Robin Beanland

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Robin Beanland
Born (1968-08-27) 27 August 1968 (age 51)
Nationality British
Occupation Composer

Robin Beanland (born 27 August 1968 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England)[1] is a British composer of video game music, composing music for numerous Rare titles, such as the Killer Instinct franchise, Conker's Bad Fur Day (which he also co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Seavor), and many others. Prior to joining Rare, Beanland composed music for TV and films.[2]

Video game music credits

Title Year System Notes
Donkey Kong Country 1994 SNES With Eveline Fischer and David Wise[3]
Killer Instinct 1994 SNES, Arcade With Graeme Norgate
Killer Instinct 2 1996 Arcade
Killer Instinct Gold 1996 N64
GoldenEye 007 1997 N64 With Grant Kirkhope and Norgate
Twelve Tales: Conker 64 Unreleased N64 With Fischer
Jet Force Gemini 1999 N64 With Alistair Lindsay
Conker's Pocket Tales 1999 GBC With Fischer
Conker's Bad Fur Day 2001 N64 Also co-wrote the game's script with Chris Seavor
Sabre Wulf 2004 GBA
It's Mr. Pants 2005 GBA With Fischer and Wise
Banjo-Pilot 2005 GBA With Jamie Hughes
Conker: Live & Reloaded 2005 Xbox
Kameo: Elements of Power 2005 Xbox 360 Sound effects and character voices.
Viva Piñata 2006 Xbox 360 Sound effects and character voices.
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts 2008 Xbox 360 With Kirkhope and Dave Clynick
Kinect Sports 2010 Xbox 360 With Dave Clynick
Kinect Sports: Season Two 2011 Xbox 360
Fable Heroes 2012 Xbox 360
Kinect PlayFit 2012 Xbox 360
Kinect Sports Rivals 2014 Xbox One
Rare Replay 2015 Xbox One Composed the main theme for the game and arrangements of menu themes (with Rich Aitken).
Sea of Thieves 2018 Xbox One, Microsoft Windows


In 2001, Beanland was nominated and went on to win a British Academy of Film and Television Arts award for Conker's Bad Fur Day.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Robin Beanland on Findmypast".
  2. ^ VGM Rush's Beanland profile. Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Rare: Scribes (December 21, 2005) at Internet Archive "Robin did Funky's Fugue, Eveline did Simian Segue, Candy's Love Song, Voices of the Temple, Forest Frenzy, Tree Top Rock, Northern Hemispheres and Ice Cave Chant, and the rest was the doing of Mr. Wise."
  4. ^ "BAFTA Awards - Interactive Sound in 2001". BAFTA Awards. Retrieved 19 June 2015.

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