New York (February 14, 2014) – Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier record label dedicated to licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, proudly presents THIEF™ Director’s Cut Original Soundtrack featuring the original music score from the highly anticipated next generation action-stealth videogame published by SQUARE ENIX and developed by Eidos-Montréal, the award winning studio behind the critically acclaimed DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION®. The THIEF Original Soundtrack is scheduled for a worldwide physical release on February 25, 2014 to retail outlets through Sumthing Else Music Works, and simultaneously for digital download at iTunes, Amazon.com, Sumthing.com, and other digital music sites.
Composer Luc St. Pierre’s dark, ominous and atmospheric original score forTHIEF draws on a variety of dramatic musical influences including classical orchestra recorded with the FILMharmonic Orchestra Prague, as well as electroacoustic compositions and electronic soundscapes. Music samples are available at www.Sumthing.com.
Garrett, the Master Thief, steps out of the shadows into The City. With the Baron’s Watch spreading a rising tide of fear and oppression, a mysterious sickness grips the streets. Led by Orion, the voice of the people, the citizens rise in bloody revolution.
Garrett’s thieving skills are all he can trust as he walks the fine line between politics and the people, entangled in layers of conflict. With time running out, the Master Thief unravels a terrible secret from his dark past that ultimately threatens to tear his world apart.
THIEF is released for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on February 25, 2014 in North America and on February 28, 2014 in all other regions. For more information on THIEF visit www.thiefgame.com.
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About Luc St. Pierre
Born in Ottawa, Canada, Luc St. Pierre studied piano for many years while performing in a variety of musical ensembles before entering the Université de Montréal to pursue his interests in orchestral and electroacoustic composition with Alan Belkin and Marcelles Deschesnes. He subsequently worked in both the U.K. and Belgium collaborating with several world-renowned producers to develop his eclectic and highly original style. Nominated three times for a prestigious Gémeaux Award in the category of Best Music For Drama, Luc St. Pierre’s work can also be heard in the Academy Award and Director’s Guild of America nominated documentary feature, “PRISONER OF PARADISE”. His recent scores include the film “THE LADY IN NUMBER 6” nominated for Best Documentary Short at the 86th Academy Awards and the action-stealth video game “THIEF” for Eidos-Montréal and Square Enix. Prior to his film composing career, Luc St. Pierre wrote and produced music with the alternative techno/rock bands ANGELS AND QUARKS co-produced by Gilles Martin with remixes by Gareth Jones (Depeche Mode), and CHIWAWA, recorded at Wayne Hussey’s (The Mission) personal studio and mixed by Steve Whitfield (The Cure). Luc St. Pierre’s work continues to draw on an eclectic range of musical influences, allowing him to create masterful compositions in genres as diverse as trip-hop and electronic soundscapes, to classical orchestral scores of great sophistication and beauty.
THIEF is the reinvention of a classic franchise that allows players to step into the silent shoes of Garrett, a dark and solitary thief with an unrivaled set of skills. The most challenging heists, the most inaccessible loot, the best kept secrets: nothing is out of Garrett’s reach.
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