Connect with us


Yooka-Laylee Soundtrack gets Digital, CD and Vinyl Release

Laced Records will release the original game soundtrack to Yooka-Laylee on CD, Double LP and digital formats in April, 2017.



Yooka-Laylee - Soundtrack

Laced Records will release the original game soundtrack to Yooka-Laylee on CD, Double LP and digital formats in April, 2017.

The score to Playtonic Games’ upcoming platform adventure game is composed by Rare alumni; Grant Kirkhope, David Wise and Steve Burke. Between them, the three legendary composers are responsible for a ton of memorable game soundtracks including, Goldeneye 007, Banjo-KazooieDonkey Kong CountryKameo and Viva Piñata.

The music of Yooka-Laylee is a deliberate throwback to the classic platforming puzzle adventures of the ’90s with melodic, quirky compositions that complement the game’s cast of oddball characters. You can hear four samples from the soundtrack – including two new pieces – on SoundCloud.


Gavin Price, managing director of Playtonic, said:

“It’s great to be celebrating the release of the game with a separate soundtrack release. We’ve had the pleasure of humming these tunes all day throughout development and were blessed to have great composers write music for us in their renowned style”

The soundtrack will comprise of 28 original tracks, with the CD and digital versions featuring ten extra variant compositions. The double LP set contains two 180g vinyl records pressed on vivid purple, held snuggly in place by a deluxe heavyweight sleeve.

Yooka-Laylee Soundtrack Prices

  • Digital Download: €10 / $10
  • Gatefold CD & Digital Download: €12 / $12
  • Double Vinyl & Digital Download: €33 / $35
  • Double Vinyl, Gatefold CD & Digital Download (BUNDLE): €40 / $42

The soundtrack goes on sale  on April 7, 2017, with physical versions available to pre-order now from the Laced Records store.

Yooka-Laylee will be released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac and Linux on the April 11, 2017.

Special delivery for you

If you want to keep on top of the latest news, features, reviews, guides, and sales, we can send all our latest articles and great content straight to your inbox. You know, collated together, once or twice a week, in a newsletter. We wouldn't send them one at a time – that would be weird and annoying!

Recommended for you

Thumbsticks editor and connoisseur of Belgian buns. Currently playing: Paper Mario: The Origami King, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Pikmin 3 Deluxe.


Latest from Thumbsticks

New Nintendo Switch eShop releases New Nintendo Switch eShop releases
News4 hours ago

New Nintendo Switch releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Mario Golf: Super Rush and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 top this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.

New Xbox One game releases New Xbox One game releases
News1 day ago

New Xbox Series X|S releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Bandai Namco’s Scarlet Nexus headlines next week's lineup of new Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S releases.

New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5 New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5
News2 days ago

New PlayStation Store releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Next week's lineup of new PlayStation Store releases sees some old favourites get a new lease of life.

News2 days ago

You can now design custom Xbox Series X|S controllers

Let your imagination run wild – the Xbox Design Lab has re-opened, and you can now design custom Xbox Series...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Isabelle Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Isabelle
News3 days ago

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser clarifies the future of Animal Crossing after E3 absence

Fans hoping for an update on Animal Crossing: New Horizons at E3 came away disappointed. Worry not, says Doug Bowser.

Bethesda Starfield Bethesda Starfield
News3 days ago

Bethesda’s Pete Hines ‘sorry’ for frustration that Starfield won’t come to PlayStation 5

In an interview, Bethesda's senior vice president of marketing, Pete Hines, spoke to PlayStation fans, apologising for the frustration that...

Metro Exodus Metro Exodus
News3 days ago

Metro Exodus Xbox Series X|S and PS5 upgrade detailed

With Metro Exodus about to launch on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, developer 4A Games has outlined some of...

Coming exclusively to Xbox E3 2021 Coming exclusively to Xbox E3 2021
Features4 days ago

Something was conspicuously absent from the Xbox E3 2021 conference

Master Chief? Present. Forza? Here. Sea of Thieves? Yarr! Bethesda exclusives? You bet. So why did it feel like something...