Sonic the Hedgehog Vocal Traxx: Several Wills
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|Sonic the Hedgehog Vocal Traxx: Several Wills|
|Soundtrack album by Various Artists|
|Released||January 10, 2007|
|Genre||Rapcore, hard rock, techno, rock|
|Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 Soundtrack chronology|
Sonic the Hedgehog Vocal Traxx: Several Wills (ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ ヴォーカル・トラックス セヴラル・ウィルス Sonikku za Hejjihoggu Vōkaru Torakkusu Sevuraru Wirusu?) is the official vocal songs soundtrack for the video game Sonic The Hedgehog released on November 14, 2006.
It features four vocal tracks that were featured in the game and three bonus tracks exclusive to this release. Two vocal songs from the game are noticeably absent, they being "Sweet Dream ~AKON '06 Mix~" (English) and "Sweet Sweet Sweet ~AKON '06 Mix~" (Japanese) by the J-Pop group Dreams Come True which were remixed by rap vocalist Akon.
"Sweet Sweet Sweet ~AKON '06 Mix~" was released on a CD single exclusively in Japan, while "Sweet Dream ~AKON '06 Mix~" was released exclusively on Japan's iTunes Store.
- "His World" by Ali Tabatabaee & Matty Lewis from Zebrahead
- "Dreams of an Absolution" by Lee Brotherton (Remix Factory)
- "All Hail Shadow" by Crush 40
- "My Destiny" by Donna De Lory
- "His World" by Zebrahead
- "Dreams of an Absolution (LB vs. JS Remix)" by Lee Brotherton & Jun Senoue
- "His World" by Crush 40
The main theme for the game and also Sonic The Hedgehog's theme. Several Wills features three versions of the song - the first being the actual version used in the game with vocals provided by Zebrahead members Ali Tabatabaee & Matty Lewis.
The second version of His World (track 5 on the disc) is performed by all members of Zebrahead. The third version is performed by Crush 40, led by Hardline vocalist Johnny Gioeli and SEGA music producer Jun Senoue. The Crush 40 version was arranged by Johnny Gioeli and features engineering by Lee Brotherton (aka Bentley Jones). Lee Brotherton also did a Balled version called "His World Blue Prelude" as the main theme of the Summer of Sonic 2008 event, held in London, which was a year after the release of Several Wills.
The song was used numerous times in the game in different arrangements, such as the second phase of the Solaris battle. An instrumental version of His World appears in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
Dreams Of An Absolution
The theme for Silver the Hedgehog. Performed and mixed by long-time Sonic music remixer Lee Brotherton (aka Bentley Jones) of the popular remix group, Remix Factory. Brotherton has also worked on previous Sonic games, such as Shadow The Hedgehog and Sonic Rivals. He also produced and arranged the "LB vs. JS Remix" which features Jun Senoue on guitars.
All Hail Shadow
Performed by Crush 40
Produced by Tomoya Ohtani.
Performed by Donna De Lory
Composed by Mariko Namba and arranged by Takahiro Eguchi.
The theme for the game's female protagonist, Princess Elise. This song was played during the final end credits of the game.
A karaoke (instrumental) version of the song appears as a hidden track on Disc 3 of the Sonic the Hedgehog: Original Sound Track.