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Angry Birds Original & Seasons

Original Soundtrack: Ari Pulkkinen
Sound Design: Ari Pulkkinen
Publisher: Rovio
Music style: Cartoony (multiple genres)

Ari Pulkkinen’s most famous composition so far, Angry Birds theme reflects the sillynes and different phases of anger of the Angry Birds – the first phase is the peaceful phase of the birds when they are happy and have all of their eggs (it’s also famous for its ability to stuck to everyones mind), second phase is when the Birds realise that their eggs have been stolen and the last phase is when the Birds are chasing the pigs for the crimes against birdmanity. Angry Birds have been waging war with pigs in Halloween, Winter Holidays, Valentine day, St Patrics day, Spring Holidays and many others since then.

The Original Angry Birds sound design was simple – make the birds and the pigs stars of the game and stand out from the other sound design. As for the Angry Bird and pig vocals, the recording sessios were held in Rovio Mobile offices and recorded in ‘jolly’ condition and in a really good mood.  This session added pure artistic values to the project which resulted in really odd but somewhat realistic bird and pig sounds. No birds or pigs were harmed in the recording sessions – though rumours told that some game developers had a minor hangover.

Angry Birds is now known all over the world and the game has been downloaded an seen in youtube over one billion times worldwide. It has also won many notable awards.

Angry Birds soundtrack track list

01: Ari Pulkkinen – Angry Birds Original Main Theme
02: Ari Pulkkinen – Angry Birds Halloween Theme
03: Ari Pulkkinen – Angry Birds Winter Holidays (Christmas) Theme
04: Ari Pulkkinen – Angry Birds Hugs & Kisses Theme
05: Ari Pulkkinen – Angry Birds St.Patrics Day Theme
06: Ari Pulkkinen – Angry Birds Spring Break Theme
07: Ari Pulkkinen – Angry Birds Summer Pignic Theme

Ari has also composed the music and made the sound design for Angry Bird trailers (Original, Mighty Eagle, Rio)

Quotes from reviews

- “sound effects are pretty funny with the laughing/snorting of the pigs, and the angry birds cawing is a nice touch -TruthBombers
- “The soundtrack in the menus is great… and the high pitched grunts and gruffs from birds, and pig snorting are quite funny. -AppAdvice
- “inspirational Tom and Jerry style music. -Geeks
- “The sounds are simply awesome. The birds comical screams and jeers give a silly feeling to the game, makes it enjoyable to play. The music fits well with the theme, they’ve done a great job compiling songs, sound effects, and the character noises. -Wedonnetwork
- “The sound effects fit perfectly with the mood of the game. -iPhone Life
- “The music played through the Angry Birds is very original and entertaining as well, and it reminds us of the music you hear at the Disney theme park sometimes. Very cheerful and upbeat. -iPhoneGap
- “Oh, and the theme music: that damn music gets in your brain. “Da, Da, dat dah. Dadda Dat dah” ahhhhh! Again, exactly what you would want from a puzzle title – I still hum the Lemmings music to this day! The spot effects, voices, and explosions all add greatly to the overall package and outshine the normal beeps and bleeps associated with iPhone/Mobile titles of this sort. -Gamerlimit