Distant Worlds V: More Music From Final Fantasy

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

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

Orders opened on November 29, 2021 and it began 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.

Heroes And Villains Third

Square Enix are releasing a series of compilations LPs with character and battle themes from the Final Fantasy series. This is the third release in that series.

The release will be a single LP on black vinyl. It will be housed in a tip-on jacket with illustrations by Tetsuya Nomura.

Preorders opened on October 22, 2021 and it is scheduled to release on February 28, 2022 in Japan and March 28, 2022 elsewhere.

Heroes And Villains Second

Square Enix have released a series of compilations LPs with character and battle themes from the Final Fantasy series. This is the second release in that series.

The release is a single LP on black vinyl. It is housed in a tip-on jacket with illustrations by Tetsuya Nomura.

Preorders opened on October 22, 2021 and it released on December 27, 2021 in Japan and March 28, 2022 elsewhere.

Benyamin Nuss Plays Uematsu

Wayô Records have released a 10th anniversary vinyl edition of Benyamin Nuss’ “Nuss Plays Uematsu” piano arrangement album.

The release will be a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with the same artwork as the original CD release. It includes an insert with liner notes and credits.

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

This is the standard edition on black vinyl.

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.

Benyamin Nuss Plays Uematsu

Wayô Records have released a 10th anniversary vinyl edition of Benyamin Nuss’ “Nuss Plays Uematsu” piano arrangement album.

The release will be a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with the same artwork as the original CD release. It includes an insert with liner notes and credits.

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

This is the collector’s edition on white and black split colored vinyl. It is limited to 300 copies and includes an art insert signed by Benyamin Nuss.

Distant Worlds III: More Music From Final Fantasy

AWR Records have released the orchestral arrangement album Distant Worlds III: More Music From Final Fantasy on vinyl.

The release is a 2LP on blue translucent vinyl and comes in a gatefold jacket.

Preorders opened on December 5, 2018 and it began shipping out on December 10, 2018.

Distant Worlds II: More Music From Final Fantasy

AWR Records have released the Distant Worlds II: More Music From Final Fantasy arrangement album on vinyl.

It’s a 2LP on white vinyl and is housed in a gatefold jacket with photos from the recording sessions.

Online orders opened on April 5, 2018 and it is expected to be available at the Distant Worlds shows too.

Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy

A vinyl release of the first Distant Worlds album, which was originally released in 2007, was released on vinyl and made available for purchase at the 2017 Distant Worlds tour in celebration of Final Fantasy’s 30th anniversary.

It’s unclear which show was the first where these were available.