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Earlier in 2017, Black Screen Records was delighted to release BAFTA-winning composer Jessica Curry's acclaimed soundtrack to the classic game Dear Esther on physical formats for the game's 5th anniversary. Now the label will be releasing Curry's score to The Chinese Room's Google Daydream VR game So Let Us Melt on colored 180g double vinyl.
"Recording this soundtrack was such a special experience for me - it was amazing to be back at the world-renowned AIR studios with many of the same musicians and choir members who sang on Everybody's Gone to the Rapture," says Curry. "My previous soundtracks have had such a wonderful reaction and I'm hoping that this one will prove just as well-received. So Let Us Melt is very different to Dear Esther and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, but I'm so proud of it - I think it will surprise and delight fans in equal measure. I am thrilled that So Let Us Melt is being released on vinyl...and I am just completely in love with the artwork that Atomhawk have produced for the album."
Like the game, Curry's soundtrack moves through wonder and joy to shock and melancholy, amazement and mystery. It captures the playful energy of the singing machines as they make friends and build the world together; the epic drama of a story that spans an entire world and over 10 million years. It is bright and brilliant at one moment, raw and hollow the next. It is full of hope and awe and a wonderful energy that sees Curry evolve beyond the moody atmospherics of Dear Esther and the pastoral beauty of Everybody's Gone to the Rapture to something fresh and deeply original. So Let Us Melt fuses choral traditions with contemporary minimalism, joyful and moving string and harp with playful electronics and samples.
In So Let Us Melt, we hear a composer utterly at ease with her own unique and developing voice, breaking beyond themes and accents to create a sonic journey that perfectly captures the bittersweet wonder and myth-building of the game. This is an album full of warmth and life and it is unlike any other soundtrack you will hear this year.