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No Tsuki Amano for this game. Feelings? Edit: nevermind, she's back!

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#1 OFFLINE   AnimalLover47999

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 01:55 AM

What does everyone think of the new singer and are you upset that they didn't keep Amano on for the series?

 

I unfortunately wasn't able to hear the song because Nico Nico kicked me out right after the game trailer so I literally have nothing to base my opinion off on other than that I will miss Amano.


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 01:59 AM

I didn't really like the song...it seemed like it would stay slow and I don't really dig slow songs. That's what I liked about Amano's, they started out slow but got really upbeat/loud. So really disappointed. But here's hoping for maybe another song in the game feat Amano?? 


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 02:09 AM

Yea it sucks amano isn't coming back And I honestly don't like the song, unless it's just for the trailer but I doubt it
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Posted 18 July 2014 - 02:39 AM

It was posted in the stream thread, but if anyone has yet to hear it:

 

 

I'm going to miss Amano and guitars, definitely, but it doesn't sound half bad.


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 03:27 AM

It's different and it's not bad. I find it to be a welcomed change. While I feel that Amano's signature orchestral rock guitar and string combos are nice, with what we've see so far, the more "fluid" style of AnJu's song fits more with the theme of water in FFV.

 

Let's compare songs from the other games. FF2's Chou was a rock ballad and sounded like something Mio herself would listen to. FF3's Koe was a darker song with some gothic elements which fits the somewhat darker feel of the game compared to others. Also, you could say that Chou and Koe's lyrics were written from Sae and Reika's POV. FFIV's Noise was another rock ballad but it had more of a "redeeming" theme to which fits with Ruka regaining some of her memories of Rougetsu Island. Zero no Chouritsu, FFIV's other song, dealt with the character, assuming it to be Sakuya but it could be anyone, trying to preserve themselves and not loosing their own memories (which would explain the "Just call my name" and "Could you get me out of this cipher?" lyrics). Kurenai from SnK is literally Chou's sister song (Tsuki Amano even wrote it as such) and it fits to say it's from Yae's perspective. What I loved from the Fatal Frame series is just how the songs are specifically tailored for the games, which a lot of modern games don't do (a good example would be Portal).

If the developers think that changing up the formula will improve the narrative, then I'm all for it.



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 03:43 AM

It doesn't phase me. As long as its a good song with good lyrics I'm fine. 


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 03:46 AM

seems like an winter theme song to me ..
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Posted 18 July 2014 - 05:55 AM

I've always liked Amano's songs and I think they did fit to the games.

But imo I think this is nice chance - maybe this will be all new Fatal Frame and there will be lots now new changes, so I don't mind that much that trailer song is not singed by Amano. (I still secretly hope that there will be at least one Amano's song in the end or something.. ^^')



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 06:02 AM

I was disappointed at no Tsuki song this time around. But who knows it might be alright. it only released a bit of the song. It might pick up :P.

But yeah I would've liked an Amano Tsuki song too.


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 06:50 AM

I have to admit I don't like the song very much at all. It feels too light, too pretty.

All the songs in previous games for me seemed to be this perfect mix between lovely- haunting with just a slight edge in some way.

The songs did something that set them apart and made me believe they were the theme songs for HORROR games, and not just any other kind of game.



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 07:48 AM

It feels too light, too pretty.

All the songs in previous games for me seemed to be this perfect mix between lovely- haunting with just a slight edge in some way.

 

This is pretty much what I was going to say. It's okay, but from the clip, it seems sort of sentimental and wistful, whereas Amano's Fatal Frame songs seemed to have this undercurrent of despair which went really well with the series. Maybe it'll work in context, though.

 

I'm just really surprised and wondering how this came to be. I know Makoto Shibata was a huge driving force behind Amano doing the themesongs from the beginning, and they have such a good professional relationship that I find it hard imagine this decision coming from him. But without any insight into what went on behind the scenes, all I can do is make up conspiracy theories. Like the Nintendo half of the team chaining Shibata to a radiator and eating pudding in front of him while laughing about HHM.


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#12 OFFLINE   ナガクラ

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 08:42 AM

I'm just really surprised and wondering how this came to be. I know Makoto Shibata was a huge driving force behind Amano doing the themesongs from the beginning, and they have such a good professional relationship that I find it hard imagine this decision coming from him.

I'm not too sure how much of this is true but I've heard she hasn't been active for a while, we can always double check her twitter or something.


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 08:53 AM

Well, her Twitter was active enough in March when I had to unfollow because of the constant promotional spam... <_<



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 09:36 AM

I don't like this at all.Why no Tsuki Amano?This sounds like a 90s ballad.Darn.Please at least don't ruin the game Tecmo :(


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 10:53 AM

Chou and Midwinter pretty much summed up my sentiments on it.

 

I like the song, and the artist. It's pretty. I'm just not sure if I feel (as Chou said) it's haunting. (And that is the best way to describe it honestly.)  I mean, Amano does have variety in her songs so they aren't the same. There are some of her songs I prefer over others.

 

I LIKE this song. I'm not convinced with it being Fatal Frame. But change might be good, switching it up might be helpful. We don't know, maybe Amano was asked, and she was too busy.

 

At the same time, the song isn't something where it's like : No.. NO... NO what are you thinking?! So while I am sad its not Amano, and I do agree with the critique it doesn't seem the right 'fit' for the overall theme of the series, It isn't horrible.

 

I mean, Amano isn't doing the songs for the movie either.



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 11:09 AM

Disappointed, but I'll get over it, once I'm finally playing it.

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 12:25 PM

I feel like this somg belongs in the credits of an anime more than in the Fatal Frame universe. Since we only get a small clip, however, the song might prove to fit perfectly later on. I am still really dissapointed that the theme isn't performed by Tsuki Amano since it's become such a staple ofthe games. Honestly, though, this game might just be headed in a slightly different direction than previous ones so who knows.

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 12:30 PM

I have to admit I don't like the song very much at all. It feels too light, too pretty.

All the songs in previous games for me seemed to be this perfect mix between lovely- haunting with just a slight edge in some way.

The songs did something that set them apart and made me believe they were the theme songs for HORROR games, and not just any other kind of game.

I totally agree :)

I'm really disappointed. Come back, Tsuki! =(

 

+ I like the new song, but not as I love Tsuki's songs :/


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 12:41 PM

It doesn't actually bother me all that much. It will probably be weird to get used to, since we've had Amano for every game since 2003 now, and I'd really like to know why they suddenly decided to go not only with someone else but a high schooler debuting with her very first single... but it's okay. It doesn't sound bad at all, and to be honest I really haven't been liking Amano's stuff since she came back from "retirement" at all - there are some good songs in there but apart from Sora no Ki it's been distinctly not to my tastes, and quite dull - and while I do think she could probably pull it off for a theme song, I'm kind of ready for something new as well. I would, though, much rather we stick with one main singer for the theme songs rather than just change for every game, if that's what they're planning. We can only wait and see how it works.


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Posted 19 July 2014 - 06:21 AM

It doesn't actually bother me all that much. It will probably be weird to get used to, since we've had Amano for every game since 2003 now, and I'd really like to know why they suddenly decided to go not only with someone else but a high schooler debuting with her very first single... but it's okay. It doesn't sound bad at all, and to be honest I really haven't been liking Amano's stuff since she came back from "retirement" at all - there are some good songs in there but apart from Sora no Ki it's been distinctly not to my tastes, and quite dull - and while I do think she could probably pull it off for a theme song, I'm kind of ready for something new as well. I would, though, much rather we stick with one main singer for the theme songs rather than just change for every game, if that's what they're planning. We can only wait and see how it works.

Aye, I know exactly what you're saying too.

I liked one song from Daisy, and ever since she went solo and whatnot, I just haven't been feeling it. Sora no Ki was rather nice though, I guess that might be an exception. I like her for Zero though, and it just feels so strange to be changing the formula at this point.

 

Maybe it's particularly because... I don't like this new theme, not at all! It's too soft, very one note. I won't call it bad, just a tad boring in my own view. As far as the preview goes, the song doesn't really build, but hey, it's a preview. It's just a taste. I like rock, and Amano was as close as I felt the game would get to that (while still veeery pop...y)

 

Change isn't always a bad thing though, and I do say perservere, let it roll, and see what it all turns out like.

 

Plus, I really don't think they'd give us the ending song; that just seems against the whole point!  The song was always somewhat of a reward for me, and I'm sure we'll get some other song to compliment the new one, regardless of who performs it.







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