Angry Birds theme song sneaks into “The Greatest Video Game Music” album

The Angry Birds train just keeps on chugging along. After the countless mobile downloads (it hit the 500 million mark earlier this month), merchandise sales and rumoured movie deals, the rapidly growing franchise can add another achievement to its resume. The recently released The Greatest Video Game Music album, played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Skeet, features the Angry Birds main theme as one of its tracks. It’s surprisingly well done and even a delight to listen to. In fact, the entire album is fantastic. I picked it up over the weekend and listening to the Super Mario Bros and Legend of Zelda theme music brought back lots of good memories. The entire album can be purchased on iTunes for $9.99 ($7.99 on Amazon) and individual tracks go for $0.99 each.

If you’re an Angry Birds fan, I highly suggest you check out the 1:30 long preview of the song on iTunes. And even if you’re not a hardcore gamer, the orchestra performed soundtrack is still worth the price of admission.

The Greatest Video Game Music (Bonus Track Edition) - Andrew Skeet & London Philharmonic Orchestra The Greatest Video Game Music (Bonus Track Edition) – $9.99

The Greatest Video Game Music Tracks

1Legend of Zelda: Suite04:21Song Link
2Angry Birds: Main Theme03:17Song Link
3Super Mario Bros: Theme04:12Song Link
4Mass Effect: Suicide Mission04:51Song Link
5Uncharted – Drake’s Fortune: Nate’s Theme01:52Song Link
6Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2: Theme03:34Song Link
7Metal Gear Solid: Sons of Liberty Theme03:57Song Link
8Halo 3: One Final Effort04:04Song Link
9Elder Scrolls: Oblivion01:52Song Link
10Fallout 3: Theme02:22Song Link
11Battlefield 2: Theme04:41Song Link
12Tetris Theme (Korobeiniki)03:29Song Link
13Call of Duty 4 – Modern Warfare: Main Menu Theme02:17Song Link
14Super Mario Galaxy: Gusty Garden Galaxy03:49Song Link
15Grand Theft Auto IV: Soviet Connection03:07Song Link
16Bioshock: The Ocean On his Shoulders02:19Song Link
17Final Fantasy: Main Theme02:44Song Link
18Final Fantasy VIII: Liberi Fatali03:14Song Link
19World of Warcraft: Seasons of War03:12Song Link
20Advent Rising: Muse03:43Song Link
21Splinter Cell: Conviction02:49Song Link
22Final Fantasy XIII: Hanging Edge (Bonus Track)02:36Song Link

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