battle-of-the-five-armiesAudio clips of the soundtrack album for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies have been published online. The film’s music is composed by Howard Shore who previously scored the first two movies in the series, as well as The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Visit the British Amazon store to listen to audio clips. The website also confirms the running time of each track and the extended versions of the tracks featured on the deluxe edition. Both versions of the soundtrack will be released domestically on December 16 by WaterTower Music and are available for pre-order on Amazon (standard edition) and here (deluxe edition). The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Orlando Bloom, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt and Hugo Weaving will be released on December 17, 2014 by Warner Bros. Pictures. For updates on the film, visit the official movie website.

Here’s the updated track list of the deluxe edition with running times:

Disc 1:

1. Fire and Water (5:57)
2. Shores of the Long Lake (4:01)
3. Beyond Sorrow and Grief (Extended Version) (4:11)
4. Guardians of the Three (Extended Version) (5:47)
5. The Ruins of Dale (3:39)
6. The Gathering of the Clouds (Extended Version) (5:52)
7. Mithril (3:08)
8. Bred for War (3:19)
9. A Thief in the Night (4:14)
10. The Clouds Burst (4:12)
11. Battle for the Mountain (4:38)

Disc 2:

1. The Darkest Hour (5:31)
2. Sons of Durin (4:23)
3. The Fallen (4:45)
4. Ravenhill (5:47)
5. To the Death (Extended Version) (7:22)
6. Courage and Wisdom (5:09)
7. The Return Journey (4:16)
8. There and Back Again (4:19)
9. The Last Goodbye – Billy Boyd (4:05)
10. Ironfoot (Extended Version) (6:11)
11. Dragon-Sickness (Bonus Track) (3:51)
12. Thrain (Bonus Track) (3:24)