Editors’ Notes Composer Yoko Shimomura’s soundtrack for the 2016 fantasy role-playing video game Final Fantasy XV captures both dusty highway vibes and the feeling of epic battles between good and evil. Created over a 10-year span, it includes swelling numbers built around violin (“Somnus”) and piano (“Sorrow Without Solace”) that add to the grandeur the series has always delivered. Yet Shimomura also mixes in more playful, country music-inspired cuts featuring harmonica (“Broken Down”) and electric guitar (“Bros on the Road”), with textures adding greater depth to the album.

SONG
Somnus (Instrumental Version)
1
2:29
 
Departure
2
1:46
 
Broken Down
3
0:36
 
Hammerhead
4
4:36
 
Wanderlust
5
5:51
 
Encroaching Fear
6
1:10
 
Stand Your Ground
7
3:29
 
Relax and Reflect
8
3:14
 
Day's End Fanfare
9
0:13
 
Horizon
10
0:41
 
Safe Haven
11
2:21
 
Lurking Danger
12
1:42
 
Hunt or Be Hunted
13
5:08
 
CINDY
14
2:50
 
Urban Chrome
15
2:28
 
A Quick Pit Stop
16
3:49
 
Love Lost
17
4:20
 
Galdin Quay
18
4:17
 
ARDYN
19
3:44
 
The Aggressors
20
3:40
 
Nox Aeterna
21
1:33
 
The Hunters
22
3:38
 
What Lies Within
23
5:27
 
Daemons
24
3:52
 
Bros on the Road
25
3:28
 
Fantastica!
26
0:23
 
The Niflheim Empire
27
3:28
 
Veiled in Black
28
3:21
 
Valse di Fantastica
29
3:40
 
Crystalline Chill
30
3:08
 
What a Hoot
31
1:46
 
Blues de Chocobo
32
4:15
 
Reel Rumble
33
4:47
 
The Fight Is On!
34
2:48
 
Lestallum
35
3:56
 
Welcome to the Leville
36
1:40
 
Unsettling Aura
37
3:42
 
Don't Panic!
38
1:10
 
Apocalypsis Noctis
39
4:14
 
Cosmogony
40
3:37
 
Melancholia
41
2:45
 
A Premonition
42
0:50
 
Nox Divina
43
2:15
 
Labyrinthine
1
2:59
 
Flying R
2
4:26
 
Imperial Infiltration
3
4:00
 
Veiled in Black (Arrangement)
4
3:20
 
Invidia
5
4:33
 
Sorrow Without Solace
6
4:31
 
Sunset Waltz
7
1:21
 
Disquiet
8
2:12
 
OMNIS LACRIMA
9
4:31
 
Rodeo de Chocobo
10
2:38
 
Listen Up
11
2:55
 
Creeping Shadows
12
2:19
 
Impending Peril
13
1:52
 
Up for the Challenge
14
4:04
 
Cape Caem
15
2:25
 
Cape Caem - Our New Home
16
4:28
 
Cape Caem - Hidden Harbor
17
1:51
 
Bros on the Road II
18
3:09
 
Noctis
19
4:39
 
Over the Waves
20
3:57
 
Altissia
21
2:48
 
Altissia - Gondola Ride
22
3:54
 
Welcome to the Royal Suite
23
2:55
 
Starlit Waltz
24
2:45
 
Prayer de LUNA
25
2:02
 
No Time Left
26
2:17
 
Song of the Stars
27
3:37
 
The Hydraean's Wrath
28
4:22
 
Ardyn II
29
2:48
 
Luna
30
1:53
 
APOCALYPSIS AQUARIUS
31
4:12
 
Broken Bonds
32
3:09
 
Dining Car
33
3:07
 
Cartanica
34
4:13
 
Relax and Reflect - Pensive
35
2:14
 
Careening Into Danger
36
3:40
 
Tenebrae
37
4:05
 
Horrors of the Night
38
5:54
 
End of the Road
39
1:58
 
An Empire in Ruins
40
3:59
 
RAVUS AETERNA
41
4:20
 
In the Light of the Crystal
42
2:55
 
A World Unwaking
43
2:46
 
Neverending Nightmare
44
4:26
 
Homecoming
45
4:17
 
Hammerhead - The Last Bastion
46
4:02
 
Somnus
47
2:29
 
Hellfire
48
6:33
 
Magna Insomnia
49
5:18
 
Dawn
50
1:52
 
Somnus Ultima
51
2:00
 
Dewdrops at Dawn
52
1:39
 
Main Theme from FINAL FANTASY
53
2:07
 

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