Rogue Galaxy Premium Arrange is a special album featuring re-arrangements of 10 tracks from the soundtrack to Rogue Galaxy, a PlayStation 2 game produced by Level 5. The album features arrangements from several different composers such as Yasunori Mitsuda, Shinji Hosoe, Kenji Ito, Takayuki Aihara, Norihiko Hibino, Motoi Sakuraba and a few others. Yoko Shimomura composed one song on the album, track 5, “THE CRISIS”.
Rogue Galaxy came out in Japan in December 2005 and later in North America in 2007. The North American version of the game had several additional features and gameplay improvements. The Japanese version was later released and included the features added to the North American version.
The game’s story revolves around a character name Jaster Rogue a farmer on an isolated planet. I later becomes a space pirate and has to save the entire galaxy. Rogue Galaxy was one of the largest games ever produced by Level-5 and Sony and they had big expectations hoping it would be able to compete with series like Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy. The game did quite well but didn’t reach quite the level that Level-5 and Sony had hoped.
|1||THE THEME OF ROGUE GALAXY||Yasunori Mitsuda|
|2||PLANET ZELARD||Shinji Hosoe|
|3||THE CASTLE IN THE AIR||Kenji Ito|
|4||THE LABYRINTH||Takayuki Aihara|
|5||THE CRISIS||Yoko Shimomura|
|6||THE GHOST SHIP||Norihiko Hibino|
|7||VARKOGU’S THEME||Motoi Sakuraba|
|8||BRAVE HEART||Nobuyoshi “sanodg” Sano|
|9||ENORMOUS THREAT||Yoshitaka Hirota|
|10||DREAMING MY WAY HOME ~ENDING THEME||Noriyuki Iwadare|