“Falcom Boss Rush Phase 1” Fan Album Now Available; Features 9 Arrangements from Ys, Trails & More

Fan musician group Resonant Union has released a Falcom-themed arrangement album titled “Falcom Boss Rush Phase 1.” Fans can enjoy nine stellar arrangements of beloved songs from various Falcom games, such as Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure, and even Brandish 3: Spirit of Balcan.

The following songs are present, with artist credits and originating games also featured:

  • “Deadly Temptation” – Arrangement: YourVinished, Guitar: Rammy – Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA
  • “Win Back Your Heart” – Arrangement: sincx – The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails
  • “Smash Up!” – Arrangement: Ristar (Joshua) – Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA
  • “Buster the Ghost of Garden” – Arrangement: Aoki Katsumata – The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II Crimson SiN
  • “A Tear of Vermilion –Wait, Eimelle–” – Arrangement, Guitar & Keyboard: Zohar Emulator – The Legend of Heroes IV: A Tear of Vermilion (2000)
  • “Boiling Metal” – Arrangement & Guitar: Rammy, Keyboard: Justin Thornburgh, Drums: Sheldon Kreger – Brandish 3: Spirit of Balcan
  • “Unfathomed Force” – Arrangement & Drums: Sheldon Kreger, Guitar: Gisha Djordjevic – The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure
  • “The Depth Napishtim” – Arrangement: Philip Saguil, Guitar: Rammy, Drum Programming: YourVinished – Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim
  • “Scias” – Arrangement & Guitar: Rammy – Ys SEVEN

You can download this full album via MEGA in either FLAC or MP3 file formats. Alternatively, you can listen to the debut broadcast containing each aforementioned arrangement below or listen to them individually via the fan-led Falcom Music YouTube Channel.

YuzuKiyochii illustrated the album’s cover art, and the album was mastered by YourVinished, with the overall project being managed by Recca. Further, the video editing and thumbnail were crafted by MBMichael, and the booklet is by FireFallsMusic.

Lastly, Resonant Union announced that a follow-up album titled “Falcom Boss Rush Phase 2” will release soon.

Resonant Union recently published a fan-led arrangement of several tracks from Falcom’s action JRPG Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure, even featuring the original composer. They also made an Ys 35th anniversary album titled “Days of Adventure.”

The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC on July 7, 2023.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure is now available for Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via the Epic Games Store, GOG, and Steam.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero is now available on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via the Epic Games StoreGOG, and Steam.

The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails is coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC in Fall 2023.

Check out our Beginner’s Guide to the Trails series.

The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam in Japan. NIS America recently published the lattermost port, with Falcom confirming that an English version of the game is on the way.

The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II Crimson Sin is now available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in Japan.

Ys X Nordics will launch in Japan for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch on September 28, 2023.

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