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Growlanser VI Precarious World OST

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Catalog Number: KDSD-00144
Released On: July 18, 2007
Composed By: Kenichi Tsuchiya, Eisuke Seki, Atsushi Kitajoh
Arranged By: Kenichi Tsuchiya, Eisuke Seki
Published By: Team Entertainment
Recorded At: Unknown
Format: 1 CD
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Tracklist:

01 - Bravery ~I Want to Get to You~ (Game ver.)
02 - To Those Who Rush Into History
03 - GL VI Main Title
04 - Words Carried in the Wind
05 - The Light of Tomorrow
06 - Feelings Not Shared
07 - Run Away!
08 - A Pain that Cannot be Revealed
09 - GL VI Love Theme (Insert Anime Version)
10 - Monopolis Theme
11 - The Hingistan Royal Force Theme
12 - The Hingistan Royal Force's Battle Music
13 - The Fomeros Armed Forces Theme
14 - The Fomeros Armed Forces Battle Music
15 - Resistance Theme
16 - Lurking in the Darkness
17 - Wisdom Left Behind
18 - Triumphant Return
19 - Even if We Return with Victory
20 - Army of the Underworld
21 - For the Future
22 - Next to You
23 - GL VI Love Theme
24 - BEGIN
Total Time:
74'11"

Growlanser VI: it's more of the same, but in a good way.

The composers Tuschiya and Seki return from their experience on Growlanser V, a soundtrack I praised for its oldschool compositions with high quality synth, to do their work on Growlanser VI. Everything I liked about the G5 OST, I like it about G6 as well. However, this soundtrack is considerably shorter, as it is only one disc.

The opening and ending themes, performed by "Chata," are excellent as well. The opening track wastes no time in getting to the power-pop goodness, and Chata's voice sounds great alongside the distorted electric guitar. The ending track, of course, is a slower piece, and Chata takes a more gentle approach to the vocals. These songs really help to bring out the feel of the game, though it's a far cry from the music Iwadare and friends brought in the original Growlanser.

The audio samples speak for themselves. Personally, I think this is a great little soundtrack. I don't have high hopes for the game itself, but I think Tsuchiya and Seki are a great pair, and they create really solid VGM. Be sure to check this one out.

Reviewed by: Patrick Gann



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