It's amazing to think that The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker is ten years old — here at Nintendo Life Towers we still vividly recall seeing those lush cel-shaded visuals for the first time and being totally enraptured by the gameplay.
To mark the occasion, a fan album is being produced which features remixes of songs from the game. Entitled On the Breath of the Wind, the album will also contain "dramatic narrations" which tell the story of the game.
Director Tom Swift has issued this statement regarding the project:
Ten years ago today Nintendo released the ‘Legend of Zelda: the Wind Waker’ in Europe, following its earlier release in America and Japan. Most famous for its bright, controversial, eye catching cell-shaded graphics it also boasted a bright, bold new direction for the series in terms of music and storytelling. To celebrate both these things I’m proud to announce ‘On the Breath of the Wind’, a musical tribute album featuring remixes of Wind Waker music.
Alongside the music the album will also feature dramatic narrations retelling the story of the Wind Waker. The album is currently set to include the artists Argle, Amphibious, Chernabogue, Mark of Two, Pixelpanic, Pokémoneinstein, Skyrider X, Thomas Swift and Tuberz McGee, and will star Michael Ellender and Glen Delaney as the King of Red Lions and Ganondorf. Work is nearly finished on the album and we hope to release it within the next year. In the mean time enjoy this trailer released exclusively through Zelda Informer and follow @Breathofthewind for news and updates.
Is this something you'll be keen to listen to when it eventually releases?