|It could be a serious contender for Album of the Year.” – i-D
“haunting, lovely and thoroughly cinematic, just like the show itself.” – Rolling Stone on Maren Morris’ “Kingdom Of One”
“The Weeknd, Travis Scott, and SZA Have a Song of the Summer on Their Hands” – GQ on “Power Is Power”
Toronto, Canada (Friday, April 26, 2019) – In celebration of the highly anticipated global hit series’ final season, Columbia Records and HBO have released the star-studded and sonically diverse album For The Throne (Music Inspired by the HBO Series Game of Thrones) today. The 14-track collection was executive produced by Grammy-nominated producer Ricky Reed, and the show creators D. B. Weiss, & David Benioff. The eclectic album features the epic lead single “Power Is Power” by SZA, The Weeknd and Travis Scott. Along with the single, fans now have the new official single lyric video, which features footage from the show and highlights the evolution of the three major characters that the song was inspired by. See the album’s full track list below.
This is first time HBO has partnered up with a major label to curate an inspired-by album specifically for the series that features brand new songs from an array of music’s biggest global superstars. The genre-spanning album serves as an extension of the Game of Thrones® experience and was inspired by the show’s iconic storylines and themes.
For The Throne (Music Inspired by the HBO Series Game of Thrones) is available now on all digital platforms and via 11 different vinyl configurations: nine cover variants representing each house crest, one color variant with fire and ice colored vinyl, and one standard. Check them out HERE.
1. Kingdom Of One – Maren Morris
2. Power Is Power – SZA, The Weeknd, Travis Scott
3. Nightshade – The Lumineers
4. Hollow Crown – Ellie Goulding
5. Baptize Me – X Ambassadors & Jacob Banks
6. Too Many Gods – A$AP Rocky & Joey Bada$$
7. Turn On Me – The National
8. From The Grave – James Arthur
9. Me Traicionaste – ROSALÍA feat. A.CHAL
10. When I Lie (Remix) – Lil Peep feat. Ty Dolla $ign
11. Love Can Kill – Lennon Stella
12. Wolf At Your Door – Chloe x Halle
13. Devil In Your Eye – Mumford & Sons
14. Pray (High Valyrian) – Matt Bellamy
About HBO Licensing & Retail
HBO Licensing & Retail, a division of Home Box Office, Inc., partners with best-in-class licensees around the world to give HBO’s global audience new and exciting ways to engage with their favorite shows. The division leverages iconic, award-winning HBO programs such as Game of Thrones, VEEP, Sex and the City, Silicon Valley, Insecure, The Sopranos, Big Little Lies, True Blood and more to create officially licensed consumer products, innovative merchandise programs, retail activations and live immersive experiences. HBO Licensing & Retail works across a broad range of product categories, including collectibles, apparel, publishing, live branded experiences, digital gaming, fashion and beauty collaborations, luxury accessories, and beyond. Officially licensed HBO merchandise can be purchased in retail stores around the world, online in the US at http://store.hbo.com, and at the HBO retail hub, the HBO Shop®, located at 42nd and 6th Avenue in New York City.
About Columbia Records
One of the most respected and successful record labels in the world, Columbia Records is home to established superstars and exciting new talent. Columbia Records is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment.
About Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Nashville, Bazmark Records, Beach Street Records, Black Butter Records, BPG Music, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Descendant Records, Epic Records, Essential Records, Essential Worship, Flying Buddha, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, Freesolo Entertainment, Kemosabe Records, Latium Entertainment, Legacy Recordings, Louder Than Life, Masterworks, Masterworks Broadway, OKeh, Polo Ground Music, Portrait, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Relentless Records, Reunion Records, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Vested in Culture and Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.