John PowellHow To Train Your Dragon 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
DETAILSEvent: RECORD STORE DAY 2023
Release Date: 4/22/2023
Format: 2 x LP
Label: Varese Sarabande
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
How To Train Your Dragon 2 was the biggest box office success in the 1.65-billion-dollar trilogy of animated films, which also had an eight-year run as a popular television program. The soundtrack was composed by John Powell, who has created the archetype for modern animation scoring, having created the music behind Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Rio, The Lorax, most of Ice Age, and many more.
Presented on 2 LPs in a gatefold jacket and pressed on RED multicolor splatter, in keeping with the theme of the GREEN multicolor splatter vinyl on How To Train Your Dragon 1 (which was also exclusive to RSD). As with the first soundtrack, the theme song for the second film was performed by Jonsi of the Icelandic band, Sigur Ros, and is unavailable anywhere else. This Record Store Day 2023 release marks the first US vinyl pressing.