Iwata Asks About the Music of Xenoblade Chronicles
Posted by James Newton
Scoring an epic
Producer Tetsuya Takahashi reveals the reasons behind asking renowned composer Yasunori Mitsuda to write the final track, but it's veteran game musician Yoko Shimomura who comes out with the best quote:
When I was learning piano as a student, I got hooked on Super Mario Bros. and really overdid it, playing it all night. I then went to an important piano lesson and my teacher asked me why I wasn’t able to move my hands...
You can listen to a few samples from the Xenoblade Chronicles soundtrack for a taste of what's to come when the game reaches Europe later this year.