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Final Fantasy XV Original Sountrack track-by-track credits

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While the album doesn't have track-by-track credit information, the French fansite Final Fantasy World located the information on the Japanese music store site e-onkyo and translated it.

1. Somnus (Instrumental Version)
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Kaoru Wada, Yoko Shimomura

2. Departure
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura, Yoshitaka Suzuki
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki, John Graham, Yoko Shimomura

3. Broken Down
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

4. Hammerhead
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

5. Wanderlust
Composed by: Yoshitaka Suzuki, Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

6. Encroaching Fear
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

7. Stand Your Ground
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

8. Relax and Reflect
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Mitsuhiro Ohta

9. Day's End Fanfare
Composed by: Nobuo Uematsu
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

10. Horizon
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

11. Safe Haven
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

12. Lurking Danger
Composed and arranged by: Yoko Shimomura

13. Hunt or Be Hunted
Composed and arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

14. CINDY
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Naoki Masumoto

15. Urban Chrome
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

16. A Quick Pit Stop
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Mitsuhiro Ohta

17. Love Lost
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

18. Galdin Quay
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

19. ARDYN
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura, Yoshitaka Suzuki
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

20. The Aggressors
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

21. NOX AETERNA
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

22. The Hunters
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

23. What Lies Within
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

24. Daemons
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

25. Bros on the Road
Composed and arranged by: Shota Nakama

26. Fantastica!
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

27. The Niflheim Empire
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

28. Veiled in Black
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

29. Valse di Fantastica
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

30. Crystalline Chill
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura, Nobuo Uematsu
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

31. What a Hoot
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Mitsuhiro Ohta

32. Blues de Chocobo
Composed by: Nobuo Uematsu
Arranged by: Mitsuhiro Ohta

33. Reel Rumble
Composed by: Yoshino Aoki
Arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

34. The Fight Is On!
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

35. Lestallum
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

36. Welcome to the Leville
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

37. Unsettling Aura
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

38. Don't Panic!
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

39. APOCALYPSIS NOCTIS
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Sachiko Miyano, Yoko Shimomura

40. Cosmogony
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

41. Melancholia
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

42. A Premonition
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

43. NOX DIVINA
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Kaoru Wada, Yoko Shimomura

44. Labyrinthine
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

45. Flying R
Composed by: Yoshino Aoki
Arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

46. Imperial Infiltration
Composed and arranged by: Yoko Shimomura

47. Veiled in Black (Arrangement)
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

48. Invidia
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

49. Sorrow Without Solace
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

50. Sunset Waltz
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

51. Disquiet
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

52. OMNIS LACRIMA
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Kaoru Wada, Shota Nakama

53. Rodeo de Chocobo
Composed by: Nobuo Uematsu
Arranged by: Mitsuhiro Ohta

54. Listen Up
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

55. Creeping Shadows
Composed and arranged by: Yoko Shimomura

56. Impending Peril
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

57. Up for the Challenge
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

58. Cape Caem
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

59. Cape Caem – Our New Home
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

60. Cape Caem – Hidden Harbor
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

61. Bros on the Road II
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Mitsuhiro Ohta

62. NOCTIS
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

63. Over the Waves
Composed and arranged by: Yoshino Aoki

64. Altissia
Composed and arranged by: Yoshino Aoki

65. Altissia – Gondola Ride
Composed and arranged by: Yoshino Aoki

66. Welcome to the Royal Suite
Composed and arranged by: Yoshino Aoki

67. Starlit Waltz
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

68. Prayer de LUNA
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki, Shota Nakama

69. No Time Left
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Nicolas Alvarez, Yoko Shimomura

70. Song of the Stars
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: John Graham, Yoko Shimomura

71. The Hydraean's Wrath
Composed by: Yoshitaka Suzuki, Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

72. ARDYN II
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

73. LUNA
Composed and arranged by: Yoko Shimomura

74. APOCALYPSIS AQUARIUS
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Shota Nakama, Sachiko Miyano

75. Broken Bonds
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

76. Dining Car
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

77. Cartanica
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

78. Relax and Reflect – Pensive
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

79. Careening Into Danger
Composed and arranged by: Yoko Shimomura

80. Tenebrae
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshino Aoki

81. Horrors of the Night
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Nicolas Alvarez

82. End of the Road
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

83. An Empire in Ruins
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

84. RAVUS AETERNA
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

85. In the Light of the Crystal
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

86. A World Unwaking
Composed and arranged by: Yoshino Aoki

87. Neverending Nightmare
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

88. Homecoming
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

89. Hammerhead – The Last Bastion
Composed and arranged by: Tetsuya Shibata

90. Somnus
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Kaoru Wada, Yoko Shimomura

91. Hellfire
Composed by: Yoshitaka Suzuki, Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

92. Magna Insomnia
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

93. Dawn
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: John Graham

94. Somnus Ultima
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoshitaka Suzuki

95. Dewdrops at Dawn
Composed by: Yoko Shimomura
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama

96. Main Theme from FINAL FANTASY
Composed by: Nobuo Uematsu
Arranged by: Yoko Shimomura, Shota Nakama
Turn me into the next mainline FF if old
 

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I love this soundtrack dearly, but you can tell Shimomura's talents were stretched pretty thin. They should have went the Xenoblade route with a number of different composers.
 

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Such a great soundtrack overall - but I couldn't help but feel the town themes were a weak link. They kinda gave me a "salsa/venice MIDI keyboard preset" vibe..
 

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Awesome, thank you. I was just wondering about this earlier

...Wait, the album seriously doesn't have that info? Is that common?
Not for FF albums, at least. The FFXIII soundtrack had all this info from the start I think.
 

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Soundtrack is easily the best part of that game. Yoko clearly nailed it but Suzuki made some really good tracks and my favorite one: Hellfire.
 

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Yoshitaka Suzuki is my new favorite FF composer/arranger coz of Ravus Aeterna and Hellfire.
 

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I love this soundtrack dearly, but you can tell Shimomura's talents were stretched pretty thin. They should have went the Xenoblade route with a number of different composers.
Rather than that I actually feel Shimomura may have done most of her compositions years ago (in Versus times?) and others were brought in late to do arrangements (like Shota Nakama) and finish it up for the rushed release. It's very telling that Shimomura only did 5 tracks on her own from start to end whereas with other games that's her normal modus operandi.
 

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Insofar that it's an arrangement of Song of the Stars. But I do believe that Suzuki is solely responsible for it as arranger.
Yeah that's probably what it means. It's an arrangement of both the Niflheim Empire theme and Song of the Stars, but Suzuki was the one responsible for arranging them together into one song like this.
 

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Yeah that's probably what it means. It's an arrangement of both the Niflheim Empire theme and Song of the Stars, but Suzuki was the one responsible for arranging them together into one song like this.
I didn't even realize Niflheim Empire was in this too! Guess I hadn't paid much attention to that track before.
 
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Finally we have this info! Thanks OP!

Although I "knew" it all along that the town songs were not composed by Shimomura. And those are the songs that the player will mostly be listening to! And I'm not saying they were horrible songs, but maybe just too generic.
 

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Wow, Shota from the Videogame Orchestra helped arrange a lot of these. Good for him, I remember watching VGO perform around the Boston con circuit back in 2010-11.
 

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My favorite Final Fantasy soundtrack by far! Apocalypsis Noctis is probably my favorite song in the whole series.
 

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Both Suzukis, please.
After Mobius FF's consistently great soundtrack, I really want Mitsuto Suzuki to play a larger role in the next mainline game's music. His contributions to games like The 3rd Birthday and the XIII trilogy were generally quite good, but as well as having notably strong individual tracks, Mobius' score as a whole is notably stylistically diverse and consistent in quality. A shame about that one regrettable vocal piece...
 

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Since Shimmomura got her chance for XV.

I think it's time they give the chance to Mitsuda.

Okabe and Soken are also good composers. Pretty confident that if they give him the chance, Soken can nail it.
 

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Since Shimmomura got her chance for XV.

I think it's time they give the chance to Mitsuda.

Okabe and Soken are also good composers. Pretty confident that if they give him the chance, Soken can nail it.
Mitsuda would be great but SE hasn't worked with him in well over a decade. If I were to guess, I'd say they'll offer Hamauzu the job for XVI. They've stuck with freelancers as lead composers since XII in non-MMO FFs.

(Assuming that Soken stays busy with XIV and that's likely.)
 

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Do you have any insight on why they seem like they didn't want to share detailed information in this one? It's been weird from the beginning
Without going into details, I think I can safely say (without mentioning anything I shouldn't, as opposed to factually safely, haha) that the game had a pretty mad sprint towards the finish line, as evidenced by a few other things others have noted (some music being updated from on-disc to day 1 patch, for example) so by the time all the 'complete' information was collected, vetted and submitted for posterity, e.g. soundtrack printings may have already been ongoing, etc.
 

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Without going into details, I think I can safely say (without mention anything I shouldn't, as opposed to factually safely, haha) that the game had a pretty mad sprint towards the finish line, as evidenced by a few other things (some music being updated from on-disc to day 1 patch, for example) so by the time all the 'complete' information was collected, vetted and submitted for posterity, e.g. soundtrack printings may have already been ongoing, etc.
Ah okay. Well that makes sense. I guess they didn't want to get it wrong when things were changing last minute. Some of the composed/arranged credits probably needed to be worked though as well. It's good to get a final list now and and see who did what. Thanks for the insight
 

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I would like to see Naoshi Mizuta get a shot an offline FF title. His work on XI was magic.
 

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Some of the composed/arranged credits probably needed to be worked though as well.
There still are some errors in this listing - Sachiko Miyano very obviously arranged Magna Insomnia (you can basically tell it's her work), and there are some other tracks which you probably could tell someone's arrangement or production involvement. Information on who wrote each set of Latin lyrics would be cool.

But already it's a far better look than the physical release. :)
 

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There still are some errors in this listing - Sachiko Miyano very obviously arranged Magna Insomnia (you can basically tell it's her work), and there are some other tracks which you probably could tell someone's arrangement or production involvement. Information on who wrote each set of Latin lyrics would be cool.

But already it's a far better look than the physical release. :)
Haha well I guess we're lucky to have you here as well then
 

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Mitsuda would be great but SE hasn't worked with him in well over a decade. If I were to guess, I'd say they'll offer Hamauzu the job for XVI. They've stuck with freelancers as lead composers since XII in non-MMO FFs.

(Assuming that Soken stays busy with XIV and that's likely.)
Soken will probably be busy with FFXIV. Not sure if they will offer it to Hamauzu. It seems like it will depend on which team will work on the next FF.

Toriyama - Hamauzu

Itou - not sure but maybe Uematsu

Matsuno - Sakimoto (don't think this will happen)

Tabata - Ishimoto, I think FFXV he went with Shimmomura cause she was hired for it before he was director and it might cause some sort of blacklash from the community.

Nomura- Shimmomura.
 

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Wait so the music was also mad sprinted? I got the impression a lot of the music was done around 2014-2015 since the game was officially announced on 2013.
 

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There still are some errors in this listing - Sachiko Miyano very obviously arranged Magna Insomnia (you can basically tell it's her work), and there are some other tracks which you probably could tell someone's arrangement or production involvement. Information on who wrote each set of Latin lyrics would be cool.

But already it's a far better look than the physical release. :)
What's missing especially is the orchestration credits. Sachiko Miyano orchestrated Luna's theme for example. Really not so sure about Magna Insomnia though.
 

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Sachiko Miyano orchestrated Luna's theme for example.
nope, not quite :V

Also technically, Shota orchestrated the stuff he's credited as arranger on, but Miyano did Magna Insomnia.

edit: on closer inspection, I think several, albeit not all, of the inconsistencies also stem from when the tracks also showed up on Kingsglaive soundtrack, which isn't quite accurate either. That's far more usual in the film world though.
 

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nope, not quite :V

Also technically, Shota orchestrated the stuff he's credited as arranger on, but Miyano did Magna Insomnia.
I usually assume that arrangers are doing the orchestrating as well, especially in this age of live instrumentation for video games.