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Super Darius II – “Olga Breeze” (arr. T’s Music Co. Ltd)

December 6, 2009

Here’s some more guitar-driven shmup music, this time “Olga Breeze” from Super Darius II on the PC-Engine (Taito, 1992). This track is taken from mpc rips of the game CD converted to mp3.

Super Darius II – “Olga Breeze” (arr. T’s Music Co. Ltd)

“Olga Breeze” has some great naval-esque instruments implemented into the music, matching the giant space fish theme of the Darius series. The guitar plays an easy-going tune reflecting carefree flying over the ocean beneath a bright blue cloud-filled sky – or in this case over the solar flares of the sun. In either case, there’s some pretty sweet flying going on. The piano accents add a great touch of energy to the heat and power of the guitars.

Super Darius II was originally released for the arcade in 1989 and was composed by Hisayoshi Ogura (Darius, The Ninja Warriors).  Read the rest of this entry ?