Annotation

This edition of the FFVIII soundtrack was mailed to various users that had registered a copy of FFVIII for the PS1 in 1999. It came as a complete surprise when I got mine in the mail all those years ago. 😉

Annotation last modified on 2014-03-15 10:24 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Liberi Fatali 3:08
2 Balamb Garden 3:29
3 Blue Fields 2:54
4 Don't Be Afraid 2:52
5 The Winner 1:07
6 Find Your Way 3:48
7 SeeD 4:16
8 The Landing 4:37
9 Starting Up 1:20
10 Force Your Way 3:53
11 The Loser 1:27
12 Never Look Back 3:23
13 Dead End 1:11
14 Breezy 2:44
15 Shuffle or Boogie 2:04
16 Waltz for the Moon 3:01
17 Tell Me 3:25
18 Fear 2:25
19 The Man With the Machine Gun 2:50
20 Julia 1:23
21 Roses and Wine 2:19
22 Junction 1:38
23 Timber Owls 2:51
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 My Mind 3:12
2 The Mission 3:37
3 Martial Law 3:48
4 Cactus Jack (Galbadian Anthem) 1:30
5 Only a Plank Between One and Perdition 2:24
6 SUCCESSION OF WITCHES 3:19
7 Galbadia Garden 3:37
8 Unrest 2:37
9 Under Her Control 3:31
10 The Stage Is Set 3:40
11 A Sacrifice 3:27
12 FITHOS LUSEC WECOS VINOSEC 4:33
13 Intruders 2:32
14 Premonition 4:37
15 Wounded 0:53
16 Fragments of Memories 3:14
17 Jailed 3:50
18 Rivals 3:31
19 Ami 4:37
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Spy Nobuo Uematsu 3:47
2 Retaliation Nobuo Uematsu 0:45
3 Movin' Nobuo Uematsu 5:18
4 Blue Sky Nobuo Uematsu 0:45
5 Drifting Nobuo Uematsu 2:57
6 Heresy Nobuo Uematsu 4:11
7 Fisherman's Horizon Nobuo Uematsu 3:36
8 ODEKA ke Chocobo (Chocobo's Outing) Nobuo Uematsu 1:16
9 Where I Belong Nobuo Uematsu 3:40
10 The Oath Nobuo Uematsu 3:26
11 Slide Show Part 1 Nobuo Uematsu 1:24
12 Slide Show Part 2 Nobuo Uematsu 1:47
13 Love Grows Nobuo Uematsu 4:29
14 The Salt Flats Nobuo Uematsu 3:37
15 Trust Me Nobuo Uematsu 3:13
16 Silence and Motion Nobuo Uematsu 5:48
17 Dance with the Balamb-fish Nobuo Uematsu 3:40
18 Tears of the Moon Nobuo Uematsu 1:13
19 Residents Nobuo Uematsu 3:09
20 Eyes on Me Faye Wong 4 5:38
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mods de Chocobo (feat. N's Telecaster) Nobuo Uematsu 2:25
2 Ride On Nobuo Uematsu 3:03
3 Truth Nobuo Uematsu 3:41
4 Lunatic Pandora Nobuo Uematsu 3:28
5 Compression of Time Nobuo Uematsu 4:34
6 The Castle Nobuo Uematsu 5:19
7 The Legendary Beast Nobuo Uematsu 5:50
8 Maybe I'm a Lion Nobuo Uematsu 5:35
9 The Extreme Nobuo Uematsu 6:45
10 The Successor Nobuo Uematsu 3:38
11 Ending Theme Faye Wong 13:20
12 Overture Nobuo Uematsu 3:36

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
星野正 (track 1)
大浦綾子 (track 1)
trumpet:
荒木敏男 (track 1)
菅坡雅彦 (track 1)
横山均 (track 1)
strings:
synthesizer programming:
河盛慶次 (tracks 2–23)
flute:
旭孝 (flautist) (track 1)
木津芳夫 (track 1)
percussion:
春名禎子 (track 1)
金山功 (track 1)
草刈とも子 (track 1)
keyboard:
美野春樹 (track 1)
tuba:
佐藤潔 (track 1)
horn:
藤田乙比古 (track 1)
石橋めぐみ (track 1)
松浦光男 (track 1)
西條貴人 (track 1)
harp:
斎藤葉 (track 1)
trombone:
広原正典 (track 1)
片岡雄三 (track 1)
山城純子 (track 1)
alto vocals:
加賀ひとみ (track 1)
佐々倉千栄 (track 1)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–23)
bass vocals:
中西勝之 (track 1)
山神健志 (singer & pianist) (track 1)
composer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–23)
conductor:
蓜島公二 (conductor) (track 1)
lyricist:
野島一成 (track 1)
mixer:
長島賢史 (engineer, sometimes credited as Kenji or Satoshi Nagashima) (track 1)
orchestrator:
浜口史郎 (track 1)
producer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–23)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 2–23)
recording engineer:
長島賢史 (engineer, sometimes credited as Kenji or Satoshi Nagashima) (tracks 1–23)
soprano vocals:
濱渦真津恵 (track 1)
宮部小牧 (track 1)
tenor vocals:
鈴木准 (tenor vocals) (track 1)
瀧口裕一 (track 1)
translator:
山下太郎 (track 1)
recorded at:
arrangements:
Wings of Freedom (Forest Elves) (track 3)
is based on:
プレリュード (Final Fantasy I, “The Prelude”) (track 11)
勝利 (Final Fantasy) (track 5)
part of:
Final Fantasy VIII (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–23)
recording of:
Balamb GARDEN (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 2)
Blue Fields (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 3)
Breezy (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 14)
Dead End (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 13)
Don't Be Afraid (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 4)
Fear (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 18)
Find Your Way (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 6)
Force Your Way (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 10)
Julia (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 20)
Junction (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 22)
Liberi Fatali (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 1)
Never Look Back (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 12)
Roses and Wine (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 21)
SeeD (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 7)
Shuffle or Boogie (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 15)
Starting Up (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 9)
Tell Me (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 17)
The Landing (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 8)
The Loser (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 11)
The Man with the Machine Gun (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 19)
The Winner (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 5)
Timber Owls (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 23)
Waltz for the Moon (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 16)

CD 2

synthesizer programming:
河盛慶次 (tracks 1–11, 13–19)
alto vocals:
在田恭子 (track 12)
高橋ちはる (track 12)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–11, 13–19)
bass vocals:
熱田貴丸 (track 12)
松原友 (track 12)
composer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–19)
orchestrator:
浜口史郎 (track 12)
producer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–19)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 1–11, 13–19)
recording engineer:
長島賢史 (engineer, sometimes credited as Kenji or Satoshi Nagashima) (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
濱渦真津恵 (track 12)
岡田綾子 (track 12)
tenor vocals:
原大介 (track 12)
田部井とおる (guitarist) (track 12)
arrangements:
I Am Sabin (track 2)
is the basis for:
Shine Tonight (Poolside) (track 16)
part of:
Final Fantasy VIII (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–19)
recording of:
A Sacrifice (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 11)
Ami (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 19)
Cactus Jack (Galbadian Anthem) (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 4)
FITHOS LUSEC WECOS VINOSEC (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 12)
Fragments of Memories (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 16)
Galbadia GARDEN (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 7)
Intruders (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 13)
Jailed (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 17)
Martial Law (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 3)
My Mind (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 1)
Only a Plank Between One and Perdition (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 5)
Premonition (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 14)
Rivals (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 18)
SUCCESSION OF WITCHES (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 6)
The Mission (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 2)
The Stage Is Set (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 10)
Under Her Control (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 9)
Unrest (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 8)
Wounded (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 15)

CD 3

synthesizer programming:
河盛慶次 (tracks 1–19)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–20)
浜口史郎 (track 20)
composer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–20)
conductor:
蓜島公二 (conductor) (track 20)
lyricist:
染谷和美 (track 20)
mixer:
長島賢史 (engineer, sometimes credited as Kenji or Satoshi Nagashima) (track 20)
producer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–20)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 1–19)
recording engineer:
長島賢史 (engineer, sometimes credited as Kenji or Satoshi Nagashima) (tracks 1–20)
vocals:
王菲 (Chinese singer-songwriter & actress) (track 20)
publisher:
SQUARE ENIX (2003-2014 music label for the video game company; after mid-2014, see SQUARE ENIX MUSIC) (track 20)
has remixes:
karaoke versions:
part of:
OverClocked ReMix works catalog (number: 993) (track 7)
later translated versions:
夏のアルバム (見つめてた 君の背中 肩越しの 遠い花火…) (track 20)
part of:
Final Fantasy VIII (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–20)
recording of:
Blue Sky (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 4)
Dance With the Balamb-Fish (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 17)
Drifting (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 5)
Eyes On Me (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 20)
Fisherman's Horizon (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 7)
Heresy (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 6)
Love Grows (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 13)
Movin' (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 3)
ODEKA ke Chocobo (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 8)
Residents (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 19)
Retaliation (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 2)
Silence and Motion (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 16)
Slide Show Part 1 (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 11)
Slide Show Part 2 (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 12)
Tears of the Moon (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 18)
The Oath (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 10)
The Salt Flats (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 14)
The Spy (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 1)
Trust Me (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 15)
Where I Belong (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Ending Theme (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 20)

CD 4

synthesizer programming:
河盛慶次 (tracks 1–10, 12)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–12)
conductor:
蓜島公二 (conductor) (track 11)
lyricist:
染谷和美 (track 11)
mixer:
長島賢史 (engineer, sometimes credited as Kenji or Satoshi Nagashima) (track 11)
orchestrator:
浜口史郎 (track 11)
producer:
植松伸夫 (video game, film & anime composer known for Final Fantasy) (tracks 1–12)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 1–10, 12)
recording engineer:
長島賢史 (engineer, sometimes credited as Kenji or Satoshi Nagashima) (tracks 1–12)
vocals:
王菲 (Chinese singer-songwriter & actress) (track 11)
medley of:
Eyes On Me (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 11)
オープニング・テーマ (Final Fantasy I "Opening Theme"; this is the "Main Theme from FINAL FANTASY" that appears throughout the Final Fantasy series, mostly during the credits) (track 11)
part of:
Final Fantasy VIII (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–12)
recording of:
Compression of Time (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 5)
Ending Theme (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 11)
Lunatic Pandora (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 4)
Maybe I’m a Lion (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 8)
Mods de Chocobo (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 1)
Overture (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 12)
Ride On (Final Fantasy Ⅷ) (track 2)
The Castle (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 6)
The Extreme (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 9)
The Legendary Beast (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 7)
The Successor (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 10)
Truth (Final Fantasy VIII) (track 3)