Distant Worlds IV: More Music From Final Fantasy

AWR Records have releasing the soundtrack to the orchestral Final Fantasy arrangement album Distant Worlds IV on vinyl.

It is a 2LP on clear vinyl. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with photos from the recording sessions alongside performer credits.

Orders opened on June 18, 2020 and it began shipping out shortly after.

The Pink Album

This is an album made by Kirby’s Dream Band featuring rock covers of music from mainly Kirby’s Dream Land, but also Street Fighter II, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Chrono Trigger, Cave Story, Final Fantasy IV, and Pokémon Red & Blue.

It is a 2LP. It comes in a gatefold jacket with a pink front cover and gatefold art by Maiko with each band member drawn as Kirby.

This is the 2017 repress. It comes with an obi and the records are on cream white vinyl with pink splatter. It is limited to 250 copies.

Final Fantasy VII Remake And Final Fantasy VII Vinyl

Square Enix have released a selection of tracks from Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake on vinyl.

It is  a 2LP picture disc release. It is housed in a sturdy, textured triple gatefold jacket resembling a Buster Sword. It is wrapped in a silver-foiled cardboard silpcase with the game’s logo.

Preorders opened on July 7, 2019.

This is the EU variant, which features a different catalog number from the Japanese release and is pressed at GZ Media. It features different company credits than the US release, but is otherwise identical.

Final Fantasy VII Remake And Final Fantasy VII Vinyl

Square Enix have released a selection of tracks from Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake on vinyl.

It is  a 2LP picture disc release. It is housed in a sturdy, textured triple gatefold jacket resembling a Buster Sword. It is wrapped in a silver-foiled cardboard silpcase with the game’s logo.

Preorders opened on July 7, 2019.

This is the US variant, which features a different catalog number from the Japanese release and is pressed at GZ Media. It features different company credits than the EU release, but is otherwise identical.

Benyamin Nuss Plays Uematsu

Wayô Records have announced that they will be releasing a 10th anniversary vinyl edition of Benyamin Nuss’ “Nuss Plays Uematsu” piano arrangement album.

The release will be a single LP. It will be available as a standard black release as well as a limited collector’s edition on black and white split vinyl, which is limited to 300 copies and comes with a photo signed by Benyamin Nuss.

Preorders opened on March 28, 2020 and it was scheduled to release in June, 2020. However, it received a minor delay and is scheduled to release in mid-July, 2020.

Bat Out Of HAL

Kirby’s Dream Band have announced the release of their video game music rock cover album, Bat Out Of HAL.

The release will be a single LP on “sunset” colored vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with art by Maiko parodying the artwork of Meat Loaf’s “Bat Out Of Hell” album.

Preorders opened on March 20, 2020 and it was scheduled to release in June, 2020, but hit a minor delay and is scheduled to release in early/mid-July, 2020.

SEVEN

Knight Of The Round have released their Final Fantasy VII metal arrangement album SEVEN on vinyl.

The release is a 2LP on green translucent with black swirl colored vinyl. It comes in a gatefold jacket with art by Jelena Kiric. The first pressing is limited to 300 copies.

Preorders opened on January 25, 2020 and it is began shipping in mid-April, 2020.

The Greatest Video Game Music

X5 Music Group have released the classical arrangement album The Greatest Video Game Music on vinyl. It was originally released on CD and digital in 2011.

The release is a black vinyl 2LP. It comes in a gatefold jacket and includes an insert with credits.

It was scheduled to release in mid-August, but was delayed and released in late September, 2019.

Final Fantasy VII Remake And Final Fantasy VII Vinyl

Square Enix have released a selection of tracks from Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake on vinyl.

It is  a 2LP picture disc release. It is housed in a sturdy, textured triple gatefold jacket resembling a Buster Sword. It is wrapped in a silver-foiled cardboard slipcase with the game’s logo.

Preorders opened on July 7, 2019.

This is the Japanese release, which is almost identical to the Western one, but features a different catalog number and was pressed at Toyokasei.

VGM Acapella Volume 1

Yetee Records have released Smooth McGroove’s VGM Acapella Volume 1 album on vinyl.

It is an acapella arrangement album.

The release is a single LP on yellow vinyl. It comes in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by Drew Wise.

Preorders opened on January 23, 2019 and it began shipping out in late March, 2019.