Exclusive: Square Enix announce new take on Final Fantasy music

Square Enix have exclusively revealed to VGMO a brand new concept album for their legendary JRPG series, Final Fantasy. As a follow up to Square Enix Jazz -Final Fantasy-, the Japanese publisher will be working with its top tier composers to release Square Enix Vuvuzela -Final Fantasy-.

“Square Enix is dedicated to providing new musical experiences for its fans. We also wish to incorporate all musical backgrounds into our repertoire and the Vuvuzela provides us with an invaluable opportunity to do that,” said a Square Enix spokesperson, when describing the inspiration behind the album. “Additionally, the Vuvuzela brings a tonal range and dynamic versatility that is so rarely found in other instruments. It was the clear choice for us when deciding on the theme for our next album.”

The tracklist is as follows;

  1. The Extreme ~Definitive Dissidia Version~ / Takeharu Ishimoto
  2. One Winged Angel / The Vuvuzela Papas
  3. To Zanarkand / Nobuo Uematsu
  4. Apocalypsis Noctis / Yoko Shimomura
  5. Dancing Mad / The Vuvuzela Mages
  6. Battle on the Big Bridge ~Episode Gladio Final Mix~ / Keiichi Okabe
  7. Opera Maria and Draco / Nobuo Uematsu and Yoshinori Kitase
  8. The Oath / The Square Enix Vuvuzela Band

The album is available to pre-order now, for $15. Previews and pre-orders are available here.

Posted on April 1, 2018 by Mathew Gallagher. Last modified on April 2, 2018.


About the Author

Mathew Gallagher is a Sound Design graduate from the UK. During his degree, Mathew studied the latest in game audio techniques, including VR and Dolby Atmos. When not gouging out on JRPGs or racing games, you can find him listening to all sorts of soundtracks or retweeting game news. He's currently learning how to play violin, but it's safe to say his guitar playing is the better of his musical talents.



2 Responses to Exclusive: Square Enix announce new take on Final Fantasy music

  1. makro says:

    April’s Fools? 😉

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