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.

Heroes And Villains Fourth

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 March 28, 2022.

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.

Heroes And Villains First

Square Enix have released a series of compilations LPs with character and battle themes from the Final Fantasy series. This is the first 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 15, 2021 in Japan and March 28, 2022 elsewhere.

Bat Out Of HAL

Kirby’s Dream Band have released their video game music rock cover album, Bat Out Of HAL, on vinyl

The release is a single LP. It is 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 was released in early July, 2020.

This is the variant on red marbled colored vinyl, which is limited to approximately 100 copies. It was supposed to have the same colored swirl as the majority of copies, but the pressing plant made a mistake on the color on around 20% of the pressing so they came out red instead of purple.

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.

Bat Out Of HAL

Kirby’s Dream Band have released their video game music rock cover album, Bat Out Of HAL, on vinyl

The release is a single LP. It is 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 was released in early July, 2020.

This is the variant on “sunset” purple swirl colored vinyl, which is limited to approximately 400 copies.

War Of The Triad

The metal arrangement album “War Of The Triad” by Knight Of The Round have been released on vinyl.

The release is a single LP on clear vinyl with black smoke and comes in a regular LP jacket.

Orders opened on December 29, 2018 and it began shipping out shortly after.

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.

Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo – Music From Square Enix

Laced Records have released Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo on vinyl.

The album is a 3LP on black vinyl with new art by Johnni Di-Doi and Petherton Press. It features arranged music from the games Kingdom Hearts I & II, Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, and Final Fantasy I-VII + X.

Preorders opened on October 25, 2016 and released mid-December 2016.