Mother (soundtrack)

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CD and case of the Mother soundtrack.

Mother is a 1989 soundtrack album with arrangements of songs from the Mother video game. Several of them include lyrics in English. The album was re-released in 2004, with an extended 11th track and an added 12th track from EarthBound.

In 2015, Ship To Shore Phonograph Co. reissued the album on vinyl.

Track listing

Original 1989 issue
No. Title Length
1. "Pollyanna (I Believe In You)"   3:43
2. "Bein' Friends"   5:13
3. "The Paradise Line"   3:44
4. "Magicant"   4:21
5. "Wisdom of the World"   4:42
6. "Flying Man"   4:50
7. "Snow Man"   3:52
8. "All That I Needed (Was You)"   4:43
9. "Fallin' Love, And"   6:10
10. "Eight Melodies"   5:45
11. "The World of MOTHER"   16:32
Total length:
63:24
2004 remaster bonus tracks
No. Title Length
11. "The World of MOTHER (Extended Version)"   23:53
12. "Smiles and Tears"   4:47
Total length:
75:32

Personnel

Adapted from 2004 liner notes and Discogs.

  • Keiichi Suzuki – arrangements (tracks 1-5, 6-8, 11-12), backing vocals (tracks 1, 6, 8)
  • David Bedford – arrangements (track 5)
  • Neko Saito (credited as Takeshi Saitoh) – arrangements, piano (track 9)
  • Michael Nyman – arrangements (track 10)
  • Catherine Warwick – lead vocals (tracks 1-2, 5)
  • Jeremy Holland-Smith – lead vocals (track 2)
  • Jeremy Budd – lead vocals (track 8)
  • Louis Philippe – lead vocals, guitar (track 6)
  • Jeb Million – lead vocals (track 3)
  • King Edward School Choir Boys – backing vocals (track 3)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral Choir – choir (track 10)
  • Hitoshi Watanabe – acoustic bass, (track 6); bouzoki, ukulele (tracks 6-7)
  • Graham Edwards – bass (tracks 1-2)
  • Steve Barnacle – bass (track 8)
  • Masafushi Yokoyama (credited as Masashi Yokoyama) – electric bass, electric guitar (track 9)
  • Geoff Dugmore – drums (tracks 1-3, 8)
  • Jun Aoyama – drums (track 9)
  • Ma-To (credited as Mato) – percussion (track 9)
  • Tetsuaki Hoashi – percussion (track 9)
  • Masami Shinoda – saxophone (track 9)
  • Yoichi Murata – trombone (track 9)
  • Chester Kamen – guitar (tracks 1-3, 8)
  • Keith Beauvais – guitar (tracks 1-2)
  • Bun Itakura – mandolin (track 9)
  • Joe Kato Group (credited as Joe Group Strings) – strings (track 9)
  • Saito Neko Strings Quartet – strings (track 9)
  • Linda Hennrick – lyrics (tracks 1-3, 5-6, 8, 10)
  • Tazakumi Kunitomo – programming (tracks 1-2, 4, 6-7)
  • Tatsuhiko Mori – programming (tracks 1-2, 4, 6-7)
  • Yukio Doki – programming (track 1)
  • Don Camer – programming (track 5)
  • Jun Thoyama – programming (track 7)
  • David Motion — keyboards (tracks 2-3, 8), programming (tracks 2-3, 8)
  • Glenn Tommey – mastering, mixing, production, recording; backing vocals (tracks 1, 6, 8)
  • Engineers: Ken Ohshiro, Kentaro Kitagawa, Shinichi Akagawa, Yuji Chinone
  • Producers: Akio Ohmori, Ritsuo Kamimura, Takashi Kawaguchi, Toshio Ishii
  • Coordinators: Paul Hirsh, Hisashi Mizukami, Motohiro Ishii, Junk Yamazaki


Soundtracks of Mother
Mother  •  Mother 2  •  Mother 1+2  •  Mother 3+  •  Mother 3i


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