We can now pick up the soundtrack for Darksiders II on launch day. It’s even a two CD set.

From the press release:

    Sumthing Else Music Works proudly presents DARKSIDERS® II Original Soundtrack featuring Jesper Kyd’s highly anticipated original music score from the upcoming action/adventure video game title DARKSIDERS II developed by THQ’s in-house studio Vigil Games™. DARKSIDERS II Original Soundtrack is scheduled for release on August 14th to retail outlets worldwide through Sumthing Else Music Works www.sumthing.com and for digital download at www.sumthingdigital.com, Amazon MP3, iTunes® and other digital music sites. The 2-CD soundtrack album is available now to pre-order on Amazon.

    BAFTA award-winning composer Jesper Kyd, renowned for his iconic musical scores in the Assassin’s Creed and Hitman series, has crafted a thrilling original score for DARKSIDERS II, the sequel to the critically acclaimed action/adventure title developed by THQ’s in-house studio Vigil Games. Kyd’s emotionally dynamic score for DARKSIDERS II combines dark ethereal themes and melodic fantasy that enrich the player’s cinematic journey through each of the game’s unique realms.

    Track Listing:

    CD 1
    01 The Makers Theme
    02 Into Eternity
    03 Makers in the Outlands
    04 Story of the Makers
    05 The Corruption
    06 The Makers Overworld
    07 The Makers Fight Back
    08 The Floating City
    09 Crystal Spire
    10 Trouble in Eden
    11 Stains of Heresy
    12 The Abyssal Plains
    13 The Rod of Arafel
    14 The Crowfather

    CD 2
    01 The Dead Plains
    02 The Plains Await
    03 Supernatural Desert
    04 The Eternal Throne
    05 City of the Dead
    06 The Crypt
    07 Death Brings Hope
    08 Plains of Death
    09 Demon Realm
    10 Into the Shadows
    11 Lord of the Black Stone
    12 Dead Plains Reprise.

    DARKSIDERS II follows the exploits of DEATH, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game. This epic journey propels DEATH through various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother WAR, the horseman who was blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders. DARKSIDERS II is scheduled to be available for console and PC on August 14th, 2012 in the United States.