The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
is a 2 -disc album including the original score by Academy Award®-winner Howard Shore. This masterpiece was recorded by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios. Additionally, the soundtrack includes an original song, "Song of the Lonely Mountain," written and performed by Neil Finn (Crowded House).
One of today's most respected, honored, and active composers and music conductors, Howard Shore previously worked with director Peter Jackson on The Lord Of The Rings
Trilogy, which stands as his most towering achievement to date. He won three Academy Awards for his music for those films.