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Daughter - 'Music From Before The Storm' Out September, Listen To 'Burn It Down' Now
Daughter : 'Music From Before The Storm' Out September, Listen To 'Burn It Down' Now
8th August 2017

​Daughter has unveiled a partnership with Square Enix, publisher of award winning and best selling videogame franchises such as Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider, to create an original musical score for their highly anticipated new game Life Is Strange : Before The Storm.  The entire soundtrack entitled Music from Before the Storm will be released digitally on September 1, 2017.  The game also includes three songs from Daughter’s back catalogue. 



Before The Storm is the prequel to Life is Strange, the hugely successful BAFTA award winning narrative driven game  released in 2015.  It was a boundary breaking videogame, with principal characters drawn from real life facing everyday issues, touching upon difficult situations such as bullying, suicide, teen pregnancy as well as tackling the complexities of love and friendship.  The original game was celebrated for the strength of its music, and Daughter’s involvement in the next instalment is a brilliant continuation in the franchise’s development.

“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.

Life Is Strange: Before The Storm is set in Arcadia Bay, three years before the events of the first game in the series.  Players will take on the role of a rebellious 16 year old Chloe Price who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber;  a beautiful and popular girl destined for success.  When Rachel’s world is turned upside down by family secret, it takes this new found alliance to give each other the strength to overcome their demons.

Listen to 'Burn It Down' below, or stream on all platforms here.
Pre-order the digital album via 4AD here.  ​

Daughter - Music From Before The Storm
1. Glass
2. Burn It Down
3. Flaws
4. Hope
5. The Right Way Around
6. Witches
7. Departure
8. All I Wanted
9. I Can’t Live Here Anymore
10. Dreams Of William
11. Improve
12. Voices
13. A Hole In The Earth

31st - 03rd - Into the Great Wide Open 2017, Vlieland, Netherlands

4th - Teatro Romano, Verona, Italy
5th - Villa Torlonia, San Mauro Pascoli, Italy
6th - Ex-convento Dell'annunziata, Sestri Levante, Italy
9th - Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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8th - Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI, US*
11th - Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA, US*
12th - Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre, San Diego, CA, US*
14th - Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA, US*

9th - Teatro La Cupula, Santiago, Chile
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11th - 12th - Personal Fest 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina
14th - Circo Voador, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
15th - Popload Festival 2017, Memorial Da América Latina, São Paulo, Brazil
16th - Theatro São Pedro, Porto Alegre, Brazil
18th - Festival Corona Capital 2017, Mexico City, Mexico

* - w/ The National