(We have a best soundtrack thread but I wanted one for the soundtrack as a whole rather than individual songs.)
I have a coupon for a discount for some soundtrack CDs but I need to spend enough for two soundtracks to use it. I was thinking of getting the Ar Tonelico soundtrack - I haven't tried that yet. I was hoping to get some suggestions for soundtracks I haven't picked up yet.
Favs: Xenoblade, Nier, Radiant Historia, Xenosaga
Honorable mentions: Last Story, FFXIII, FFVIII, FFX, Catherine, End of Eternity, Crono Cross, Divinity, Persona/SMT soundtracks
Bad for me: FFXII, FF-Type 0, Arc Rise Fantasia, Drammatica, FF:Dirge of Cerberus, large chunks of the Last Story Soundtrack
I should explain a bit.... My hearing is not very good so anything that uses a large orchestra (with lots of brass) just sounds like a blare and blaaaat to me and not very musical at all. The stuff I liked from my honorable mentions are all slower tracks that did not use a massive array of sound. So I would prefer to stay away from the large orchestral pieces.
Any suggestions? :)