Trent Reznor And Atticus Ross To Share Three Volumes Of Watchmen Music
Nine Inch Nails members Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross plan to release three volumes of music before the end of the year from their score for Watchmen, the highly anticipated new HBO series that premiered on Sunday night (October 20th) to rave reviews.
The score will arrive in three unique volumes, with the music strategically revealed over the course of the series. The only physical media of the Watchmen score will be 180 gram vinyl releases.
Reznor and Ross worked in collaboration with the show's writers, and while the artwork for each volume has yet to be revealed, there will be art and packaging for the vinyl release that explores the alternate universe America that is the backbone of the show's mythology.
The first volume is a 15-song release, with the only track revealed so far being the opening song "How the West Was Really Won." It's expected to arrive on November 4th. The second volume, 13 tracks in length, will follow on the 25th, with a final 11-track offering coming on December 16th. Each volume will retail for $25.98.