Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment soundtrack comes to CD and vinyl!

Pre-orders begin TODAY in Europe; Dec. 4 in North America!

We are excited to announce the next release in our collaboration with our friends at Yacht Club Games. GS-008 Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment The Definitive Soundtrack brings all 25 exciting tracks from the game's second expansion pack to both CD and vinyl for the first time. In addition to their debut on physical formats, we are also proud to bring the soundtrack to iTunes and streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music for the first time!

Esteemed Japanese illustrator Hitoshi Ariga (Mega Man, Pokémon) lends his talents once again to design a brand new cover for the soundtrack as seen above, with coloring done by Ayano Koshiro (Streets of Rage). Both the 1-CD and 2-LP gatefold packages will contain the complete tracklist crafted by the talented Jake Kaufman, while the vinyl release will also include a download code containing the complete digital soundtrack. The CD will release by early January, while the vinyl is scheduled to release in January 2019.

The vinyl edition will come in two variants:

Limited Edition Gold and Silver Vinyl

Limited Edition Gold and Silver Vinyl

Standard Edition Red and Black Vinyl

Standard Edition Red and Black Vinyl

Pre-orders for both variants begin on the following dates, depending on your region:

Europe/Australia/Middle East: November 27, 2018 at BigWax (€38.40 incl. VAT) - NOW AVAILABLE
North America: December 4, 2018 at 10:00AM PST at Fangamer ($36)

Please note that Europe and North America will have separate allocations for the limited edition variant. Customers should order from the store corresponding to their own region.

Brave Wave is also planning to release GS-0XX Shovel Knight: King of Cards The Definitive Soundtrack in Summer 2019 for CD, vinyl, iTunes and streaming services. Stay tuned for more information on these upcoming exciting releases following the launch of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment.

Brave Wave is also currently working on on five other Generation Series soundtracks from game properties new to the lineup and is excited to announce them in the near future! Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter below, as well as follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to receive all of our latest updates!


The Generation Series is directed and produced by Mohammed Taher and Marco Guardia, who recently worked together on the Billboard-charted Street Fighter II The Definitive Soundtrack. Their past joint works include the Brave Wave albums World 1-2 (2013), In Flux (2014), the ongoing Retro-Active albums by Ninja Gaiden's Keiji Yamagishi, and more. The Generation Series name, logo, and artwork templates have been designed by Cory Schmitz, who previously branded Brave Wave, Oculus, Sony Computer Entertainment Santa Monica, and more. Shovel Knight is developed and published by Yacht Club Games in North America and PAL territories, by Nintendo Co., Ltd. in Japan for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and by 8-4, Ltd. in Japan for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.