Watch Exclusive Video Footage + Read John Powell Interview on TIME: http://ti.me/1xwJtEA
Relativity Music Group has released the highly anticipated soundtrack for DreamWorks Animation's upcoming "How To Train Your Dragon 2," June 10th. Following the Oscar-nominated soundtrack for 2010's original, How To Train Your Dragon, featuring collaborations from composer John Powell and Jónsi (frontman of the Icelandic atmospheric rock band, Sigur Rós), the duo returned to the studio to charm audiences once again. Go behind the scenes in-studio and read an exclusive interview with John Powell over at TIME here: http://ti.me/1xwJtEA. Purchase How To Train Your Dragon 2: Music From The Motion Picture on iTunes here: http://bit.ly/1s2QFb5. Purchase the ZinePak edition of the soundtrack exclusively through Walmart here: http://bit.ly/U7RiRY.
Critically acclaimed composer John Powell has contributed original compositions to over 50 film scores including "Happy Feet", "Shrek," "PS. I Love You", "X-Men: The Last Stand", "Rio", "Ice Age: The Meltdown", "The Bourne Identity" series, "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," "Robots", and numerous others. Powell's outstanding work on 2010's "How To Train Your Dragon" landed him two International Film Music Critics Association Awards (Score of The Year, Best Score for an Animated Feature) andearned him his first Academy Award®nomination at the 83rd Academy Awards.
About his time in the studio with Jónsi the second time around, Powell tells TIME, "It was like him and me were having a baby...It was exactly between our two musical natures."
Jónsi, internationally known for being the guitarist and vocalist for Icelandic post-rock band, Sigur Rós, isn't new to the scoring world. In addition to composing the score for "We Bought A Zoo," his original song, "Sticks and Stones" for 2010's How To Train Your Dragon, skyrocketed into a worldwide hit. His new release, "Where No One Goes" off the upcoming soundtrack has already garnered praise from the likes of Pitchfork, Stereogum, Consequence of Sound, Death + Taxes, KEXP, NME, Rolling Stone, Filter Magazine and more.
In theaters nationwide June 13th,the thrilling second chapter of the epic "How to Train Your Dragon" trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace - and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago."How to Train Your Dragon 2" is written and directed by Dean DeBlois (How to Train Your Dragon, Lilo & Stitch) and features an all-star cast including Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Djimon Hounsou, and Kit Harington.
A ZinePak edition of the "How To Train Your Dragon 2" soundtrack will be released on June 10 exclusively at Walmart and Walmart.com. The ZinePak will include the 19-track CD with music from the motion picture, a 64-page magazine including a dragon field guide, games, and activities plus a collectible dragon insignia patch and posters. This limited-edition collectible is available only at Walmart while supplies last.
"How To Train Your Dragon 2: Music from the Motion Picture" Track Listing:
01. Dragon Racing
02. Together We Map the World
03. Hiccup the Chief/Drago's Coming
04. Toothless Lost
05. Should I Know You?
06. Valka's Dragon Sanctuary
07. Losing Mom/Meet the Good Alpha
08. Meet Drago
09. Stoick Finds Beauty
10. Flying with Mother
11. For the Dancing and the Dreaming
12. Battle of the Bewilderbeast
13. Hiccup Confronts Drago
14. Stoick Saves Hiccup
15. Stoick's Ship
16. Alpha Comes to Berk
17. Toothless Found
18. Two New Alphas
19. Where No One Goes
Relativity Music Group recently released soundtracks for DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody & Sherman, The Croods, Safe Haven, Millennium Films' Olympus Has Fallen and The Iceman as well as Focus Features' Hyde Park on Hudson and Promised Land.
For more information on How To Train Your Dragon 2, please visit http://www.howtotrainyourdragon.com. You can also follow the film on Facebook and on Twitter through #HTTYD2.