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The Skies Above and mr.goo

It seems no one liked his outlandish performance on The Black Mages II. I loved him and want to hear him more smile Thoughts?

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I still listen to the Black Mages 2 quite frequently...I just make sure to listen to my copy I made that has The Skies Above removed and is replaced by the Black Mages Dark Chronicle arrangement. Instant improvement.

I've actually discovered more people annoyed by the singing in Otherworld. I thought that was a great change from the original...Not so much an improvement, but good alternative listening for that song.

Black Mages 3 needs more Kazco and less goo...

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I like it a lot and know other people who do as well. It is outlandish and over the top, yes, but that makes it personal and unique as well. I do wish there was more material from Mr. Goo. The Skies Above is absolutely the best track on TBM2.

The Otherworld's singer is horrible, though. Sure, she manages to get the words out of her mouth, but it's so bland, emotionless, mediocre. Mr. Goo avoids all this.

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Sami wrote:

The Otherworld's singer is horrible, though. Sure, she manages to get the words out of her mouth, but it's so bland, emotionless, mediocre. Mr. Goo avoids all this.

I don't think KAZCO's a native English speaker or has a good grasp on the language even. Would probably explain that, but I'm used to hearing badly pronounced Engrish and I'm quite fond of hearing it. The song probably would have been stronger had it been converted to straight-up Japanese, but they probably went with it because the Japanese see even twisted English as being cool.

Also see JDK Band's "Go Fight" and "Moon's Scape".

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XISMZERO wrote:

It seems no one liked his outlandish performance on The Black Mages II. I loved him and want to hear him more smile Thoughts?

I enjoyed the silly "Skies Above Track" on BM2.  It's fun and irreverent.

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"The Skies Above" is The Black Mages' best song. Kenichiro Fukui's arrangement is brilliant, even if mr.goo sounds stupid.

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Where can you hear the 'BM Dark Chronicles' arrangement? (and more?)

Thanks,
~SKy

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lordskylark wrote:

Where can you hear the 'BM Dark Chronicles' arrangement?

It's on the Dark Chronicle Premium Arrange CD, there's also a sample.

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Does anyone know of any other out-of-place operatic singers? I know there's "True to your dreams" by Russell Watson on one of the new Castlevania soundtracks. Can't you just feel the power?! Anyway, Mr. Goo sounds kind of like Watson except a little less engrish sounding.

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