Vinyl albums are timeless artifacts which never quite left the mainstream. Some vinyl comes and goes, but the fad never dies. And two fan favorites have made their way back to the market.
The American company Mondo—who procures anything and everything related to pop-culture—re-released on Wednesday the previously sold-out vinyl soundtracks from Silent Hill and The Last of Us.
The online retail mogul has made their living by offering limited edition posters for television shows, comics, and in this case, vinyl gaming soundtracks. The announcement comes at a curious time with all the whispers going around regarding a potential new Silent Hill game. The Last of Us soundtrack comes at no surprise with its bevy of awards over the past year.
The arrivals went up for sale on Wednesday, March 3 at 12:00 p.m. CST. The restock includes quite the lineup. Available for purchase are The Last of Us Part II 2XLP soundtrack, The Last of Us volume 1 and volume 2 2XLP, the original Silent Hill 2XLP, and Silent Hill 2 2XLP.
The Last of Us Part II soundtracks were brought to us by the brilliant mind of Gustavo Santaolalla and is masterfully constructed with dissonant notes, acoustic sounds and ominous percussion. It’s no wonder the game is as highly touted for its score as for its gameplay. On top of that, the artwork from Tula Lotay is soul-stirring yet simplistic and encompasses Ellie’s entire journey. You just can’t beat it.
As for the Silent Hill tracks, the music was composed of the collaboration of Akira Yamaoka and Jeff Danna. An incredible mix of haunting sounds with rocking vocals gives the music breathtaking depth. Sarah Deck slays with her artistically inclined abilities to bring the game to life with haunting precision.
You can see the artwork for yourself here. As for the music, you’ll have to find out for yourself. At the very least, these are collector items worth getting your hands on.