Gustavo Santaolalla: The Last of Us & Babel

As soon as I watched a trailer for The Last of Us I immediately thought how familiar the music sounded – as well as how cool the game looked of course! Well it turns out the composer also wrote the music for Babel, a film I watched at school a few years ago and came away thinking what a lovely soundtrack it had! He also won the Academy Award for Original Music Score for Babel as well as for Brokeback Mountain a year earlier.

Here are the two:



2 thoughts on “Gustavo Santaolalla: The Last of Us & Babel

  1. I’m not a huge fan of The Last of Us – not the type of game I usually play (for multiple reasons). I have to admit though, the music is pretty good. Music really defines a game, and award winning composers make a game that much better.

    • Haha funnily enough it’s not a game I’d normally play too, and ended up watching a playthrough like a film. Can’t agree more 🙂 It’s always a good sign when you want to search for the soundtrack afterwards!

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