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Daughter - 'Music From Before The Storm' To Be Released On Vinyl For Record Store Day
Daughter : 'Music From Before The Storm' To Be Released On Vinyl For Record Store Day
6th March 2018

Daughter’s original music score for the videogame Life Is Strange: Before The Storm, will be given an official vinyl release as part of Record Store Day on 21st April, 2018.  Music from Before The Storm, which was released digitally last year to coincide with the game’s release, will be made available as a limited-edition double-LP with a gatefold sleeve, and features additional artwork by Lindsay McDonagh.

You can stream the album on digital platforms here.

Before The Storm is the prequel to Life Is Strange, the hugely successful BAFTA award-winning narrative driven game released in 2015.  Boundary-breaking, with principal characters tackling real life issues such as bullying, suicide and teen pregnancy, the episodic series has garnered plaudits, whilst Daughter’s soundtrack was celebrated by both music and videogame fans.

“We are so proud to have written the soundtrack for Life Is Strange:  Before The Storm.  It was our first experience working on an original soundtrack, and we are so honoured to have been given the opportunity to work with the team,” remarks Daughter singer Elena Tonra.  “We loved the story on first read as it centres around realistic female lead characters who are emotional, intelligent, sensitive and badass in equal measure.  I think the characters themselves have really inspired the soundscapes we have created.  It was a pleasure to be involved.”

“We wanted to have fun with this project so we made something we felt could be a soundtrack for the characters in the game themselves.  It was also important for us to make sure this collection of songs and pieces of music stood on their own so we really went that extra mile.  We hope players and non players alike will equally enjoy it,” notes founding member Igor Haefeli.

Listen to ‘All I Wanted’, a track written and produced by Elena Tonra, here.  A song for the game’s teenage protagonist, Chloe, Tonra says, “it’s a song for friendship and a song for first loves… half a recreation of my teenage voice and half my adult voice looking back, observing the scenes.”