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Preview a track from Howard Shore's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'

By Anthony Pearson Nov 5, 2012, 16:57 GMT

Preview a track from Howard Shore's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'

Part one of Peter Jackson\'s "The Hobbit" trilogy, an adaptation of J. R. R Tolkien\'s 1937 novel "The Hobbit." The adventure of “The Hobbit” follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey, the character he played in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, and Martin ...more

A first listen of Howard Shore's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" soundtrack is available to online. The full track "Radagast the Brown" from "The Hobbit" soundtrack can be heard below. "The Hobbit" marks a return to Middle-Earth which earned composer Howard Shore a host of awards with "The Lord of the Rings Trilogy" including two Academy Awards for best score.

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" soundtrack by Howard Shore is available from December 10th and will be released is a standard edition and special edition.

The track listings can be read below;

Disc One:
'My Dear Frodo'
'Old Friends'
'An Unexpected Party'
'Axe or Sword?'
'Misty Mountains' performed by Richard Armitage and The Dwarf Cast.
'The Adventure Begins'
'The World is Ahead'
'An Ancient Enemy'
'Radagast the Brown'
'Roast Mutton'
'A Troll-hoard'
'The Hill of Sorcery'

Disc Two:

'The Hidden Valley'
'Moon Runes'
'The Defiler'
'The White Council'
'Over Hill'
'A Thunder Battle'
'Under Hill'
'Riddles in the Dark'
'Brass Buttons'
'Out of the Frying-Pan'
'A Good Omen'
'Song of the Lonely Mountain' performed by Neil Finn.
'Dreaming of Bag End'

The 'Special Edition' CD will include a further four tracks;

'A Very Respectable Hobbit'
'The Dwarf Lords'
'The Edge Of The Wild'

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is released on 2D/3D/3D IMAX screens across the US and UK from December 14th.

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