Hayward Publishing are releasing “Generations: A Symphonic Tale” on vinyl. It is an arrangement album with music from Kingdom Hearts, The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time, Xenosaga, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy IX, Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy V.
The release will be a single LP available in two color variants – a limited purple marbled variant, and a standard black variant. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Rowye. The purple variant will also be numbered.
Black is priced at $27 and purple at $37 it is set to release tomorrow, November 22, 2022. It can be ordered from Hayward Publishing here.
Metal band Knight Of The Round are releasing their Final Fantasy series arrangement album Fate’s Delusion on vinyl. The album features tracks from Final Fantasy V to IX.
The release will be a single LP on purple with pink, blue and white splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in jacket with artwork by Jelena Taylor. It will be limited to 250 copies.
It is priced at $30 and is scheduled to release in early December, 2022. It can be preordered from Knight Of The Round’s Bandcamp here.
Square Enix have announced yet another Final Fantasy vinyl release. This time it’s an album titled “Modulation – Final Fantasy Arrangement Album” and will feature new arrangements of a track from each main series game through FFI-X arranged by original composer Nobuo Uematsu.
The release will be a single LP. So far there are no details on the packaging. It will include a download code for a digital copy of the tracks.
It is priced at ¥4950 and is scheduled to release on November 9, 2022. It can be preordered via Square Enix’s Japanese store here (domestic shipping only) and CDJapan here with international shipping options.
Presumably this will appear on Square’s Western storefronts at a later time.
Square Enix have opened up preorders for a vinyl release with a selection of music from their classic Playstation JRPG Final Fantasy IX.
The release will be a picture disc 2LP. It will be housed in a PVC jacket with a thin cardboard stiffener featuring game art.
It is priced at ¥5500 and is scheduled to release on July 7, 2022. It is available to preorder from the Japanese Square Enix store here (domestic shipping only). It has been confirmed that they will also release on the NA and EU stores later.
AWR Records are releasing the fifth and latest installment in the Distant Worlds series of Final Fantasy arrangement albums on vinyl.
Distant Worlds V feature arrangements of tracks from Final Fantasy V, VI, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV and XV as well as a series spanning Chocobo medley.
The release will be a 2LP on clear vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with session photography and credits.
It is priced at $40 and is in-hand and ready to ship. It can be ordered via the official Distant Worlds store here. Please note that they will only ship to the US and Canada at this time.
Square Enix are releasing a series of four compilation LPs with character and battle themes from all 15 Final Fantasy main series titles.
Each release will be a single black vinyl LP. They will be housed in tip-on single-pocket jackets with character illustrations by Tetsuya Nomura and will all include a download card.
There is also an option for a version which has all four releases together in a clear plastic slipcase
Please note that if you order from Square Enix Japan you will have to buy all four standalone titles in order to qualify for the slipcase, while the Western stores has the 4LP set as a standalone listing.
They are priced at €33/$37/¥3250 and are scheduled to release between December 6, 2021 and March 28, 2022 (slipcase orders will ship March 28, 2022).
It can be preordered via Square Enix Europe here, Square Enix North America here and Square Enix Japan here.