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Episode from the podcastRETRO VGM REVIVAL HOUR

STAGE 57: Silent Hill

Released Friday, 27th April 2018
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Praised by various video game publications and media, The silent hill series had become a staple in the world of video games for its atmospheric and haunting music by composer Akira Yameoka, and more importantly its unique and engrossing story that utilized a different form of horror, the journey through ones mind.
although there were spinoff and sequels that slowly moved away from the original ideas or game mechanics that made the silent hill series stand out amongst the rest, its the haunting melodies and captivating feelings upon hearing these amazing tracks that will once again bring us back to this town hidden in darkness, because this STAGE of the retro vgm revival hour is dedicated to all things silent hill…..

========Game - Composer - Title - Year - Company - System====

1.) Silent Hill – Akira Yamaoka – “Silent Hill, Fear Of The Dark, My Heaven, Killing Time, She & Tears of…(extended) ”- January 31, 1999 – Konami – Sony Playstation

2.) Silent Hill 2 – Akira Yamaoka – “Magdalene, Angel’s Thanatos, Love Psalm, True, Theme Of Laura, Promise (Reprise) & Promise” – September 24, 2001 – Konami – PS2, Windows PC & Microsoft Xbox

3.) Silent Hill 3 – Akira Yamaoka (w/ vocals provided by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn) – “Sickness unto foolish death, Please love me… once more, Dance with night wind, Never forgive me/never forget me, I want love & You’re not here, ” – May 23, 2003 -Konami – PS2 & Windows PC

4.) Silent Hill 4: The Room – Akira Yamaoka (w/ vocals provided by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn and Joe Romersa) – “Tender Sugar, Melancholy Requiem, Silent Circus, Cradel Of Forest, Nightmarish Waltz, Your Rain & Room Of Angel” – June 17, 2004 – Konami – PS2, Windows PC & Microsoft Xbox

5.) Silent Hill: The Arcade – Akira Yamaoka – “Theme of Hanna” – July 25, 2007 (Japan/Europe only) – Konami – Arcade

6.) Silent Hill: Origins – Akira Yamaoka (w/ vocals provided by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn) – “Hole In The Sky & Shot Down In Flames” – November 6, 2007 – Climax Studios/Konami – PSP & PS2

7.) Silent Hill: Homecoming – Akira Yamaoka (w/ vocals provided by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn) – “One More Soul To The Call & Cold Blood” – September 30, 2008 – Double Helix Games/Konami – PS3, Xbox 360 & Windows PC

8.) Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Akira Yamaoka (w/ vocals provided by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn)- “Always on my Mind, When You’re Gone, Childish Thoughts, Hell Frozen Rain & Acceptance (Extended ver.)” – December 8, 2009 – Climax Studios/Konami – Nintendo Wii, PSP & PS2

9.) Silent Hill: Downpour – Daniel Licht – “Intro Perk Walk & Railcar Ride“ – March 13, 2012 – Vatra Games/Konami – PS3 & Xbox 360

10.) Silent Hill: Book of Memories – Daniel Licht (w/ vocals provided by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn) – “Opening the Book, Water World, Love Pslam & Now We’re Free“ – October 16, 2012 – WayForward Technologies/Konami – Playstation Vita

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