REPUBLIC RECORDS and CONSTANTIN FILM have partnered to release the official soundtrack album for “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones“ on August 20th, 2013.
It serves as the sonic companion to one of the year’s most hotly anticipated films—in theaters August 21, 2013 via Screen Gems in the US. Hitting stores and digital retailers this summer, the record will be comprised of a bevy of new music.
The album opens the doorway into the world of “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”, and the music fuels the film’s mind-blowing fantasy. It’s the perfect aural gateway to the City of Bones for fans of the series and newcomers alike. The music serves an integral role in the film, adding even more emotion to key moments. Every element comes together for an unforgettable experience.
This release also continues a big-screen tradition for REPUBLIC RECORDS, whose recent success includes chart-topping albums for Les Miserables, Pitch Perfect, The Hunger Games, and AMC’s The Walking Dead.
A Constantin Film and Unique Features (TMI) Inc. production, “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” is adapted by Jessica Postigo Paquette from the New York Times best-selling young adult fantasy novel series by author Cassandra Clare. The film is directed by Harald Zwart and features Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Lena Headey, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and more. Robert Kulzer and Don Carmody are producing and Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne and Martin Moszkowicz are executive producing.
Set in contemporary New York, “The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones” follows Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager as she discovers that she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternative New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures.