Beginning June 1st fans can purchase the soundtrack to Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 featuring the music of legendary, Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer. The 17-track score from what has become the biggest entertainment launch in history, includes an original score by Lorne Balfe with the main theme and executive music production by Zimmer.
The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 soundtrack release is part of a larger overall digital distribution deal between Activision and Fontana, the award-winning independent sales, marketing, and distribution division of Universal Music Group, will be the first among many others to be made available online. The entire soundtrack can be purchased for a retail price of $9.99 or $.99 per track on iTunes.
Hans Zimmer, one of the most respected film composers, has won numerous awards and honors for his scores in such films as Gladiator, Rain Man, The Dark Knight, The Last Samurai and The Thin Red Line among others. He also composed the music for the new Christopher Nolan movie Inception which comes out this summer. With over 100 films to his credit, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 represents Zimmer’s video game soundtrack debut.