Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Transformers Original Television Series Score on Collector’s Edition Vinyl March 9

Transformers Original Television Score on Vinyl
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), Enjoy The Ride Records and Sony Music/Legacy Recordings announced today the release of Hasbro Studios Presents '80s TV Classics: Music from The Transformers on vinyl in three different color variants, available at select retailers Friday, March 9.  This is the first official release of the score in any format and includes the iconic opening theme song and more than 45 minutes of unreleased music by composers Robert J. Walsh, Johnny Douglas, Anne Bryant and Ford Kinder.  The album features music from seasons 1-3 of “The Transformers” animated series which debuted in 1984.

“We’re very excited to share with fans of all ages the classic original score from the animated show that helped launch the Transformers universe,” said Stephen Davis, Chief Content Officer for Hasbro. “Legacy has created an incredible, unique product that fans will love and that is truly More than Meets the Eye!”

Hasbro Studios Presents '80s TV Classics: Music from The Transformers features a mix of orchestral and ‘80s inspired synth tracks which have been remastered from the original tapes by Walsh himself.  The unique collector’s edition albums feature original artwork including Japanese Catalog artwork from 1985 and will be available in three different retail exclusive vinyl colorways (each sold separately) corresponding with fan favorite characters Optimus Prime (Blue and Red Stripe With Gray Splatter), Bumblebee (Black and Yellow Stripe) and Megatron (Gray with Purple Splatter).

Transformers Original Television Score on VinylTransformers Original Television Score on Vinyl

Transformers Original Television Score on Vinyl

The Hasbro Studios Presents '80s TV Classics: Music from The Transformers with the Optimus Prime and Megatron variants available through and the Bumblebee variant available exclusively through Prices may vary by retailer.

Track Listing:
Side A
1.     Opening Theme Song
2.     Life
3.     Cybertron Sorrow
4.     The Bridge to Iacon
5.     Unwelcoming Committee
6.     Prepare
7.     Attack! Attack!
8.     Decepticon Drama
9.     Explore! Repair!
10.   Facing Disaster
11.   Ominous Discovery
12.   Elements of Danger
13.   Something’s Wrong
14.   Overcoming the Unstoppable
15.   No More Worries
16.   Unyielding
17.   Heavy Mettle
18.   Man and Machine
19.   Matters and Antimatters
20.   Battle Fearlessly
21.   Ancient Legends
22.   The March of War

Side B
1.     Roll For Home
2.     The Glimmer of Hope
3.     Earth to Cybertron
4.     Into the Jaws of Death
5.     Doomed Together
6.     The Wrong Readings Mean the Right Doom
7.     Transformers Medley
8.     Mad Planet
9.     Conflict on Cassette
10.   Pastoral Tranquility
11.   From the Secret Files of Teletraan II
12.   Separation Anxiety
13.   Synthesized Magic
14.   Sinister
15.   Uneasy Advances
16.   Epic Struggles
17.   Mysterious Airs
18.   Waking Nightmare

Since their launch in 1984, Transformers has grown to be one of the world’s most recognizable and successful toy and entertainment brands. Driven by compelling characters and a rich storyline, Transformers revolutionized children’s entertainment as one of the first properties to produce a successful toy line, comic book, TV series and animated film.  With more than 30 years of history, thousands of unique Transformers robots have been introduced through toy lines, animated TV series, comic books and animated and live-action feature films.

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