Final Fantasy Has A Lo-Fi ‘Chill Out’ Album Now Available On Spotify (VIDEO)
The Final Fantasy series would be a mere shadow of itself were it not for the stellar music created by Nobuo Uematsu and others over the past few decades. After all, some of the best Final Fantasy games to date are completely bereft of voiceovers, relying instead on brilliant sound and music direction to accompany the stories and visuals. While countless original scores from the older games still hold up after all this time, the art of remixing has eventually made its way to the FF-verse to offer unique spins on timeless classics. The folks over at Square Enix have produced a few albums with that in mind, with one such set of lo-fi ‘Chill Out Arrangement Tracks’ now available on Spotify.
As reported by PCGamer, the Square Enix Chill Out Arrangement Tracks – Around ’80s Mix has officially made its way to Spotify and various other streaming services. As one would expect given the ‘around ’80s’ bit, this particular album pulls songs from some of the earlier games in the series and gives them the lo-fi treatment, making them ideal songs to listen to while doing homework, studying, or relaxing. A sample of the album can be found below:
“This album features a selection of classic tracks, mainly taken from Squaresoft’s 1980s releases, such as Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II, Final Fantasy Legend, Final Fantasy Legend II, Final Fantasy Legend III, and Final Fantasy Adventure,” the official description of the album reads. “These arrangements have been produced by a wide variety of domestic and foreign talent, such as global trendsetter, DJ favourite, and treasure of New Zealand: Lord Echo, Ovall’s Shingo Suzuki, and Shingo Sekiguchi from Origami Production, both well-known from Seki Jam, and London keyboardist and pianist Chris Gulino, who also works as director for Kylie Minogue and Brian Ferry, as well as many more.”
Those looking to purchase the album for themselves can certainly do so, though it’s also available on Spotify for those looking to simply stream it instead. More standard Final Fantasy fare can also be found on Spotify thanks to the batch of music that was released on the streaming service a few years back, with the Final Fantasy VII Remake OST being added to the list as of late last month.
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