(October 26, 2018 – BURBANK, CA) – WaterTower Music today released three additional tracks from the soundtrack to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the second of five all new adventures in the Wizarding World™ created by J.K. Rowling. The film will be in theaters November 16, 2018, and the 25-track soundtrack from Grammy and Emmy Award winner and multiple Oscar nominee James Newton Howard (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Hunger Games franchise) will be available to stream and purchase digitally on November 9, 2018.
Two weeks ago saw the early release of two cues from the soundtrack: “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” and “Salamander Eyes.” Now fans now have the opportunity to hear more music from the album: “Dumbledore’s Theme (Solo Piano)”, “Fantastic Beasts Theme (Solo Piano)” and “Leta’s Theme (Solo Piano).” All three of these special tracks are not heard in the film and were recorded and performed especially for the album by composer James Newton Howard.
“To work on Fantastic Beasts is a wonderful musical opportunity,” explains composer James Newton Howard. “The movie is delightful, substantial, and complex; and [director] David Yates focuses very seriously on the music and is a truly passionate and enthusiastic collaborator.”
The album is scheduled to be released digitally on November 9, a week before the film’s release. It will be released on CD on November 30, 2018 and on vinyl in January 2019.
The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald soundtrack is now available for pre-order (vinyl pre-order coming soon) and the track list is as follows:
1 The Thestral Chase
2 Newt and Leta
4 The Kelpie
5 Newt and Jacob Pack for Paris
7 Newt Tracks Tina
8 Queenie Searches for Jacob
9 Irma and the Obscurus
10 Blood Pact
11 Capturing the Zouwu
12 Traveling to Hogwarts
13 Leta’s Flashback
14 Salamander Eyes
16 Your Story is Our Story
17 Leta’s Confession
18 Vision of War
19 Spread the Word
20 Wands into the Earth
21 Restoring Your Name
22 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
23 Dumbledore’s Theme (Solo Piano)
24 Fantastic Beasts Theme (Solo Piano)
25 Leta’s Theme (Solo Piano)
About WaterTower Music:
WaterTower Music, the in house music label for Warner Bros., has been releasing recorded music since 2001 and has released over 200 titles, including the film soundtracks and scores to Crazy Rich Asians, Wonder Woman, Interstellar, Game Of Thrones, Westworld, The Hobbit Trilogy, The LEGO® Movie, The Dark Knight Rises, Project X, Rock of Ages, Hairspray, Sex and the City, Elf, The Notebook, and Love and Basketball, among others. Its 2018 release schedule includes Aquaman and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
About Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald:
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald reunited director David Yates, screenwriter/producer J.K. Rowling, and producers David Heyman, Steve Kloves and Lionel Wigram, all of whom had collaborated on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Tim Lewis, Neil Blair, Rick Senat and Danny Cohen served as executive producers. The film features an ensemble cast led by Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz, Callum Turner, Claudia Kim, William Nadylam, Kevin Guthrie, Poppy Corby-Tuech, Brontis Jodorowsky, with Jude Law and Johnny Depp.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be distributed worldwide in 2D and 3D in select theatres and IMAX by Warner Bros. Pictures. This film is rated PG-13 for some sequences of fantasy action.