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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Soundtrack Release Date Announced

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Walt Disney Records is set to release the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker soundtrack, and today we have a date announcement. The album features a new score conducted and composed by five-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker digital soundtrack is set for release on December 18 and the physical album will be available on December 20 as the film opens in U.S. theaters nationwide. If you’d like to pre-order the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker soundtrack, you can do so right here.

From the physical album’s liner notes, director J.J. Abrams said, “Once again, John has come up with an utterly stunning soundtrack, creating brand new, gorgeous, frightening, mysterious, epic and intimate themes while also revisiting some of his greatest, classic melodies. My gratitude toward John Williams cannot be overstated — not just for elevating every scene in this film, but for providing us all with soundtracks that elevate our lives.”

John Williams stated in the album’s liner notes, “More than 40 years ago, George Lucas introduced to the world his singular imagination, his ingenuity and his creative genius. He also gave me an opportunity never before enjoyed by an operatic or film composer…the chance to work continually for four decades on a single project, and with each film, to add to a collection of musical themes which I hope will be seen as parts of a singular, organic whole.

“This experience has been one of the highlights of my professional life, bringing me so much joy in working with some of the world’s greatest orchestras and musicians. I stand before the now completed nine Star Wars films with pride and gratitude for the gift of this extraordinary journey.”

The film will hit theaters on December 20. You can check out all of our previous updates by clicking here.

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Jenna Buschhttp://LegionOfLeia.com
Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.

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