desolation-of-smaugWaterTower Music has published the official soundtrack preview for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The album features the film’s original score composed by Howard Shore. As previously announced, the label will release as a regular edition and deluxe edition on December 10, 2013. Click here to pre-order the soundtrack and visit our previous article for the full album details. Audio clips from all tracks on the regular edition are available after the jump. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, John Bell and Jed Brophy will be released nationwide on December 13, 2013 by Warner Bros. Pictures.