodes this season.
The track listing is as follows:
01: Main Title
02: A Lannister Always Pays His Debts
04: I Paid The Iron Price
05: Chaos Is A Ladder
06: Dark Wings, Dark Words
07: You Know Nothing
08: Wall Of Ice
10: I Have To Go North
11: White Walkers
12: “It's Always Summer Under The Sea" (Shireen's Song) - Kerry Ingram
14: "The Bear And The Maiden Fair" - The Hold Steady
15: The Night Is Dark
16: The Lannisters Send Their Regards
17: Heir To Winterfell
19: For The Realm
The soundtrack will be available through all digital retailers, CD retail locations as well as the HBO Shop (42nd & 6th Ave and www.store.hbo.com) for the suggested retail price of $11.98.
Game of Thrones is based on George R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song Of Ice and Fire, where political and sexual intrigue abound as seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros.
About WaterTower Music:
WaterTower Music , the in house music label for Warner Bros., has been releasing recorded music since 2001. Distributed through InGrooves Fontana, WTM has released over 150 titles, including the film soundtracks to “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “Project X,”, “Rock of Ages,” “Hairspray,” “Sex and the City,” “Elf,” “The Notebook,” and “Love and Basketball” among others. Its 2013 schedule includes “42,” “Pacific Rim,” and “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.”
About HBO Global Licensing
HBO Global Licensing officially licenses the HBO® brand for the development and merchandising of innovative product lines inspired by the network’s award-winning programming. With products created around classic series like The Sopranos® and Sex and the City® to current hits like True Blood® and Game of Thrones®, items include fashion apparel, jewelry, digital and CD soundtracks, games, books as well as exclusive, premium collections in partnership with upscale, designer brands. Official licensed merchandise can be purchased in retail stores nationwide, at http://store.hbo.com, and at the groundbreaking HBO retail hub, the HBO Shop®, located at 42nd and 6th Avenue in New York City. HBO Global Licensing products are also sold internationally across Europe, Asia and Australia.