Sea shanties in Assasin's Creed ODYSSEY
Collaboration with UBISOFT company in the soundtrack of the game Assassin's Creed Odyssey, in all the sea shanties (the songs sung by the crew of the ship) as well as in some other songs connected with deeds and accomplishments of the main heroes of the game.
The sea shanties use as verses excerpts from ancient Greek poetry (Alcaeus, Archilochos, Anacreontea, Orphic Hymns etc.) which were set to music for the needs of the game using elements from ancient traditional and contemporary music, in production by Chromamusika, with Dimitris Ilias as Art Director and Production Manager. The rest of the song lyrics are written by Emma Rohan. The songs were sung by the men's chorus of Zakynthos in Montreal (directed by P.Plarinos), the mixed chorus of the Cultural Centre of Mesologgi (Directed by S. Cholevas) as well as vocal soloists (Dimitris Ilias, Maria Diamanti, Makis Papagavriil, Marialena Spinoula, Theod. Neofotistos). The recordings took place in Montreal, in Mesologgi and in Athens.
The game was released on 5th October 2018.
Assassin's Creed sea shanties (the making)