CHVRCHES share ‘Death Stranding’ from Hideo Kojima’s forthcoming online game soundtrack – Dancing Astronaut

Resounding synth-pop trio, CHVRCHES, have returned with their latest single: collaboration with online game auteur, Hideo Kojima, “Death Stranding.” The observe comes from the soundtrack scoring Kojima’s newest enterprise, motion recreation DEATH STRANDING: Timefall.

The soundtrack shall be launched in November alongside the online game. The full LP options unique tracks from a wide range of outstanding artists together with Khalid, Au/Ra, Alan Walker, The Neighbourhood, and extra. Kojima’s recreation focuses thematically on the connection between life and dying, constructing on the concept of forging “Strands” with different gamers in an try and reconnect a fragmented society. CHVRCHES’ “Death Stranding” imbues the band’s beloved synth-pop, ethereal vocals, and euphoric synths—concurrently reflecting the sunshine vs. darkish current in Death Stranding‘s by means of line.

“We had been actually excited in regards to the alternative to work with Kojima as a result of we've got been followers of his work for a very long time,” the band says of the discharge. “He has all the time been such a visionary within the gaming world and we had been honored to be concerned within the undertaking. The idea of ‘Death Stranding’ is so distinctive and actually felt to us prefer it was difficult folks to care in regards to the world they create—within the recreation and in any other case. We wrote this music particularly for Death Stranding, pondering of the themes of the sport and what it's making an attempt to say to folks.”

CHVRCHES’ most up-to-date album Love Is Dead arrived final yr, May 2018 and noticed the Glasglow act becoming a member of forces with Grammy-award profitable producer Greg Kurstin. DEATH STRANDING: Timefall is out November 7 on Sony/RCA.

TRACKLIST:
01 Khalid – “Trigger”
02 Au/Ra & Alan Walker – “Ghost”
03 CHVRCHES – “Death Stranding”
04 The Neighbourhood – “Yellow Box”
05 The S.L.P. – “Meanwhile…In Genova”
06 Bring Me The Horizon – “Ludens”
07 Flora Cash – “Born In The Slumber”
08 MISSIO – “Sing To Me”

H/T: Stereogum