The year is 1912, deep in debt, ex-Pinkerton agent Booker DeWitt is sent to the mysterious flying city of Columbia to find and retrieve a young woman imprisoned in a tower since birth - Elizabeth and to "Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt". However, almost as soon as Booker arrives, he finds that Columbia and its people are not quite what they seem, and all too soon science, religion, morality, family and life all clash and spiral down into utter chaos, with Booker and Elizabeth as unlikely partners in the midst of all the action.
Bring us the girl, wipe away the debt.
Did You Know?
Albert Fink "created" his music by overhearing songs through the numerous random tears that would appear in Columbia. Because of this, the songs you hear being sung throughout the game are actually songs in the "future" re-worked to sound period specific. For example, the quartet in the beginning of the game sings "God Only Knows" originally by the Beach Boys and in a bar in the game you can overhear a version of "Tainted Love" by Gloria Jones. See more
Radio news broadcasts are heard, and radios are also heard broadcasting music. Although radio broadcasts were feasible in the 1910s, neither of these innovations really became widespread until the 1920s, with the first radio news broadcasts not happening until 1920. See more
I just realized who those two are. They... well, at least she... invented the technology that allows the city to float.
Quantum particles, suspended in space-time at a fixed height.
So... Not giant balloons?
Some behind-the-scenes footage can be seen near the end of the credits, featuring some singing and guitar playing. See more
(What Do We Do On a) Dew-Dew-Dewey Day
Performed by Charles Kaley
and His Orchestra
Published by Sony BMG and Bourne Co. Music Publishers
Courtesy of Grammercy Records
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