Walt Disney Records releases the original motion picture soundtrack for Solo: A Star Wars Story. The album features score composed and adapted by Academy- and Grammy-Award nominated composer John Powell and the new Han Solo theme and original Star Wars music by five-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams.
Acclaimed composer John Powell marks his first-ever feature collaboration score with Lucasfilm for “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London, the score features a 125-piece orchestra and choir conducted by Gavin Greenaway.
Powell composed and produced the score including several new themes written by Powell including “Chewie Theme,” “Love Theme,” “Ensys Nest Theme,” “Gang Theme” and “L3 Theme,” as well as adapting the new Han Solo theme and some of the original Star Wars music by John Williams.
Most recently, Powell scored “Ferdinand,” as well as the “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Bourne” and “Ice Age” films.
“The Adventures of Han” theme was composed and conducted by John Williams. This new theme for Han Solo was recorded by the Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles at the Newman Scoring Stage.
Williams has written the complete scores for all eight of the Star Wars saga films, beginning with 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope for which he earned an Academy Award for Best Original Score. Most recently his score for Star Wars: The Last Jedi was nominated for an Oscar.
Solo: A Star Wars Story Original Motion Picture soundtrack will be available wherever music is sold and streamed on May 25.