Hasbro, Inc., 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 45 minutes of unreleased music including the iconic opening theme song and more by composers Robert J. Walsh and Johnny Douglas. 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 and unique collectors’ edition vinyl that is truly More than Meets the Eye!”
Hasbro Studios Presents ’80s TV Classics: Music from The Transformersfeatures 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 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).
Enjoy The Ride Records is the exclusive retailer for Optimus Prime and Megatron vinyl record variants.