Distant Worlds V: More Music From Final Fantasy

The Distant Worlds Twitter account have announced that AWR Records will be releasing the Distant Worlds V arrangement album on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP on clear vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with session photography and credits.

Orders opened on November 29, 2021 and it is scheduled to begin shipping shortly after.

Turn Based

Retro Game Remix have shared a picture of a test pressing of his arrangement album Turn Based on Twitter.

There are currently no further details on this release.

VGM Jams Mixtape Vol. 1

A group effort for creating an arrangement album of music from different games was successfully funded on Qrates under the title “VGM Jams Mixtape Vol. 1”.

The release will be a single LP on 180g black vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork.

The campaign ran from May 31, 2021 and ended successfully on June 19, 2021. It was scheduled to release 2-3 months from the campaign finish, but it has seemingly been delayed to early 2022 due to pressing plant delays.

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 2021 repress from Re-Run Records. It comes on “box art” white with pink swirl colored vinyl.

Across The Worlds ~ Chrono Cross Wayô Piano Collection

Wayô Records launched a Kickstarter in order to fund a Chrono Cross piano arrangement album, which included a vinyl option.

The release is a 2LP on black vinyl. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with art design and illustation by Kiyoshi Arai.

The Kickstarter was succesfully funded on July 7, 2020 and vinyl rewards were scheduled to release in December, 2020, but had multiple delays and released in early October, 2021.

The vinyl color was originally advertised as being blue, but was changed to black over quality concerns.

Parallelus

Materia Collective have released the Chrono Cross arrangement album Parallelus on vinyl.

The release is a 45RPM LP. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Leon Tukker.

Preorders opened on November 18, 2019 and it was scheduled to release in January, 2020. However, it was delayed and didn’t release until August, 2020 due to manufacturing issues and the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the “Ocean” blue translucent with black swirl variant. It was limited to 125 copies available exclusively from Respawned Records.

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.

Sea Of Stars: Wellspring Genesis Original Soundtrack

The Kickstarter campaign for the game Sea Of Stars included a vinyl soundtrack reward as part of the $160 CAD “A hero to be remembered” backer tier. The vinyl release will be handled by iam8bit.

It appears to be a 2LP release on orange and light blue translucent colored vinyl, but it is not certain that this is final.

This is a Kickstarter exclusive colorway, but it appears that a retail variant will also be made available for purchase eventually.

The Kickstarter campaign ended in April, 2020 and rewards are currently scheduled to begin shipping in March, 2022.

Guardia: The X-Strike Sessions

Yetee Records and Materia Collective have released an arrangement EP of music from Chrono Trigger.

The release is a 10″ record on yellow vinyl with red splatter. It comes in a 10″ jacket with lenticular artwork by Drew Wise. It is limited to 500 copies.

Preorders opened on March 15, 2020 and it released April 10, 2020.

Parallelus

Materia Collective have released the Chrono Cross arrangement album Parallelus on vinyl.

The release is a 45RPM LP. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Leon Tukker.

Preorders opened on November 18, 2019 and it was scheduled to release in January, 2020. However, it was delayed and didn’t release until August, 2020 due to manufacturing issues and the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the black vinyl edition. The first run of this is limited to 500 copies.