SAN DIEGO–Anchor Bay Entertainment has partnered with AMC and Republic Records to offer The Walking Dead fans an exclusive soundtrack with the release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray and DVD.
The soundtrack, entitled “Songs of Survival Vol. 2,” features exclusive tracks from artists such as Phantogram, Godsmack, Colbie Caillat and The Lumineers and will be included with both the standard and Limited Edition Collection Blue-ray™ and DVD release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season.
As an added bonus, the Limited Edition Collection Blue-ray/DVD set is packaged with a “West Georgia Correctional Facility Key” souvenir as well as the exclusive soundtrack.
“Anchor Bay Entertainment is thrilled to be working with our retail partners at Walmart as well as AMC and Republic on this release,” commented Anchor Bay Entertainment President Bill Clark.
“AMC is so pleased to be collaborating with our partners Anchor Bay and Republic to offer the dedicated and loyal fans of The Walking Dead amazing original music from an exciting array of artists,” said Marci Wiseman, Executive-in-Charge of Owned Content Strategy and Distribution, AMC Networks.
Republic Records executive vice president / general manager, west coast Tom Mackay comments, “Working with Anchor Bay and AMC on an exceptional show like The Walking Dead is always such a rewarding experience. Their dedicated followers challenge us to make a product that pairs seamlessly with each show and I know they will be more than satisfied with this amazing collection of exclusive tracks.”
It’s been a breakthrough year for Phantogram’s universally applauded duo, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter. Their latest full-length release, Voices, made an impressive #1 debut on iTunes’ Alternative Chart and #5 on iTunes’ Top Album Chart. The band is playing several summer and fall festivals around the globe, from last week’s Latitude Festival in the UK to upcoming appearances at Australia’s Splendour In The Grass to Lollapallooza in Chicago and ACL in Austin; they will be on tour through November.
Exclusive tracks featured in the soundtrack include:
· Meshell Ndegecello, “Good Day Bad”
· The Lumineers, “Visions of China”
· Phantogram, “Never Going Home (Alt-J. Remix)”
· Crooked Fingers, “All The Young Thugs”
· Colbie Caillat, “The Way I Was”
· Kongos, “Escape (Acoustic)”
· Godsmack, “Turning To Stone”
The Walking Dead returns for its fifth season this October. The series is the first cable drama in television history to beat all the fall broadcast shows in adults 18-49. The Walking Dead is based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics. The series tells the story of the months and years after a zombie apocalypse and follows a group of survivors, led by sheriff Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home.The Walking Dead stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Melissa McBride, Emily Kinney, Danai Gurira, Chad L. Coleman and Sonequa Martin-Green. The series is executive produced by Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, David Alpert and Tom Luse.