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Makai Senki Disgaea 2 OST
Catalog Number: SLPS-25607
Released On: February 23, 2006
Composed By: Tenpei Sato
Arranged By: Tenpei Sato
Published By: Nippon Ichi Software
Recorded At: Unknown
Format: 2 CDs
Tracklist:

Disc One
01 - Sinful Rose
02 - Magnificent Dark Family '05
03 - Wonder Castle
04 - Rosalind
05 - Cyber Dance
06 - Dawn Whisper
07 - Prinny My Love
08 - Heroic Blues
09 - AKUMA Drops HG
10 - A Flock of Lambs
11 - White Tiger
12 - Brother & Sister
13 - The Warmth of This Heart
14 - Spread your wings
15 - Night Head
16 - MAKAI Station
17 - Elegy of the Tundra
18 - Visual Sensation
19 - Daybreak Crying
20 - A Sinful Rose's Fragrance
Total Time:
55'12"

Disc Two
01 - ETONA Rock
02 - Shinobi Dance
03 - Lonely Rosely
04 - Over Driver
05 - MAKAI BAND
06 - Song of the Gods
07 - So Long...
08 - 1st SAMURAI
09 - Is It Admiration for Overlord Laharl?
10 - Secret Circle
11 - There's Something I Want to Tell You
12 - Heavy Rotation
13 - R.P.G
14 - Holy Mansion
15 - Demon's Trill
16 - Trance NO.4!
17 - Dark Zone
18 - Disgaea Rhapsody
19 - Rosalind's Palace
20 - Sparkle ☆ To Become A Star
Total Time:
58'15"

As a rabid fan of the first Disgaea, Let me say this at the start of the review. The music for Disgaea 2 is a step up from the music for Disgaea. Tenpei Sato's work continues to impress.

Remixes of themes such as "Is It Admiration for Overlord Laharl?" (an 8-bit version of the classic song) and "Etna Rock" hook you immediately. White Tiger is an awesome vocal piece; too bad it's not a stage theme (the vocalist for White Tiger, I believe, is Tenpei Sato himself).

Wonder Castle (the first song you hear unless you watch the game's introduction) lets you know right off the bat that Tenpei Sato has not been slacking. Even after 100 hours of gameplay, the music is still enjoyable. However, if you play the game as much as I do you may want to turn it off after about 200 hours...but even then, you'll find yourself turning it back on for your favorite themes.

This soundtrack does not disappoint. Fans of Disgaea already know what to expect...they will get more than they asked for, especially in terms of sound quality (it's the best I've heard yet). Non-Disgaea fans? ...they should ask my friend "sp00ky" who is hooked after hearing the soundtrack and now plans to buy the game on its US release. The combination of high-quality musicianship and markedly wicked silliness has won him over, and it is likely to win you over as well.

Please note: this soundtrack came as a bonus with the limited edition packaging of the Japanese game. If you want to hear this music in its original form while playing NIS America's version, you will have to set the game to Japanese audio; the English voice setting has a somewhat remixed soundtrack. An arranged soundtrack was also officialy printed and is available for wide release, but if you want the complete experience, you'll need to find this two-disc soundtrack with the limited edition Japanese game.

Reviewed by: Akuma Hokoru



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