I kind of wanted to talk about some of the earlier RE soundtracks since I'm interested in them.
I've had RE2 for years (the one disc version) and I felt it was a pretty big leap over the original. I don't think it's a leap in the compositional sense as it is in audio fidelity sense, but I generally prefer RE2 because it's the one I grew up with. Additionally, I can't pass too much judgment on the original RE soundtrack because I've never experienced it in context because...
...I never played the original RE, but I did play RE: DC and no offense, I like some tracks on in RE: DC but I don't think I should. Here are the two tracks always reflect back on:
I'm pretty sure those tracks are skating by on nostalgia in my head.
However, when it comes to the original score, I got to go with:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h-zZVO-qqA (that intro is bloody brilliant)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1u-7gMAUu5Y (Richard, what happened?)