Final Fantasy IV is, in my opinion, tied with Final Fantasy VI as having the greatest video game soundtrack of all time. Anyone who even remotely likes the Final Fantasy video games and anyone who even remotely likes video game music should have this CD. Frankly, I don't even know what the point is of reviewing it! It's a great CD!
The crowning glory of this CD is the "Epilogue". This game has the *leader* of all video game endings - it sets the standard that all video games should follow when creating an ending. The final music (about 11:30 long) is of epic proportions, with the most incredible credit-music since Star Wars. There are certainly other songs that are very very good. "Fight 2", "The Dreadful Fight", and "The Final Battle" are the best battle songs to come out for *any* RPG, much less Square. They are fast and clearly show the excitement and danger of a fight. Many of the songs revolve around the "Main Theme to Final Fantasy IV" (the above ground travel music). "Land of Dwarves" is a variable theme on this, as is "The Final Battle".
All the songs fit the mood of the game perfectly. There is only one problem with this CD - the songs are too short! Way too short! Each song is gone through either once or one-and-a-half times. That is absolutely disgraceful! Just as you're getting into one of the "Fight" songs, it just fades away. Ack! However, it's still very good (and they obviously didn't cut the "Epilogue"). All in all, this CD is one of the best ones to get for any fan of video game music. Get it now!