Sackboy's Big (Musical) Adventure!

Mar 12, 2021

Credit Sumo Digital, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sackboy, A Big Aventure is the newest game in the Little Big Planet series. In this launch title created by Sumo Digital for Sony's Play Station 5, Sackboy sets off on a quest to rescue his friends who have been kidnapped by the evil Vex and forced to work on his diabolical Topsy-Turver.

Sumo Digital Audio Director and composer Jay Waters and composer Joe Thwaites say the huge scope of the game and the all-star line-up of the other composers who contributed made this a really enjoyable project.

Jay and Music Director James Marshall worked with a roster of incredible media composers, including Lena Raine, Brian D'Oliveira, Winifed Phillips, Nick Foster and Jim Fowler. Each of them had their own part of the world in the game to create a musical signature; Winifred wrote music for the bubbly, underwater levels, and Brian for the Amazon region, for example. This gave the composers freedom to create their own sound within the larger world.

Sackboy, A Big Adventure has been nominated by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences for Outstanding Audio, and has been nominated for four BAFTA Game Awards: Best Music, Best Family Game, Best Multiplayer and Best British Game.

Episode tracklist:

all tracks from Sackboy, A Big Adventure

Jay Waters: The Adventure....Begins!

Joe Thwaites and Jay Waters: Sackboy, A Big Adventure

Winifred Phillips: Waltz of the Bubbles

Brian D'Olveira: Just Can't Get Enough

Winifred Phillips: Material Girl

Nick Foster: Vex Theme

Lena Raine: Traveling

The Gardens (Tokyo Machine Remix)

Glen Brown and Joe Thwaites: Wild Safari

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Thanks to Dick Roberts for production assistance