From Iceland — Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir Brings Her Talent To Battlefield 2042

Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir Brings Her Talent To Battlefield 2042

Published August 23, 2021

Andie Sophia Fontaine
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Timothée Lambrecq

Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir, best known for her work in both television and film, has now brought her talent to a new medium: video games.

RÚV reports that the award-winning composer is making music for Battlefield 2042. The first person shooter will be released on PC, Playstation and Xbox on October 22nd, and Hildur’s score for the game will be released around that time on vinyl and on streaming services.

“We are excited about composing music for a video game for the first time, and to work with Electronic Arts,” a statement from Hildur and husband Sam Slater, who is also a composer, reads. “It was an extremely fruitful creative process, to immerse oneself in this world and create a unique and innovative sound world for the game.”

Hildur’s numerous accomplishments are probably very familiar to Grapevine readers. She has won an Emmy for her score for the television series Chernobyl, as well as both a Grammy and an Oscar for her score for Joker, amongst other accolades.

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