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Secret of Mana composer created one track in 15 minutes

"Hiroki Kikuta’s Secret of Mana soundtrack remains one of the most lauded soundtracks on the Super Nintendo. To satiate fans’ burning questions about his work, the game composer took to Reddit to answer questions in an “Ask Me Anything” post.

One eye-catching revelation involved one fan’s inquiry about his work on a fan favorite, “Prophecy,” which he apparently wrote in 15 minutes.

'The composer also gave a neat explanation for the game’s aggressive boss tune, 'Danger,' saying that a key factor in crafting battle music lies in focusing on “the positive factors clashing with negative ones.'" - Patrick Kulikowski

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djplonker949d ago (Edited 949d ago )

The best things in life are usually on impulse and I imagine there is alot of songs/books/movies that were better in the beggining before they spent hundreds of hours trying to perfect it kinda like ending a sentence... bum pickles.

TheOneWhoIsTornApart949d ago

Nobuo Uematsu wrote the Prelude in 5 minutes as well and that is a classic beloved melody.

Chaos_Raiden949d ago

He is a talented composer.

Thanks for the share.

aerisbueller949d ago

One of my all-time favorite games and game soundtracks. Played through the whole game 2 player. Unforgettable adventure.

Chard949d ago

Yep, my first JRPG, and my favourite. The sequel is awesome too.

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