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 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.

Final Fantasy X Vinyl

Square Enix have released a selection of tracks from the Final Fantasy X soundtrack on vinyl.

The release is a 2LP picture disc. It is housed in a PVC jacket with a cardboard insert with the album title, credits and tracklist.

Preorders opened on July 19, 2021 and it released on October 27, 2021.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Final Symphony – Music From Final Fantasy VI, VII And X

Laced Records have released London Symphony Orchestra’s Final Symphony on vinyl.

The album is a 3LP on black vinyl and features new art from Tom Baxter and Caspar Newbolt. Final Symphony features arranged music from Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy VII, and Final Fantasy X.

Preorders opened on October 25, 2016 and it was released December 2016.