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Dinosaur Complete FM Oscillator Version
Catalog Number: NW10102520
Released On: December 19, 2002
Composed By: Sound Team JDK
Arranged By: Sound Team JDK
Published By: Falcom
Recorded At: Unknown
Format: 1 CD
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Tracklist:

01 - The Lost Ones
02 - Mark My Words
03 - Paean to the Spirits
04 - Front Line
05 - Charge!
06 - A Temple
07 - God!
08 - Earthen Flute
09 - Exciting Shop
10 - Into the Castle
11 - A Meeting with Tarsis
12 - When Grieving Ends, the Fight Begins
13 - A Chance Meeting
14 - Burning
15 - A Soul's Repose
16 - Divine Revelation
17 - The Tower of Ordeals
18 - The Dragon's Passing
19 - The Tower of the Wind
20 - Underground Shrine
21 - Dimensional Maze
22 - The Tower of Darius
23 - I Love You
24 - Harp
25 - A Time of Purity
26 - The Muscle Man
27 - Forna
28 - The Tower of the Spirits
29 - The God of War
30 - Dinosaur
31 - The Weaving of Dreams
32 - The Emblem of the Wind
33 - Music Box
Total Time:
61'20"

Once upon a time, Falcom put out a subpar game with even more subpar music. Over a decade later, in an act of total randomness, Falcom decided to remake said game. A dungeon-crawler about Dinosaurs? Really?

Now, this soundtrack isn't for the remade game. Rather, this soundtrack is a reissue of the old "Music From Dinosaur" album, but with a decent fix to the FM synth. The touched-up synth definitely helps make the album more listenable. That is, I don't want to hit my head against a wall while listening.

But that doesn't make this album good. Its greatest value lies in being a true representation of a part of Falcom history (since "Music From" missed the mark). With over 30 tracks from Sound Team JDK, I will admit that there are a few that are enjoyable. With that many songs to choose from, it's inevitable that they'd stumble upon something good. But for the most part, I still consider this soundtrack a failure. Purchase at your own risk.

Reviewed by: Patrick Gann



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