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Old 02-11-2011, 12:06 PM   #41
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I just wish there were versions of the intro music and the pirate song with out vocals. Then I could use them in my game. But as of now I am having to use a mix of the soundtrack and a few midi versions of some of the songs.


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Old 06-17-2011, 02:41 AM   #42
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Forgot my old email. Oh well

I haven't been able to grab the FLAC version of the COMI soundtrack. Any of you seeders around?
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:58 AM   #43
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Well, I'm seeding ... and currently someone from the US is downloading.


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Old 06-18-2011, 12:24 AM   #44
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Well, I'm seeding ... and currently someone from the US is downloading.
I had no connection earlier using the latest beta of Vuze/Azureus (ಠ_ಠ), but swapping to the latest uTorrent worked ()

Awkward, yes, but at least I'll have it eventually in GLORIOUS FLAC

Thanks sinus
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Old 09-04-2014, 12:38 PM   #45
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I wonder, if Michael Land alone was responsive for this masterpiece soundtrack, or if he had help by some people. I'm wondering because Monkey Island 4 sounded VERY different, much more dry, unmelodic, unemotional to the point where it sounded almost generic. So generic in fact, that the track Prothese Shop which stands out the most is a recycled tune "Firing the Canonon" from Curse.

The Curse soundtrack was special, because it was melodic, energetic, atmospheric and most of all, it conveyed emotions and perfectly musically underscored every situation in the game. Every single track had a different melodical idea, while keeping a similar theme all over the whole game.

For instance tracks like this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LofPwpzk6qE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQhXymxIzKI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f556u4K0ijc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxkWZc4o-1A

It doesn't get more moody and atmospheric than this in an adventure games... Most people mention the admittedly very good opening theme, but won't go beyond that, but there is so much more great music in this game.

For instance the "Goodsoup Family Hotel" track sounds kinda melancholic because there is some sad history about that particular place, which makes it much more interesting for the player. Actually all the tracks on Blood Island have a more "dark" feeling to them. The Plunder Island tracks in contrast, sound very carribean with the steel drums and reggae guitars, but still very atmospheric.

It makes me wonder if Land had any help composing these tracks. He sure had some help mixing, because it is amazingly mixed, every instrument sounds great, most prominently the bassons and the steel drums which stand out a lot. It is the greatest adventure game soundtrack ever made, there I said it. Why does NO other Monkey Island game sound as good as this? And first and foremost, why is there still no official Soundtrack in better quality, to this day...
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Old 09-04-2014, 01:12 PM   #46
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I wonder, if Michael Land alone was responsive for this masterpiece soundtrack, or if he had help by some people. I'm wondering because Monkey Island 4 sounded VERY different, much more dry, unmelodic, unemotional to the point where it sounded almost generic. So generic in fact, that the track Prothese Shop which stands out the most is a recycled tune "Firing the Canonon" from Curse.
It's the other way around. The EMI soundtrack was composed by multiple people.
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Old 09-04-2014, 01:44 PM   #47
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It's the other way around. The EMI soundtrack was composed by multiple people.
Ah I see, too bad he stopped making Soundtracks after Curse, I guess. Apparently he made the Soundtrack to the "Tales of" Monkey Island games though, but I have yet to play those.

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Old 09-04-2014, 05:38 PM   #48
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Old 09-05-2014, 09:40 AM   #49
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Nice playlist!

I may do a guitar cover of some of the songs one day...
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