Olivier Deriviere's soundtrack sustains hope in 'Dying Light 2: Stay Human'
The story of Techland's Dying Light 2: Stay Human is set in a post-apocalyptic world, after an infection has ravaged humans and turned them into monsters. Aiden is searching for his lost sister in this bleak environment with the help of a few characters that have hung onto their humanity. Composer Olivier Deriviere creates a soundtrack that amplifies this broken world, while sustaining a sense of hope as well.
Olivier and instrument maker Nicolas Bras created a custom "electric psaltary" which gives the music a unique sound.
Olivier also recorded the incredible London Contemporary Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios. Olivier says the orchestra's unique sound, and willingness to take chances were a perfect fit.
Every player will have a different experience with the game. The developers and Olivier intentionally created the music so it gets more and more intense the higher into the world Aiden climbs; encouraging the player to seek out rooftops, towers and get bold with parkour.
all tracks composed by Olivier Deriviere, performed by the London Contemporary Orchestra
Dying Light 2: Stay Human: It Begins; Aidan; Be At Peace; Run, Jump, Fight; Monsters, We; Rushing; The Peace Keepers
Thanks to Greg O'Connor-Read, Top Dollar PR