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Mega Man Soundtrack, Vol. 1

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Collecting some of the most iconic music in video game history, Mega Man Soundtrack, Vol. 1 compiles the score for both the Nintendo and Playstation releases of the first Mega Man game (also known as Rockman in Japan). Originally composed by Manami Matsumae, the score for the NES version pushed the console to its technical limits, which only allowed three notes to be played simultaneously. Despite these restrictions, the score for the original game is frenzied, dense, and unforgettable. Changing with the times, the songs from the Playstation re-release of the game are altogether glossier, which sacrifices some of the simple charm of the original to achieve a more robust sonic palette. Whichever you prefer, die-hard retro-gamers and chiptune enthusiasts will both find a lot to love on this compilation.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 0:21 Amazon
2 0:09
3 1:33 Amazon
4 1:07 Amazon
5 1:22 Amazon
6 1:20 Amazon
7 1:09 Amazon
8 1:33 Amazon
9 0:41 Amazon
10 0:09 Amazon
11 0:16 Amazon
12 1:17 Amazon
13 0:58 Amazon
14 0:39 Amazon
15 0:17 Amazon
16 1:36 Amazon
17 0:08 Amazon
18 0:10 Amazon
19 0:10
20 1:30 Amazon
21 1:54 Amazon
22 1:16 Amazon
23 1:45 Amazon
24 1:53 Amazon
25 0:38 Amazon
26 0:39 Amazon
27 0:43 Amazon
28 3:24
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