Nobuko Toda x Kazuma Jinnouchi GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045 Soundtrack Jacket Art & Track List Revealed
GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045 (攻殻機動隊 SAC_2045, Kōkaku Kidōtai SAC_2045), the latest entry in the classic sci-fi series GHOST IN THE SHELL, is currently available worldwide on Netflix. The GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045 original soundtrack will be released on June 3. Today, the jacket art and track list were revealed.
Based in Tokyo and Los Angeles, composers Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi have created scores for numerous films, video games, and anime — such as the METAL GEAR SOLID series, UZUMASA LIMELIGHT, HALO 5: GUARDIANS, and ULTRAMAN, — using a combination of elements from orchestral, acoustic and electronic genres. Over the last two decades, the duo have received numerous awards and honors including the BAFTA Games Award, NAVGTR Awards, Global Music Award, and MPSE Golden Reel Award.
The GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045 soundtrack also features renowned musicians such as legendary drummer Simon Phillips, a former member of the band Toto, and Ernest Tibbs, the bassist from the Protocol Series.
Together, they have created a gem of a soundtrack with 22 songs that promise to draw viewers deeper into the world of GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045.
The jacket art, which was designed to commemorate the series’ release on Netflix, features a GHOST IN THE SHELL graphic reminiscent of a mandala.
The album will be available on streaming services and major download sites such as the iTunes Store, RecoChoku, and more from June 3.
Title: GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045 OST
Artist: Nobuko Toda x Kazuma Jinnouchi
Release date: June 3
Product no.: VTCL-60523, POS:4582575380955
Price: ¥2,800 (excluding tax)
Streaming services: Amazon Music Unlimited/HD, Apple Music, AWA, Google Play Music, KKBOX, LINE MUSIC, mora qualitus, RecMusic, Rakuten Music, Spotify, YouTube Music
01. Palm Springs
02. Team Ghost
03. Noiseless Warzone
06. Guard Dog Robot
07. A Gift From the Good One-percenter
08. Surfing the Dark Web
09. Looking For A Clue
11. Digging Deeper
13. Violent Tactics
15. You Still Gave Him Love
16. Dirty Money
17. Second Life
19. Not A Rescue Mission
20. Fist Fight
21. A Place Where There Is No Darkness
22. Section 9
Nobuko Toda x Kazuma Jinnouchi
Based in Tokyo and Los Angeles, Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi are an award-winning music composition and production team, who specialize in creating scores for film, television and video games. The duo’s music combines elements of orchestral, acoustic and electronic genres with musical sound design to create evocative and diverse soundscapes, thus creating distinctive and emotional scores that enhance the storytelling.
Toda and Jinnouchi have written music for numerous internationally-recognized projects — including REMOTHERED: TORMENTED FATHERS, HALO 5: GUARDIANS, UZUMASA LIMELIGHT, HALO 4, A REALM REBORN – FINAL FANTASY XIV, METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER, METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS, METAL GEAR SOLID 3. The soundtrack album for HALO 5: GUARDIANS was highly recognized worldwide and ranked #2 on Billboard’s soundtrack chart during the first week of its release.
In the recent years, Toda and Jinnouchi have begun working closely with award-winning directors Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki, and wrote scores for the Netflix ULTRAMAN, as well as the latest installment in the highly-acclaimed GHOST IN THE SHELL series, GHOST IN THE SHELL: SAC_2045, available on Netflix in April 2020.
Both studied music at Berklee College of Music, graduating in 2002 after majoring in Film Scoring and Contemporary Writing and Production. After years of collaboration with a variety of creative talents and unique experiences as in-house composers at Microsoft and Konami, the duo continue to be in high demand for their understanding of music production for both linear and interactive media. Over the last two decades, the duo have received numerous awards and honors including the BAFTA Games Award, NAVGTR Awards, Global Music Award, and MPSE Golden Reel Award.