Journey Didn't Win The Grammy, But We're Still Proud Of You (Sniff)

If you've played Journey (and if you haven't — get on that!) you'll know just how paramount Austin Wintory's subtle soundtrack was to the entire experience. Apparently the folks at the Grammy's agreed and, as a result, Journey became the first game to have a soundtrack nominated in the Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media award. Sadly, Austin Wintory lost out to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, who won for their (admittedly awesome) work on Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, but we still love you Austin! Awesome work getting this far!

Wintory just tweeted about Reznor's win. Our favourite reply was from Kellee Santiago, the co-founder of thatgamecompany, the studio behind Journey.

Good call Kellee! Good call.


    There had to be an award that Journey didn't collect.

    been listing to the Europa Universalis soundtrack the past few weeks, before that was the Civilization the Uncharted. I perfer big orchastra music such as instead of the crap today with annoying rape everywhere.

    I love Trent Reznor and all, but man... every time I play this game, or even listen to the sound track, my eyes get all watery and shit...

    Austin, fuck the grammies. You won the warmth of my heart, and that shit is real.

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