Soundtrack

Composed by Peter McConnellGrim Fandango features a timeless soundtrack that brings the game’s world to life. With influences and genres including bebop, big band, jazz, swing, and traditional Mexican music, the soundtrack is a joy to listen to whether playing the game at the time or not.

Grim Fandango soundtrack CD cover art
Grim Fandango soundtrack CD cover art

When the original soundtrack went out of print shortly after its 1998 release, LucasArts gave the Grim Fandango Network permission to make it available for your enjoyment.

Grim Fandango Remastered soundtrack

The soundtrack was revamped for Grim Fandango Remastered with certain bits of instrumentation re-recorded. The music on this page is not the remastered soundtrack, but the original we all grew up with and love. Of course, both have their place in any Grim Fandango fan’s collection.

If you’d like the remastered soundtrack’s in-game music, you can extract it from your copy of the game. There’s also a purchasable remastered soundtrack that includes some of the cutscene music, which isn’t otherwise available without dialogue and sound effects played over the top. You might find that it’s available on subscription platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify, etc.

Original soundtrack

The soundtrack CD released alongside the game.

5 Replies to “Soundtrack”

  1. Hi, I’m an aspiring youtuber and was intending my first game played to be Grim Fandango and I was wondering if anyone new what the soundtrack copyright is and if I would be able to use some of these songs as endcard/outro for the videos. Thanks a lot in advance!

    1. Hey Andres,

      This site was given permission specifically many years ago by LucasArts to provide this music for fans, however it should be considered copyrighted by LucasArts.

      As a general rule I wouldn’t recommend using any non-licensed or royalty free music for videos.

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