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Today the complete track listing for the score of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was unveiled. In addition to the standard soundtrack, a special edition will many benefits.

“I have looked forward to returning to the imaginative world of Middle-earth for quite a while,” says Shore in today’s press release. “I read all of the books by Tolkien, including The Hobbit, when I was in my twenties, and his deep love of nature and all things green resonates deeply with me.”

The standard edition has the following tracks:

Disc 1:
My Dear Frodo
Old Friends*
An Unexpected Party*
Axe or Sword?
Misty Mountains performed by Richard Armitage and The Dwarf Cast
The Adventure Begins
The World is Ahead
An Ancient Enemy
Radagast the Brown*
Roast Mutton
A Troll-hoard
The Hill of Sorcery
Warg-scouts

Disc 2:
The Hidden Valley
Moon Runes*
The Defiler
The White Council*
Over Hill
A Thunder Battle
Under Hill
Riddles in the Dark
Brass Buttons
Out of the Frying-Pan
A Good Omen
Song of the Lonely Mountain performed by Neil Finn*
Dreaming of Bag End

The special edition adds to the above list with the scores below, as well as extended versions of seven above tracks:

A Very Respectable Hobbit
Erebor
The Dwarf Lords
The Edge of the Wild

The album art for the regular and special editions are below:

'The Hobbit' soundtrack by Howard Shore album art

'The Hobbit' special edition soundtrack album art by Howard Shore

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’s soundtrack will be available beginning December 11. The film opens in theaters three days later on December 14.

Howard Shore scored the film at Abbey Road studios with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Thanks, Fandango.

  • antonia31

    Do we know if he’s going to bring in some of his old leitmotifs from LotR? I’m assuming the Shire theme will probably get treatment.

    • Robo Fox

      He does. I got to go see it on Monday. Bought the soundtrack yesterday.

  • http://www.facebook.com/erikd1 Erik Davison

    I am way more excited about this than I should be…..

  • http://twitter.com/Diana_spn Diana

    I think I just died!!!!

  • SnatcherGirl

    Anyone else thinking how we could very well know where the split me be from this list….?

    • Manda

      Maybe Beorn’s house?? Plus the chapter before they go into Beorns house is called “out of the frying-pan into the fire”, and thats one of the last track names, kinda.

  • isenhobbitz

    I’m really curious about that Neil Finn song. Does anyone know any songs by that artist that I should check out?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=607519910 Catherine Lai

    Need it!

  • Kate

    I would love to have the extended soundtrack, but I like the cover art of the standard edition better. Hopefully, it’s a reversible cover like the LotR soundtracks were.

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