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Symphonic Suite Dragon Quest IV ~The People Are Shown the Way~
Catalog Number: KICC-6323
Released On: October 7, 2009
Composed By: Koichi Sugiyama
Arranged By: Koichi Sugiyama
Published By: King Records
Recorded At: Unknown
Format: 1 CD
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Tracklist:

01 - Overture
02 - Minuet
03 - Comrades
04 - In a Town
05 - Homeland~Wagon Wheels' March
06 - Frightening Dungeons~Cursed Towers
07 - Elegy~Mysterious Shrine
08 - Balloon's Flight
09 - Sea Breeze
10 - The Unknown Castle
11 - Battle For the Glory
12 - The End
Total Time:
63'37"

Alright, now I'm just annoyed.

Among all the Dragon Quest Symphonic Suites, none had as many prints, reprints, and re-recordings as Dragon Quest IV. And you'd think we'd finally had enough of it. But no, of course not! What was I thinking!

This particular release is nothing more than the first disc of the old NHK release (catalog number APCG-9001), but with track 8 split into two tracks (8 and 9) to match the more modern convention of having "sea" and "sky" tracks as separate entities.

With the exception of the cool cover art and some minor touch-ups in the mixing, I don't think this is the version of the DQIV Symphonic Suite you want. Try to get either London Philharmonic or Tokyo Metropolitan. If you already have those and you're some sort of sick completionist, I guess you can pick up this album as well. That wagon does look cool, after all.

Reviewed by: Patrick Gann



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