Rick Rubin, one of the biggest producers in the music industry, is teaming up with some of the best DJs in the world to release an electronic Star Wars album.
Rubin's album, Star Wars Headspace, was announced during Zane Lowe's Beats One radio show on Monday, and was later described by Disney as "a new compilation of original electronic dance music infused with Star Wars sound clips and effects."
The first album on the track, for example, is called "C-3PO's Plight" and uses blaster sound effects and quotes from the droid to enhance the original beat created by iconic DJ, Kaskade. According to the description on the official Star Wars site, the track "captures the humor of Star Wars, the melodrama of C-3PO, and is a kinetic, dynamic production that sets the stage for what follows."
The album mixes a variety of electronic styles, but based on brief descriptions and sound clips, most listeners should expect a traditional house style throughout.
Lowe premiered three of the album's tracks on his show, including an original song from Rubin called "NR-G7," a new song from Baauer called "Cantina Boys" and a new track from Flying Lotus called "R2 Where R U?"
Star Wars Headspace is currently available for pre-order. The album will be available to download on Feb. 19 and purchae in stores on March 18. The full tracklist can be seen below.