Ridge Racer Type 4 Direct Audio

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Ridge Racer Type 4 Direct Audio Soundtrack
Studio album by Namco
Released Japan January 27, 1999
Recorded 1998
Genre Video Game Music
Electronic
Acid Jazz
Length 1:10:04
Label Media Factory Inc.
King Street Sounds

R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 Direct Audio is the soundtrack to the video game Ridge Racer Type 4, released in 1999 by Namco. It was the second game soundtrack to be released in the Ridge Racer series and was composed in 1998 by the Namco Sound Team (Kohta Takahashi, Hiroshi Okubo, Asuka Sakai, Tetsukazu Nakanishi, and Koji Nakagawa). The new team was a change from the usual rave music theme that were supplied by Namco's old sound team, Sampling Masters, who worked on the first three installments: Ridge Racer, Ridge Racer 2, and Ridge Racer Revolution. R4 instead explored music styles encompassing funk, breakbeat, acid jazz, UK garage, progressive house, and neo-soul mixed with traditional Namco-styled synth melodies.

The track "Ridge Racer (One More Win)" features American singer Kimara Lovelace. The King Street Sounds label also provided about 20 of the over 40 songs for Ridge Racer 7.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Urban Fragments
  2. Turn the Page
  3. On Your Way
  4. Garage Talk
  5. Spiral Ahead
  6. Pearl Blue Soul
  7. Naked Glow
  8. Your Vibe
  9. Lucid Rhythms
  10. Thru
  11. Silhouette Dance
  12. Burnin Rubber
  13. Revlimit Funk
  14. Quiet Curves
  15. Motor Species
  16. Objective
  17. Move Me
  18. Ride
  19. Movin in Circles
  20. Parade
  21. Epilogue
  22. Ridge Racer (One More Win) (feat. Kimara Lovelace)
  23. Ready to Roll!
  24. Party's Over
  25. Eat'em Up!

References[edit]

  1. "ZMCX-103 R4 Ridge Racer Type 4 Direct Audio". vgmdb.net. Retrieved 2010-03-27. 
  2. "R4 Ridge Racer Type 4 Direct Audio CD Review" (in Japanese). Bandai Namco Games. Retrieved 2010-03-27.