New York - May 11th, 2009 - Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier label dedicated to licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, is delighted to announce that it has entered into a multiple-title licensing partnership with Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, to release the original soundtrack albums for best-selling franchises including Bionic Commando®, Resident Evil®, Dead Rising™, Street Fighter® and Monster Hunter. Under the terms of the agreement, Sumthing Else Music Works will license Capcom’s catalog for distribution on digital and physical formats in North America. Physical CDs will be distributed by Sumthing Distribution and digital releases will be available on Sumthing Digital www.sumthingdigital.com and iTunes®.
“We are very excited to partner with Capcom in bringing their video game soundtracks to the North American market,” said Andy Uterano, President of Sumthing Else Music Works. “Our mission as a label is to support and enhance the lifestyle experience of the gamer by offering the latest and greatest soundtracks so they can enjoy and revisit their favorite gaming moments through the music.”
Building on its reputation as the industry leader for licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, the deal with Capcom further expands Sumthing’s growing list of partnerships with the world’s top video game developers and publishers and continues its tradition as a distributor of high quality entertainment products for the gaming consumer.
The deal announced today with Capcom includes the following titles:
Resident Evil® 5
Street Fighter® IV
Dead Rising™: Chop Till You Drop
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite™
Release dates for each album will be announced shortly.
For more information on Sumthing Else Music Works and its complete catalog of video game soundtracks, please visit www.sumthing.com and www.sumthingdigital.com.