Crush 40 teases new songs... hint at new sonic game?
Posted 30 January 2012 - 05:52 PM
Also Johnny Gioelli's voice has always been like the greatest singing voice ever, to my ears at least. His lyric writing is a bit off-kilter sometimes, though...
Posted 30 January 2012 - 06:05 PM
Posted 30 January 2012 - 06:54 PM
What I find ironic about Sonic Unleashed's theme song is that it was probably one of the worst songs in that entire game (the vocalist deserves a ton of blame), yet a song like Live & Learn is was definitely one of the best songs from Sonic Adventure 2. I do not view bringing back Crush 40 as a regression in the series. If Sonic Generations proved anything, it's that all eras of Sonic had good music. There's even a discussion in that bad games with awesome music thread if any Sonic games exist without good music which says a lot about the musical quality in the series. As far as I'm concerned, Naofumi Hataya, Jun Senoue, Richard Jacques, Tomoya Ohtani, and Kenichi Tokoi definitely deserve to play a major role in future Sonic games since they're all really talented musicians that have their strong points and weak points. Hell, even Cash Cash was capable of making some damn good remixes in Generations with the Big Arms remix being one of the best song remixes I've ever heard. Circuit Freq however ranged from incredibly disappointing (Vengeance Is Mine and For True Story) to fucking awesome (Open Your Heart's remix was so damn good) so who knows with them.
Posted 30 January 2012 - 10:01 PM
SA3 would be farfetched anyway, though I think it would be a stretch to say Crush 40 wouldn't appear in any future Sonic game, ever, based on 'No plan.'
They're probably just not interested in using them right now.
As for musical taste, that's subjective—I don't care for most of the orchestrated songs despite being a classical music fan, and actually preferred Crush 40 to 90% of the newer stuff.
Yet on the other hand I preferred Shadow the Hedgehog's music even further.
Is this cause for other people to laugh at my 'horrible' 'regressive' taste? Maybe, but I don't see the point in classifying who is better based on what music they like. :p
Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:16 AM
Posted 31 January 2012 - 05:10 AM
Hah, on that note (pun semi-intended), and on the note of bad games with good soundtracks, the one that's stood out the most to me has to be His World (2006). Unfortunately though I actually do prefer Zebrahead's version to Crush 40.
Posted 31 January 2012 - 05:31 AM
I just really don't care for the song Endless Possibility, but I mostly blamed the vocalist for that because I despise his voice. I just find him really obnoxious and almost painful to listen to. There are elements and ideas to Endless Possibility that I like, but I don't really care for the song's execution and the vocalist just ruins the entire song for me. The thing about songs like Open Your Heart (especially the Generations remix) and Live & Learn is that they're the type of songs I would actually want to listen to outside of the games because I really enjoy the songs. The same cannot for Endless Possibility. Hell, I already have 12 plays on Last.fm for the Open Your Heart remix and that doesn't even include the many, many times I listened to that song on YouTube prior to the soundtrack coming out.
Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:41 PM