“Falcom Boss Rush Phase 2” Fan Album Now Available; Features 8 Arrangements from Ys, Trails & More

Fan musician group Resonant Union has announced that their next album, Falcom Boss Rush Phase 2, is now available. Following the team’s Falcom Boss Rush Phase 1 album, comprising track arrangments from several Falcom series such as YsTrails, and Brandish, this additional phase includes arrangements of songs from Tokyo XanaduDragon Slayer IV, Brandish, and more.

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

  • “Revolt Against Doom”Arrangement: MB, Piano: MB, Guitar: Rammy, Sound Effects: Philip Saguil- Tokyo Xanadu
  • “Black Ark Unveiled” Arrangement: Uchulups – Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim
  • “Archwinger” Arrangement: sincx – Dragon Slayer IV: Drasle Family
  • “Master of Chaos” Arrangement: ViRiX Dreamcore, Violin & Cello: Dmitriy Isakov –VM JAPAN
  • “Gadobistall” Arrangement: Justin Thornburgh, Keyboard & Saxophone: Justin Thornburgh – Brandish
  • “Unknown Threat”Arrangement: SomeSpoonyBard Guitar: SomeSpoonyBard – The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
  • “Vesper Umbra” Arrangement: KoDyMaxx, Mixing: Maxime Lambert (Maxx), Guitar: Maxime Lambert (Maxx), Keyboard & Keyboard Programming: Kopan, Drums: Dylan Hendrick, Additional keys: Maxime Lambert (Maxx) – Tokyo Xanadu eX+
  • “Li[b95]eration Drive” Arrangement: Philip Saguil – RINNE | Tokyo Xanadu

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 finale follow-up album titled “Falcom Boss Rush Phase 3” 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.”

You can listen to Falcom Boss Rush 2 below:

You can view the teaser trailer for Falcom Boss Rush Phase 3 below:

Tokyo Xanadu eX+ will launch for Nintendo Switch in Japan on June 29, 2023. There is currently no word on whether a Western release will occur. The Traditional Chinese and Korean release will be on July 13, 2023.

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

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

This post may contain Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate Noisy Pixel earns from qualifying purchases.

Orpheus Joshua

Random gamer equally confused by the mainstream and the unusual.