Published October 17, 2007
Microsoft and Sumthing Else Music Works announced today the upcoming release of the Official Halo 3 Original Soundtrack album. The companies today confirmed the first details of the album, which will be available in stores this Thanksgiving and will be produced and co-produced by two of the music industry's most respected veterans, Nile Rodgers and Michael Ostin, respectively.
The Official Halo 3 Original Soundtrack, created by award-winning composer Marty O'Donnell and Michael Salvatori, offers you the chance to experience the sounds of Halo® 3 and relive your battles as Master Chief with rich original orchestrated scores from the game and additional bonus tracks. This soundtrack will consist of a double CD set available exclusively on Nile Rodgers' Sumthing Else Music Works label. O'Donnell's work on the three previous Halo soundtrack albums (also available on Sumthing Else Music Works) has garnered critical acclaim and numerous awards.
Get Featured on the Soundtrack
To celebrate the release, Microsoft is sponsoring a nationwide contest to identify one lucky artist or band to be included on the Official Halo 3 Original Soundtrack. Submissions are currently being accepted on the Halo 3 MySpace page at myspace.com/halo3 until 12:00 P.M. PT on October 22, 2007.
Submissions will be reviewed by an esteemed Halo Judging Council, moderated by both Halo 3 album producers Nile Rodgers and Michael Ostin and composer Marty O'Donnell.
Grand prize winners and second and third place finishers will also receive a Halo 3 prize package including an Xbox 360 Halo 3 Special Edition Console, a copy of the Halo 3 game, additional Halo 3 merchandise, an exclusive Halo 3 Ibanez Xiphos electric guitar, and a Zune-Halo 3 edition music player.
For more information on the, contest and other exclusive content, please visit www.myspace.com/halo3.
For more information on the Halo 3 soundtrack, check out www.sumthing.com.