In the last month or two I've been picking up soundtracks left and right. Not act like that's fact to tout but for a few years I kind of went into hibernation with them and just kind of sat on what I had. I never did lose interest (although some soundtracks did fall by the wayside) but I've been wanting to pick up some ambient music.
Thing is, I'm not terribly big on ambient themes. I mean when they are used in a game at the right place I can't even begin to deny how dead-on they can be but once I leave the game behind and try to listen without the context I just kind of stumble with the experience. In my current playlists there are are only a few pieces that actually qualify as ambient.
This is probably why I've been eyeing the Diablo II Soundtrack lately. I actually have a lot of history with the game and while the music was never really at the forefront of the experience I was able to digest it quite easily all that time. Of course, part of me thinks maybe nostalgia is playing into that and, to a certain degree, I think this is kind of the easy way out.
Anyway, for someone that's not really into the genre to a heavy degree do you think this is this a good way to go? Or is there another album you would suggest?