MOTHER Music Revisited

Columbia Japan have released an arrangement album where original MOTHER composer Keiichi Suzuki is rearranging the 1989 MOTHER vocal arrangement album.

The release is a black vinyl 2LP. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork. It includes a double-sided 12″x24″ poster with art, lyrics and credits.

Preorders opened on November 28, 2020 and it officially released on January 27, 2021.

MOTHER 2: ギーグの逆襲

Ship To Shore Phono Co. are also releasing the original soundtrack to the second game in the MOTHER series (known as EarthBound outside Japan). The soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka and Keiichi Suzuki (with two tracks also composed by Hiroshi Kanazu). This vinyl version features the same music and tracklisting as the 1994 CD release.

The release is a 2LP and comes housed in a gatefold jacket with an obi strip.

This is part of the 2019 run of repressings, that came from different lacquers than the first run.

This is the red translucent colored vinyl retail variant.

MOTHER

In Fall 2019 Sony Music Japan announced that their sublabel Great Tracks would be releasing a 30th anniversary edition of the MOTHER soundtrack on vinyl.

The release is a 2LP on clear vinyl. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Katsumi Asaba and Masaharu Takada.

It released on December 25, 2019 and was followed by an identical repress in January, 2020.

The release is almost identical to the Ship To Shore releases of this soundtrack, but this one features an extended version of the medley track “The World Of MOTHER” on Side D and doesn’t come with an obi. There are also minor differences in the layout and package design.

MOTHER (Original Soundtrack)

Ship To Shore Phono Co. succesfully funded a Kickstarter-campaign that allowed them to officially release the orchestral soundtrack to the first game in the MOTHER series (known as Earthbound Beginnings in the West).

The release is a 2LP housed in a gatefold jacket.

This is the 2019 repress on “Ana” pink vinyl.

Metroid Resynthesized

One Run Records have released the analog synth Metroid arrangement album, Metroid Resynthesized, on vinyl.

The release is a single LP cut at 45RPM and comes on red vinyl with green and white splatter. It is housed in a spot gloss varnished LP jacket. It is limited to 300 copies.

Orders opened on July 11, 2020 and it began shipping out shortly after.

MOTHER 2: ギーグの逆襲

Ship To Shore Phono Co. are also releasing the original soundtrack to the second game in the MOTHER series (known as EarthBound outside Japan). The soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka and Keiichi Suzuki (with two tracks also composed by Hiroshi Kanazu). This vinyl version features the same music and tracklisting as the 1994 CD release.

This is part of the 2019 run of repressings, that came from different lacquers than the first run.

This is the The Yetee exclusive variant with one record on “Fourside” blue and green split and the other on “Moonside” clear with yellow, blue, and red splatter colored vinyl.

MOTHER 2: ギーグの逆襲

Ship To Shore Phono Co. are also releasing the original soundtrack to the second game in the MOTHER series (known as EarthBound outside Japan). The soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka and Keiichi Suzuki (with two tracks also composed by Hiroshi Kanazu). This vinyl version features the same music and tracklisting as the 1994 CD release.

This is part of the 2019 run of repressings, that came from different lacquers than the first run.

This is the “Starman” variant with one record on gold and the other on silver colored vinyl. This was available exclusively from Fangamer.

MOTHER 2: ギーグの逆襲

Ship To Shore Phono Co. are also releasing the original soundtrack to the second game in the MOTHER series (known as EarthBound outside Japan). The soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka and Keiichi Suzuki (with two tracks also composed by Hiroshi Kanazu). This vinyl version features the same music and tracklisting as the 1994 CD release.

This is part of the 2019 run of repressings, that came from different lacquers than the first run.

This is the “Tessie” retail variant on purple vinyl.

MOTHER (Original Soundtrack)

Ship To Shore Phono Co. succesfully funded a Kickstarter-campaign that allowed them to officially release the orchestral soundtrack to the first game in the MOTHER series (known as Earthbound Beginnings in the West).

The release is a 2LP housed in a gatefold jacket.

This is the 2019 repress retail variant. It comes on blue and yellow split colored vinyl. It released in January 2019.

MOTHER (Original Soundtrack)

Ship To Shore Phono Co. succesfully funded a Kickstarter-campaign that allowed them to officially release the orchestral soundtrack to the first game in the MOTHER series (known as Earthbound Beginnings in the West).

The release is a 2LP housed in a gatefold jacket.

This is the 2019 repress exclusive variant from Fangamer. It comes on “Magic Snail” white and red pinwheel colored vinyl. It released in January 2019.