The Last of Us Official Theme

#1 Edited by Fjordson (2557 posts) -
Naughty Dog has revealed that double Oscar-winner Gustavo Santaolalla is composing the music for upcoming PS3-exclusive The Last Of Us. The Argentine composer won back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Score for his work on Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Babel (2006).
"With this music we're trying to get emotion. We're not going for horror," Druckmann explained. "There's going to be horrific things happening in this game, but that's not the focus of it. The monsters aren't the focus of it, it's the relationship between Joel and Ellie."

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-12-13-the-last-of-us-scored-by-oscar-winner-gustavo-santaolalla

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http://youtu.be/ssLAf5akbfU

I like it a lot. Almost get a Fallout vibe from it in the beginning. The more I hear about this game, the more interested I am.

#2 Posted by Enigma777 (6239 posts) -

You forgot the "Song" part. I was expecting something completely different....

#3 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19824 posts) -

@Enigma777 said:

You forgot the "Song" part. I was expecting something completely different....

What did you think "official theme" would mean?

#4 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -

That's definitely a song.

#5 Posted by valrog (3741 posts) -

Wow, I like it.

#6 Posted by Enigma777 (6239 posts) -
@FluxWaveZ said:

@Enigma777 said:

You forgot the "Song" part. I was expecting something completely different....

What did you think "official theme" would mean?

A PS3 theme...
#7 Edited by Vonocourt (2180 posts) -

2012's soundtrack of the year perhaps?

#8 Posted by Polydeukes (99 posts) -
#9 Posted by SHADOWINFINITE (619 posts) -

Great stuff

#10 Posted by Cloudenvy (5874 posts) -

That's...Some pretty awesome music. : )

#11 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -

I want a PS3.

#12 Posted by OllyOxenFree (5008 posts) -

REALLY awesome stuff!

#13 Posted by BraveToaster (12636 posts) -

That's pretty good. I wasn't expecting it.

#14 Edited by RuthLoose (871 posts) -

It sounds like a more tense take on Akira Yamaoka's Theme of Laura.

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Or a riff on Diablo II's Act I wilderness.

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#15 Posted by TheHBK (5663 posts) -

I would have used this...

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#16 Posted by JCTango (1485 posts) -

@Fjordson: Sounds like something out of Borderlands, as well. Good song.

@RuthLoose: Yep, totally agree. Sounds like a Diablo theme song too, hehe.

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