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British Sea Power Release 'Disco Elysium' Game Soundtrack
Christian Eede , March 30th, 2021 14:47

The score took the honour of best music at last year's games BAFTAs

British Sea Power have given their soundtrack to 2019 game Disco Elysium a full release.

Marking the game's arrival on Playstation and Stadia platforms, the soundtrack is now available to purchase digitally via the band's Bandcamp page, and on double CD via their website. Two special limited triple vinyl editions of the soundtrack are also being lined up for a June release to coincide with the game's Xbox and Nintendo Switch launches.

Speaking about British Sea Power's work on the game, guitarist Martin Noble says: "It was about five years ago when the Disco Elysium journey first began for us. A wide-eyed enthusiast called Robert Kurvitz had flown over the Baltic Sea from Tallinn to talk to us about his idea for BSP to soundtrack his Estonian computer game. His enthusiasm, vocabulary, speed and depth of thought was striking.

"Now, over a million copies of the game have been sold on Steam and it's just about to be released on other platforms. Thanks to the game's success, we've been really lucky in being able to survive as a band through the pandemic and it's enabled us to finish writing and recording the next BSP album. You might hear a Disco Elysium track or two on it, re-imagined as a full band song, with singing and choruses. They were always designed to become songs, but Disco Elysium hijacked them early in their genesis!"

Disco Elysium is a role-playing video game set in a city that is still recovering from a war decades prior to the game's start. Players take the role of an amnesic detective who has been charged with solving a murder mystery. British Sea Power's soundtrack for the game picked up the honour of best music at last year's games BAFTAs.

Disco Elysium OST is out now on Golden Chariot.