5: What the Forest Taught Me

It's hot, and I'm taking refuge from the heat with some of the most beautiful forest themes composed in video games. Among the titles featured: Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger, Donkey Kong Country 2 and Shining Force. Stay cool.

Track listing:

0:10: Norfest Forest / Terranigma / Miyoko Takaoka and Masanori Hikichi
4:34: Secret of the Forest / Chrono Trigger / Yasunori Mitsuda
8:17: Forest Interlude / Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest / David Wise
12:22: Powell, the Moonlight Forest / Seiken Densetsu 3 / Hiroki Kikuta
15:49: Windy Cliffs / Do-Re-Mi Fantasy / Jun Chikuma
18:42: Elf Forest / Shining Force II / Motoaki Takenouchi
19:29: Water Goddess Mitula / Shining Force II / Motoaki Takenouchi
21:20: Still of the Night / Secret of Mana / Hiroki Kikuta
28:09: Lost Woofs / Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past / Koji Kondo
28:18: Faron Woods / Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess / Toru Minegishi, Asuka Ota and Koji Kondo
32:09: Beware the Forest Mushrooms / Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars / Yoko Shimomura
34:54: Mystical Forest / Final Fantasy VI / Nobuo Uematsu
37:47: 5 a.m. (Rain) / Animal Crossing: New Leaf / Manaka Kataoka, Atsuko Asahi and Kazumi Totaka
39:49: Forest of Illusion / Super Mario World / Koji Kondo
42:04: Forest of Cutting Shadows / Chrono Cross / Yasunori Mitsuda

 
 
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Drew Mackie