OverClocked ReMix Presents: Final Fantasy IV: Echoes of Betrayal, Light of Redemption
OverClocked ReMix today released its 14th project album, Final Fantasy IV: Echoes of Betrayal, Light of Redemption. The album consists of forty-six arrangements of composer Nobuo Uematsu’s original score to the Square Enix game Final Fantasy 1V.The album is available for free download at http://ff4.ocremix.org.
Echoes of Betrayal, Light of Redemption is not affiliated with or endorsed by Square Enix. More than thirty-three artists participated in honoring Uematsu in this all-encompassing project which contains of over three hours of music. The three-disc project follows three acts; Betrayal, Strife, and Redemption.
The discs correspond with the drama of the story and the tracks are arranged as a narrative, culminating in the two-part finale of act three. The musical style of the project is best classified as a rock opera, but a variety of genres are represented in the album, enhancing the breadth of the original score. Andrew Luers, head coordinator and co-creator of the project, states, “It’s been a pleasure to work with so many excellent musicians who all share a similar passion for the original soundtrack. This is a fantastic album, and I’m incredibly excited to share our team’s hard work, dedication, and most of all talent with the Final Fantasy music fans around the world.”