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Square Enix to release Final Fantasy IX double vinyl soundtrack

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.

Final Fantasy IX - Front
Final Fantasy IX - Vinyl

Final Fantasy Chocobo compilation vinyl releases up for preorder via Square

Square Enix have opened up preorders for two new Final Fantasy compilation albums titled “Chocobo + Friends”. They will include all (or at least almost all) Chocobo themes from throughout the main series plus some bonus tracks.

Both titles will be single LPs and will be housed in a single pocket jacket featuring new illustrations by Toshiyuki Itahana.

They are priced at ¥3520 each (with a bundle option available at ¥7080) and are scheduled to release on May 25, 2022. They can currently only be preordered via the Japanese Square Enix store with no international shipping options.

Chocobo + Friends 1 - Front
Chocobo + Friends 2 - Front

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition vinyl release now up for preorder

Square Enix are releasing a selection of tracks from the remastered soundtrack to the upcoming Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition on vinyl.

The release appears to be a single LP. There aren’t any details on the packaging just yet other than the front art (see bottom of post).

It is priced at ¥4180 and is scheduled to release on June 22, 2022. It is available to preorder from the Japanese Square Enix store here (domestic shipping only) and also available via CDJapan here. Presumably it will also be available via the Western Square Enix stores at a later time.

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition - Front

Respawned ready with Octopath Traveler piano arrangement vinyl release

Respawned Records are releasing TPR’s piano arrangement of music from Octopath Traveler, Pieces Of Eight, on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP available in two color variants – a “lakeside” blue with white marble variant, and a “liquid crystal” clear with blue swirl variant. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with artwork by Abi Scott.

It is priced at 28$ and is in-hand and expected to begin shipping shortly. It can be preordered from Respawned Records here.

EU folks can also preorder via Black Screen Records here.

Pieces Of Eight - Front (Lakeside)
Pieces Of Eight - Front (Liquid Crystal)
Pieces Of Eight - Back

Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy vinyl soundtrack up via Mondo

Mondo have just opened up preorders for the vinyl soundtrack to the new superhero action game Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy.

Disc 1 will feature the debut album from fictional in-game band Star-Lord Band while disc 2 will feature a selection of tracks from the game’s score by Richard Jacques.

The release will be a 180g 2LP available in two variants – a green and purple marbled color variant, and a black variant. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by César Moreno and will include an insert with credits.

It is priced at $35 and is scheduled to release in December, 2021. It can be preordered via Mondo here.

Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy - Front
Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy - Contents

Final Fantasy character theme compilation up for vinyl preorder via Square

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.

Final Fantasy: Heroes And Villains - Fronts
Final Fantasy: Heroes And Villains - Box

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker 7″ now up for preorder via Square Enix

Square Enix are releasing a 7″ with music from the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV expansion Endwalker.

The release will be a black vinyl 7″ housed in a 7″ jacket with new artwork by the game’s art team.

It is priced at $28/€29/£25 and is scheduled to release on November 17, 2021. It can be preordered from the Square Enix North American store here, their European store here, and their UK store here.

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker - Front

New NieR: Automata arrangement by Rozen up for vinyl preorder via Materia

Materia Collective have announced that they are releasing a new arrangement album of music from NieR: Automata on vinyl. They’ve previously released the album Glory To Mankind, also by Rozen + Reven.

The release will be a 2LP on 180g black with “Machine” white and gold splatter. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Airi Pan. It includes a 16-page with session photos.

It is priced at $50 and is scheduled to release in April, 2022. It can be preordered from Materia Collective here.

NieR: Become As Gods - Front

Final Fantasy VI piano arrangement LP up via Respawned

Respawned Records are releasing TPR’s Final Fantasy VI piano arrangement album World Of Ruin on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP available in two variants – a “Kefka” red-in-clear with black splatter variant, and a “Terra” purple/pink with green splatter variant. They are limited to 250 copies each.
It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Abi Scott and will also include an insert with the gatefold art.

It is priced at $40 and is in hand and expected to begin shipping early September. It can be preordered from Respawned Records here in two batches – first batch (sold out as of this post going live) is at 1PM EST and the second batch at 6PM EST today (August 23).

EU customers can also order via Black Screen Records here.

World Of Ruin - Front
World Of Ruin - Gatefold
World Of Ruin - Vinyl (Color-In-Color)

Final Fantasy VI arrangement “Esperwave” up via Channel 3 Records Now

As teased earlier this week Channel 3 Records is now live with preorders for follow-up to last year’s Manawave – the lo-fi/instrumental hiphop Final Fantasy VI arrangement Esperwave.

The release will be a single LP available in four different variants – a “Pallazo” pink translucent smoke variant (500 copies), a “Figaro Regalia” yellow and blue splatter variant (300 copies), a “Magicite” blue metallic variant (150 copies), and a classic black variant (50 copies).
It will be housed in a tip-on single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Final Fantasy series illustrator Yoshitaka Amano. It will also include a holo foil obi strip and a 11×11″ insert with liner notes.

It is priced at $30 and is scheduled to release in Q2 2022. It can be preordered from Channel 3 Records here.

Esperwave - Vinyl