VGMdb
Go Back   VGMdb Forums > Discussion > Video Game Music Discussion > Album Discussions
Register FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old Sep 27, 2010, 02:07 PM
Jormungand's Avatar
Jormungand Jormungand is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Posts: 993

Er, there are no bonus tracks here... was this also a special promo item at Otakon?

Anyway, "Shackles of Night" was not at all what I was expecting it to be, but it's grown on me quite a bit. I prefer the "vocaloid" version, which features a modified, auto-tuned vocal by "Miku Hatsune". I can't really stand the original version sung by Shihori. Is it bad that a 'robot' can sing better than she can?

Also, "Antique Doll" was NOT composed by Kikuta, but Shihori. I've made this change.

Last edited by Jormungand; Sep 27, 2010 at 02:13 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old Sep 27, 2010, 02:33 PM
LiquidAcid LiquidAcid is offline
Trusted Editor
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 1,612
Default

So if you had to compare it with the other albums by Kikuta, which one has a similar style?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old Sep 27, 2010, 03:18 PM
Jormungand's Avatar
Jormungand Jormungand is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Posts: 993
Default

Hmm. "Shackles" is prog-rock, but all synthesized. Sound quality and instruments are similar to what we hear on the "The Mysterious Island of Souls" episodes from Lost Files and Alphabet Planet.

As for the composition itself, it's exactly what you'd expect of Kikuta prog-rock. It's more like Mysterious Island of Souls and Soukaigi than anything, but not as colorfully arranged, not as harmonically or melodically complex, and just simpler in general.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old Nov 2, 2010, 03:44 AM
Cedille Cedille is offline
Trusted Editor
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Tokyo
Posts: 2,026
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jormungand View Post
Er, there are no bonus tracks here... was this also a special promo item at Otakon?
Oh wait, I added this album as a separate entry, since it didn't have bonus tracks either. Where the current tracklist came from? Who added that? oh...it's me!!??

Maybe I will delete this tracklist (those TBA tracks would have been canceled, after all). The catalog number also may not be SoN10.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old Nov 2, 2010, 03:55 PM
Jormungand's Avatar
Jormungand Jormungand is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Posts: 993
Default

OK. My copy is the CIAP-1002 one. I'm not too pleased those bonus tracks were canceled... they were advertised as "Hiroki Kikuta x Hiroaki Yura" collaborations, which would've meant Kikuta works that were performed live!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old Nov 3, 2010, 05:52 AM
Cedille Cedille is offline
Trusted Editor
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Tokyo
Posts: 2,026
Default

As I doubt there has ever been another printing with the bonus tracks, I deactivated ID 21812 and replaced the tracklist. Sorry for anybody who rated or put into your collection that entry. I'll use the slot for something else.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
KICA-1002: Ys III J.D.K. Special Despatche Album Discussions 11 Mar 23, 2019 06:26 PM
PLT-0017: Prism Ark Love² Maximum! Second Opening 'Night de Night' Milktea Album Discussions 0 Feb 25, 2019 06:38 AM
TSR-1002: DEATH BRINGER Teioh Album Discussions 0 Sep 26, 2011 11:58 AM
LILT-1002: BORBOLETA Don Album Discussions 0 Sep 20, 2011 01:02 PM
CIAP-1003L: Touhou Zerokyo Kitan ~ Sophisticated Insanity Chris Album Discussions 0 Apr 27, 2011 08:43 PM