06 November 2012
The ‘Halo 4 Original Soundtrack’, released on Monday 22nd October on 7Hz Productions in conjunction with 343 Industries, has just set the official record as the highest-charting video game soundtrack ever.
In the US, the ‘Halo 4 Original Soundtrack’ by award-winning producer and composer Neil Davidge, is currently #50 in the Billboard Chart, #10 in the Independent Album Billboard chart and #3 the National Soundtrack Chart.
”7Hz Productions and its affiliates are thrilled with the ‘Halo 4’ soundtrack sales. Together with 343 Industries, Microsoft, Neil Davidge and his team, we have pushed the boundaries to present this soundtrack in a new and exciting way. The Original Soundtrack, the remixes and the ‘Special Limited Edition Soundtrack Box Set’ are only the start of a very exciting new chapter in the Halo music universe.” James Cassidy, 7Hz Productions
This record-breaking result is especially impressive, as the ‘Halo 4’ game isn’t available until Tuesday 6th November. Such is the demand and anticipation for all things ‘Halo 4’, coupled with the critical acclaim for the Neil Davidge’s stunning soundtrack, that game fans and music lovers alike have bought into the O.S.T. early and wholeheartedly.
This achievement precedes the release of the ‘Halo 4 Special Limited Edition 3-Disc Box Set’, also available on Tuesday November 6th. Upon the release of the ‘Halo 4’ game, sales of the 'Halo 4 Original Soundtrack’ are predicted to rise even more, and the ‘Special Limited Edition Soundtrack is also primed for success.
The ‘Halo 4 Special Limited Edition Soundtrack, includes a ‘Making of Halo 4 Music – ‘Composing A Universe’ DVD, a hardcover book on containing Neil Davidge production and composition notes, an exclusive 12’ Neil Davidge signed art print, 180g heavy weight 12’ vinyl colour picture disk of Master Chief and Cortana, and an Avatar T-Shirt download (Male & Female). It also contains a remix CD, featuring 14 interpretations by some of the biggest and best dance/electronic music producers in the world; Gui Boratto, KOAN Sound, Bobby Tank, Caspa, Sander Van Doorn & Julian Jordan, Hundred Waters, DJ Skee & THX Remix, Matt Lange, Alvin Risk, Maor Levi, Norin & Rad, Andrew Bayer, James Iha, and Apocalyptica vs. Neil Davidge.
With a mammoth amount of top-drawer support from both gaming, music and lifestyle publications/ websites, plus support from national radio and some of the world’s biggest DJ/producers, the ‘Halo 4 Original Soundtrack’ and ‘Halo 4 Special Limited Edition Soundtrack’ look set to make even more of a huge impact in the coming weeks.