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A digital card and board game of heroes and high-adventure set in the fairy-tale animal kingdom of Armello!
A digital card and board game of heroes and high-adventure set in the fairy-tale animal kingdom of Armello!
A digital card and board game of heroes and high-adventure set in the fairy-tale animal kingdom of Armello!
6,213 backers pledged AU$ 305,360 to help bring this project to life.

Lisa Gerrard and the Armello Soundtrack

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With her world famous voice and composition, Lisa Gerrard is making her video game debut. Lisa is perhaps best known for her work on over forty movie soundtracks: Baraka, Heat, The Insider, Gladiator, Ali, Mission Impossible II, Whale Rider, Layer Cake and many more.

Lisa Gerrard
Lisa Gerrard

It's not often that bootstrapped indie game developers get to say they're working with an internationally acclaimed, award winning composer, let alone that this composer is actually the game's second addition, brought on to perfectly compliment the already superbly talented Michael Allen.

Lisa Gerrard's existing work has been licenced for countless movies, TV shows, commercials and games but Armello is the first game in which Lisa is involved creatively as a composer. We've been collaborating with Lisa for over two years now. Her emotional tone is very much a part of Armello.

It's worth experiencing Lisa's remarkable voice for yourself to understand why we're so excited. 

Lisa Gerrard's music career started over thirty years ago as one of two members of Dead Can Dance, and she's been bringing magic to people's lives ever since. Dead Can Dance have recently finished a sold out world tour.

Lisa's work on Armello creates a very deep emotional fabric that is rarely created in games. Everyone at League of Geeks is proud of their work but we all feel honoured by Lisa Gerrard's involvement in the project. Over the last two years the LoG team's creativity and inspiration has been rejuvenated over and over again with every new piece of music that Michael, Lisa and Jacek have created. The work on the music of Armello still continues and if the mountain of work that we already have is any indication, we believe we will have one of the best game soundtracks you'll hear.

We cannot wait to share the music with you and in upcoming updates we will be proving to you how grand our vision for the Armello soundtrack really is. 

You can find out more about Lisa Gerrard at lisagerrard.com, and Dead Can Dance at deadcandance.com

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If you're after the Armello Soundtrack, you can find the digital download in the $25 Listener Tier, and the physical Limited Edition Armello Soundtrack can be found in the $300 Guardian Tier. Don't forget to listen to the Armello tracks on our main Kickstarter page too!

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    1. M. Robert Hymer on April 15, 2014

      Been watching this project with interest. Saw this update about Lisa G and HAD to back. She is amazing. Awesome work to get her on board!

    2. Don Leong on April 15, 2014

      This is really amazing :D

    3. Theobeau:OOoE\Mad man with a box/Exiled on April 15, 2014

      Long term fan of Dead can dance and Lisa G's solo works.

      I'm sure one day you'll let backers know how she came to be involved, though obviously the spirit of the project and all your infectious enthusiasm no doubt helped!

    4. Kristoffer Brandberg on April 15, 2014

      Lisa sounds to be an excellent singer! Great work bringing her in!

    5. biggles on April 15, 2014

      im on this and prodigy please get both high up there haha