George Ezra and Calvin Harris to soundtrack Sky One's MOOMINVALLEY?

Sky One’s forthcoming MOOMINVALLEY series is to feature tracks by major recording artists.

According to Music Business Worldwide, Sony Music label Columbia Records has struck a deal with Finnish production company Gutsy Animations to create a soundtrack for the 13 new episodes which will air in 2019.

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Artists signed to Columbia UK include George Ezra, Daft Punk, Calvin Harris, Martin Garrix, Mark Ronson and Robbie Williams.

Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, president of Columbia Records UK, said: “We are very proud here at Columbia Records to collaborate with Gutsy Animations on the MOOMINVALLEY soundtrack.

“THE MOOMINS ARE CULTURALLY IMPORTANT AROUND THE WORLD AND WE HAVE A FANTASTIC LINE UP OF ARTISTS ACROSS SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT CONTRIBUTING FEATURED SONGS TO THE SOUNDTRACK.”

FERDY UNDER-HAMILTON, COLUMBIA UK

“The Moomins are culturally important around the world and we have a fantastic line up of artists across Sony Music Entertainment contributing featured songs to the soundtrack.”

Marika Makaroff, Creative Director and Executive Producer at Gutsy Animations, said: “From the beginning of this project we have been ambitious with our vision – and it has paid off in spades.

“I’M THRILLED TO BE PARTNERING WITH SONY MUSIC, WHICH IS HOME TO SOME OF THE WORLD’S BEST ARTISTS, AND CAN’T WAIT TO ANNOUNCE THE INCREDIBLE NAMES THAT WILL BE WRITING BRAND NEW MUSIC FOR MOOMINVALLEY.”

 MOOMINVALLEY is coming to Sky One.

MOOMINVALLEY is coming to Sky One.

MARIKA MAKAROFF, GUTSY ANIMATIONS

“I’m thrilled to be partnering with Sony Music, which is home to some of the world’s best artists, and can’t wait to announce the incredible names that will be writing brand new music for Moominvalley.

“What we’ve heard so far is truly magical – it perfectly captures the sense of wonder and spirit of adventure so central to the world Tove created.”

MOOMINVALLEY will feature the voices of Jennifer Saunders, Matt Lucas and Taron Egerton.