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Old Jun 24, 2008, 12:53 PM
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Default Question regarding "general music" albums related to vgm..

Hello there, i got a sudden question..
I was hesitating to post that "Korn - Haze" single..
It's related to VGM but it's more "general music" maybe..

Should this kind of albums be included in the database ?
Under which kind (official release, original works...) ?

There are not so much albums like this i can think off..
I mainly think about Poets of the fall's "Late Goodbye" single for Max Payne, and that's probably the only "official release" related music for this awesome game..

A few other albums should pop.
So what do you think about it?

edit: i am also thinking about The Gone Jackals' "Bone to Pick" album that features Full Throttle titles..

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Old Jun 24, 2008, 01:58 PM
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Well, we've been doing it for Japanese OP/ED, so I don't see that this is really that much different. I think the important distinction to make is whether or not this song was specifically created for the game, or whether the game creators just licensed the song from the original copyright holders. In other words, there's a lot of commercial "non-game" music on the Grand Theft Auto soundtracks, for example 'Hollywood Swingin' by Kool & The Gang. But, the presence of that song on a game soundtrack does not make the album Love & Understanding eligible.
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Old Jun 24, 2008, 04:30 PM
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In the case of that Korn single, there's actually a character from the videogame pictured on the cover, so it's firmly game related. The "official release" designation is fine.
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