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Xenosaga Episode I

ゼノサーガ エピソード I
Catalog Number SBPS-0004~5
Barcode 4582179010036
Release Date May 19, 2004
Publish Format Commercial
Release Price 3150 JPY
Media Format 2 CD
Classification Original Soundtrack, Vocal
LabelSLEIGH BELLS / /
PublisherPROCYON STUDIO CO., LTD. / /
DistributorSony Music Distribution (Japan) Inc. / /

Credits

Music Composed by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Music Arranged by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Music Produced by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Music Orchestrated by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Sound Programmed by / Hidenori Suzuki / (PROCYON STUDIO)
Synthesizer Programmed / Yasunori Mitsuda / (PROCYON STUDIO), Masaaki Kaneko / (PROCYON STUDIO)
Orchestra Conducted by / Steven Lloyd
Original Lyrics / MONOLITH SOFTWARE INC. / (Tetsuya Takahashi / )
Latin Translation / Ukon Kurisawa
English Translation / Takeshi Mogi, Matthew Zuckerman
Acoustic Piano / Yasuharu Nakanishi / , Shelagh Sutherland
Additional Chorus / Eri Kawai / , Eimear Quinn
Strings Quartet / Gen Ittetsu Strings / , Kuwano Hijiri Strings
Pipe Organ / Leslie Pearson
Additional E.Guitar / Tomohiko Kira /
Additional A.Guitar / Tomohiko Kira /
Additional Snare / Maki Susukida /
Electric Guitar / Tomohiko Kira /
Acoustic Guitar / Tomohiko Kira /
Snare / Maki Susukida /
Vocal / Joanne Hogg
Low Whistle / Davy Spillane
Drums / KALTA
Electric Bass / Hitoshi Watanabe /
Programming / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Keyboards / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Strings / Gen Ittetsu Strings /
Uilleann Pipes / Davy Spillane
Acoustic Bass / Hitoshi Watanabe /
Performed by / London Philharmonic Orchestra
    1st Violins / Duncan Riddell (Leader), Robert St. John Wright, Tina Gruenberg, Jorg Hammann, Catherine Craig, Corinna Desch, Thomas Eisner, Martin Hohmann, John Kitchen, Katherine Loynes, Geoffrey Lynn, Robert Pool, Sarah Streatfield, Amanda Smith, Bjorn Peterson, Rachel Jackson
    2nd Violins / Gina Beukes, Geoffrey Price, Joseph Maher, Fiona Higham, Andrew Thurgood, Ashley Stevens, Marie-Anne Mairesse, Nancy Elan, Michael Kellett, Dean Williams, Sarah White, Imogen Taylor, Gill Macintosh, Alison Strange, Emilyn Singleton, Sioni Williams
    Violas / Chris Yates, Anthony Burne, Robert Duncan, Julian Shaw, Katherine Leek, Naomi Holt, Ben Pollani, Rachel Walker, Richard Cookson, Daniel Cornford, David Greenlees, Martyn Fenn
    Cellos / Robert Truman, Susanne Beer, Francis Bucknall, Santiago Carvalho, Laura Donoghue, Simon Webb, Susan Sutherley, Susanna Riddell, Catherine Wilmers, William Routledge
    Basses / Kevin Rundell, Laurence Lovelle, George Peniston, Bryan Scott, Kenneth Goode, Matthew Coman, Philip Dawson, Kenneth Knussen
    Flutes / Celia Chambers, Susan Thomas, Stewart Mcllwham
    Oboes / David Theodore, Sue Bohling
    Clarinets / Robert Hill, Nick Carpenter
    Bassoons / John Price, Philip Tarlton
    Horns / Nicholas Busch, Gareth Mollison, Martin Hoobs, Brendan Thomas, Michaela Betts, Phil Woods
    Trumpets / Paul Beniston, Anne McAneney, Nicholas Betts
    Trombones / Lindsay Shilling, Brian Raby, David Stewart
    Tuba / Lee Tsarmaklis
    Timpani / Simon Archer
    Percussion / Rachel Gledhill, Andrew Barclay, Keith Millar
    Harp / Angela Moore
    Piano / Shelagh Sutherland
Performed by / Metro Voices
    Directed by / Jenny O'Grady
    Sopranos / Tessa Bonner, Jacqui Barron, Catherine Bott, Julie Cooper, Janet Coxwell, Helen Groves, Micaela Haslam, Carrys Lane, Morag Mackay, Jenny O'Grady, Deborrrah Roberts, Rossalind Waters
    Altos / Heather Cairncross, Alexandra Gibson, Claire Henry, Caroline Trevor
    Counter Tenors / Simon Baker, Mark Chambers, William Missin, William Purefoy
    Tenors / John Bowley, Andrew Busher, Michael Clarke, Gerald O'Bierne, Jeremy Rose, Angus Smith
    Basses / Donald Greig, Michael McCarthy, David Poter Thomas, Lawrence Wallington
Recording Engineer / Suminobu Hamada / (Wonder Station), Kenzi Nagashima / , Matt Howe
Mixing Engineers / Suminobu Hamada / (Wonder Station), Kenzi Nagashima /
Assistant Engineers / Masanori Ihara / (Hi.t Sound), Kouta Sugawara (ONKIO HAUS), Dave "Pacy" Bloor (Metropolis Studios), Ben Thackeray (Mayfair Recording Studios)
Copyist / Colin Rae
ProTools Operations / Suminobu Hamada / (Wonder Station), Yasunori Mitsuda / (PROCYON STUDIO), Neil Anthony Tucker (Metropolis Studios), Ian Duncan, Justin Fraser
Mobile Studios / Graham Kirkby, Mike Cox, Richard Hale, Mirek Stilews
Location / Hi.t Sound, ONKIO HAUS / , PROCYON STUDIO, Takagi-Klavier, Metropolis Studios, Henry Wood Hall, St. Giles Cripplegate, Mayfair Recording Studios, Watford Colosseum, CIS Hosaka Room
Recording Coordinators / Kenichi Funayama / (STUDIO GUIDO), Yasunori Mitsuda / (PROCYON STUDIO), Mariko Fujiwara (COOOL)
Mastering Engineer / Hiroyuki Hosaka /
Art Direction / Pandagokko (GOKKO HOUSE)
Design / Pandagokko (GOKKO HOUSE)
Assistant Designer / .2GO (GOKKO HOUSE)
Label Director / Yoko Mitsuda (SLEIGH BELLS)
Producer / Yasunori Mitsuda / (SLEIGH BELLS)
Thanks / Hirohide Sugiura / (MONOLITH SOFTWARE), Tetsuya Takahashi / (MONOLITH SOFTWARE), Yoko Nozaki (MUSIC PLANT), Chikako Shinohara, Rika Tanaka / (penelope), Sophie (Metropolis), Fumio Takano / (TOSHITSU), Colette (Abbey Road), Dan (Mayfair), Charlies (Henry Wood), Andrew (Henry Wood), Lesley (St. Giles), John (Watford Colosseum), Ruth Cornes (LPO), Ruth Sansom (LPO), Nyree (Isobel Griffiths), Leila (Isobel Griffiths), Leila Stacey, Pat Egan, All Staffs of "Project X=XENOSAGA"
Special Thanks / Kazuhiro Ando (SEPTIMA LEY), Shinnichiro Okamoto (NAMCO), Shigeru Noji (Sony Music Distribution), Osamu Abe / (Sony Music Distribution), Akiko Honda / , Nozomi Takano
Liner Notes / Yasunori Mitsuda /

Disc 1 [SBPS-0004] Original Soundtrack, Vocal, Remaster

01 Shion ~Memories of the Past~ 1:15
02 Prologue 4:35
03 Gnosis 4:25
04 U-TIC Organization 2:49
05 The Girl Who Closed Her Heart 2:15
06 Ormus 2:29
07 Nephilim 2:33
08 Warmth <New Recording> 2:01
09 The Resurrection 1:53
10 The Beach of Nothingness <New Recording> 2:35
11 Green Sleeves <New Recording> 2:27
12 KOS-MOS 2:28
13 The Miracle 1:53
14 Zarathustra 3:05
15 Ω 4:08
16 Escape 2:33
17 Pain 5:39
18 Kokoro 5:37
19 Shion ~Emotion~ 1:24
20 World to be Born 3:19
21 Pain -piano version- <New Recording> 2:46
Disc length 62:09
Disc 2 [SBPS-0005] Original Soundtrack

01 Opening 4:02
02 Battle 2:59
03 Battle's End 0:42
04 Startup Test 2:22
05 Reminiscence 3:19
06 Awakening 2:21
07 Shion's Crisis 1:54
08 Battling KOS-MOS 3:19
09 Sorrow 3:54
10 Life or Death 3:16
11 Game Over 0:42
12 Margulis 4:29
13 Pursued Spaceship 3:43
14 Relief 2:47
15 Everyday 1:54
16 U.M.N. MODE 2:39
17 Durandal 2:33
18 Invading the Enemy Ship 0:41
19 Kookai Foundation 1:58
20 Anxiety 4:08
21 Panic 2:27
22 Song of Nephilim 1:06
23 Inner Space 1:47
24 Albedo 3:50
25 Proto Merkabah 5:30
26 Last Battle 5:04
Disc length 73:26

  Total tracks 47   Total length 2:15:35

Notes

This is the second published version of the Xenosaga soundtrack. It contains new tracks that weren't on the original DigiCube version (SSCX-10062~3). Furthermore, it has new album art and a new tracklist order, and is remastered.


Music Composed, Arranged and Produced by Yasunori Mitsuda

DISC I
01. Shion ~Memories of the Past~
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi

02. Prologue
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Additional Chorus: Eri Kawai

03. Gnosis
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

04. U-TIC Organization
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

05. The Girl Who Closed Her Heart
A.Piano: Shelagh Sutherland

06. Ormus
Original Lyrics: MONOLITH SOFTWARE INC. (Tetsuya Takahashi)
Latin Translation: Ukon Kurisawa
Performed by METRO VOICES

07. Nephilim
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi
Strings Quartet: Gen Ittetsu Strings

08. Warmth <New Recording>
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi

09. The Resurrection
Original Lyrics: MONOLITH SOFTWARE INC. (Tetsuya Takahashi)
Latin Translation: Ukon Kurisawa
Performed by METRO VOICES

10. The Beach of Nothingness <New Recording>
Strings Quartet: Kuwano Hijiri Strings

11. Green Sleeves <New Recording>
Music: Traditional
Arranged by Yasunori Mitsuda
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi

12. KOS-MOS
Pipe Organ: Leslie Pearson

13. The Miracle
Original Lyrics: MONOLITH SOFTWARE INC. (Tetsuya Takahashi)
Latin Translation: Ukon Kurisawa
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA & METRO VOICES

14. Zarathustra
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA & METRO VOICES
Pipe Organ: Leslie Pearson
Additional Chorus: Eimear Quinn

15. Ω
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Additional E.Guitar & A.Guitar: Tomohiko Kira
Additional Snare: Maki Susukida

16. Escape
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Additional Snare: Maki Susukida

17. Pain
Original Lyrics: MONOLITH SOFTWARE INC. (Tetsuya Takahashi)
English Translation: Takeshi Mogi & Matthew Zuckerman
Vocal: Joanne Hogg
A.Guitar & E.Guitar: Tomohiko Kira
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi
Low Whistle: Davy Spillane
Drums: KALTA
E.Bass: Hitoshi Watanabe
Programming & Keyboards: Yasunori Mitsuda
Strings: Gen Ittetsu Strings

18. Kokoro
Original Lyrics: MONOLITH SOFTWARE INC. (Tetsuya Takahashi)
English Translation: Takeshi Mogi & Matthew Zuckerman
Vocal: Joanne Hogg
A.Guitar & E.Guitar: Tomohiko Kira
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi
Low Whistle & Uillean Pipes: Davy Spillane
Drums: KALTA
E.Bass & A.Bass: Hitoshi Watanabe
Programming & Keyboards: Yasunori Mitsuda

19. Shion ~Emotion~
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi

Bonus Tracks

20. World to be Born
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA & METRO VOICES

21. Pain -piano version- <New Recording>
A.Piano: Yasuharu Nakanishi


Music Composed, Arranged & Orchestrated by Yasunori Mitsuda

Sound Programmed by Hidenori Suzuki (PROCYON STUDIO)
Synthesizer Programmed by Yasunori Mitsuda & Masaaki Kaneko (PROCYON STUDIO)
Orchestra Conducted by Steven Lloyd


LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
1st Violins: Duncan Riddell (Leader), Robert St. John Wright, Tina Gruenberg, Jorg Hammann, Catherine Craig, Corinna Desch, Thomas Eisner, Martin Hohmann, John Kitchen, Katherine Loynes, Geoffrey Lynn, Robert Pool, Sarah Streatfield, Amanda Smith, Bjorn Peterson, Rachel Jackson
2nd Violins: Gina Beukes, Geoffrey Price, Joseph Maher, Fiona Higham, Andrew Thurgood, Ashley Stevens, Marie-Anne Mairesse, Nancy Elan, Michael Kellett, Dean Williams, Sarah White, Imogen Taylor, Gill Macintosh, Alison Strange, Emilyn Singleton, Sioni Williams
Violas: Chris Yates, Anthony Burne, Robert Duncan, Julian Shaw, Katherine Leek, Naomi Holt, Ben Pollani, Rachel Walker, Richard Cookson, Daniel Cornford, David Greenlees, Martyn Fenn
Cellos: Robert Truman, Susanne Beer, Francis Bucknall, Santiago Carvalho, Laura Donoghue, Simon Webb, Susan Sutherley, Susanna Riddell, Catherine Wilmers, William Routledge
Basses: Kevin Rundell, Laurence Lovelle, George Peniston, Bryan Scott, Kenneth Goode, Matthew Coman, Philip Dawson, Kenneth Knussen
Flutes: Celia Chambers, Susan Thomas, Stewart Mcllwham
Oboes: David Theodore, Sue Bohling
Clarinets: Robert Hill, Nick Carpenter
Bassoons: John Price, Philip Tarlton
Horns: Nicholas Busch, Gareth Mollison, Martin Hoobs, Brendan Thomas, Michaela Betts, Phil Woods
Trumpets: Paul Beniston, Anne McAneney, Nicholas Betts
Trombones: Lindsay Shilling, Brian Raby, David Stewart
Tuba: Lee Tsarmaklis
Timpani: Simon Archer
Percussion: Rachel Gledhill, Andrew Barclay, Keith Millar
Harp: Angela Moore
Piano: Shelagh Sutherland

Chorus METRO VOICES
Directed by Jenny O'Grady
Sopranos: Tessa Bonner, Jacqui Barron, Catherine Bott, Julie Cooper, Janet Coxwell, Helen Groves, Micaela Haslam, Carrys Lane, Morag Mackay, Jenny O'Grady, Deborrrah Roberts, Rossalind Waters
Altos: Heather Cairncross, Alexandra Gibson, Claire Henry, Caroline Trevor
Counter Tenors: Simon Baker, Mark Chambers, William Missin, William Purefoy
Tenors: John Bowley, Andrew Busher, Michael Clarke, Gerald O'Bierne, Jeremy Rose, Angus Smith
Basses: Donald Greig, Michael McCarthy, David Poter Thomas, Lawrence Wallington


XENOSAGA RECORDING STAFF (Japan)
Recording & Mixing Engineers: Suminobu Hamada (Wonder Station), Kenzi Nagashima
Assistant Engineers: Masanori Ihara (Hi.t Sound), Kouta Sugawara (ONKIO HAUS)
ProTools Operators: Suminobu Hamada (Wonder Station), Yasunori Mitsuda (PROCYON STUDIO)
Locations: Hi.t Sound, ONKIO HAUS, PROCYON STUDIO, Takagi-Klavier
Recording Coordinators: Kenichi Funayama (STUDIO GUIDO), Yasunori Mitsuda (PROCYON STUDIO)

XENOSAGA RECORDING STAFF (UK)
Recording Engineer: Matt Howe
Assistant Engineers: Dave "Pacy" Bloor (Metropolis Studios), Ben Thackeray (Mayfair Recording Studios)
Copyist: Colin Rae
ProTools Operators: Neil Anthony Tucker (Metropolis Studios), Ian Duncan, Justin Fraser
Mobile Studios (Abbey Road): Graham Kirkby, Mike Cox, Richard Hale, Mirek Stilews
Locations: Metropolis Studios, Henry Wood Hall, St. Giles Cripplegate, Mayfair Recording Studios, Watford Colosseum
Recording Coordinators: Kenichi Funayama (STUDIO GUIDO), Mariko Fujiwara (COOOL)

PRODUCTION STAFF
Mastering Engineer: Hiroyuki Hosaka
Location: CIS Hosaka Room
Art Direction & Design: Pandagokko (GOKKO HOUSE)
Assistant Designer: .2GO (GOKKO HOUSE)
Label Director: Yoko Mitsuda (SLEIGH BELLS)
Producer: Yasunori Mitsuda (SLEIGH BELLS)

[THANKS TO...]
Hirohide Sugiura & Tetsuya Takahashi (MONOLITH SOFTWARE)
Yoko Nozaki (MUSIC PLANT), Chikako Shinohara, Rika Tanaka (penelope)
Sophie (Metropolis), Fumio Takano (TOSHITSU), Colette (Abbey Road)
Dan (Mayfair), Charlies & Andrew (Henry Wood), Lesley (St. Giles), John (Watford Colosseum)
Ruth Cornes & Ruth Sansom (LPO), Nyree & Leila (Isobel Griffiths), Leila Stacey, Pat Egan
All Staffs of "Project X=XENOSAGA"

SPECIAL THANKS TO...
Kazuhiro Ando (SEPTIMA LEY), Shinnichiro Okamoto (NAMCO)
Shigeru Noji & Osamu Abe (Sony Music Distribution), Akiko Honda, Nozomi Takano


Liner Notes: Yasunori Mitsuda

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