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Duet: Original Soundtrack

by Tim Shiel

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    It's here. To celebrate 10 years of Duet, the game's album-length soundtrack is on vinyl for the first time. Shipping in late October 2023.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Duet: Original Soundtrack via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Nay 03:57
Tempa 02:50
Laps 03:07
◄◄ 00:37
Patinkin 04:01
Arete I 04:52
Arete II 04:48
Credets 01:25


Duet is a game that asks players simply to navigate two orbiting spheres past an increasingly complex maze of falling obstacles. As the difficulty increases, the tension mounts, and a peculiar narrative unfolds. Developed by Kumobius, with soundtrack by Tim Shiel, for iOS and Android.

#1 App in Australian App Store
#2 App in US App Store
Top 10 App in 25+ countries
Best, Most Elegant iPhone Games of the Year 2013 - The New Yorker
Mobile Game of the Year 2013 - Kotaku

"Although the game might be great, the soundtrack is spectacular. As contemporary as it is, taking advantage of electronic music's current scope of sounds, it also harkens back to video game soundtracks of the pre-millennium with needling synths, thunderous whooshes of noise, and an eerie atmosphere - it's almost symphonic in how clean and elaborate it sounds. Shiel's soundtrack for Duet comes out sounding as innovative as the game it scores." - Jake Cleland, The Vine

"Tim Shiel's outstanding soundtrack effortlessly sells the mood. I'd be better at Duet if I could play without sound, but that would be too great a waste. It's not that the soundtrack outshines the game, but it does stand alone—quite beautifully." Nissa Campbell, Touch Arcade

Get Duet for iOS and Android here:

The Duet soundtrack is also available on iTunes.


released October 10, 2013

All music written and performed by Tim Shiel, with:
Luke Howard - additional piano on tracks 1, 2 and 4
Ben Edgar - lap steel guitar on tracks 1 and 7

Artwork by Aldous Massie
Mastered by Lachlan Carrick

Many thanks to: Ivan, Tom & James from Kumobius, Luke Howard & Ben Edgar, Aldous Massie, Lachlan Carrick, Brad Giblin, Trent Kusters, Grant Gillies, Adam Christou, Hans & Jaymis, Wally, Ableton, Phon.o, Teenage Engineering, Suzanne & Matilda.


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