Can't Remove the Pain

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Can't Remove the Pain
Composer Todd Porter
Arranger Unknown
Released 1990/??/??
Length 1:48
Format M.png
Game Ultima VI: The False Prophet (DOS)
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

Can't Remove the Pain, often titled Bootup was composed by Todd Porter for Ultima VI: The False Prophet. The song is played during the opening sequence of the game.

The official title comes from the Origin Soundtrack album, however, many people refer to this song as Bootup because it's file name is Bootup.m.

The song can be played on six different sound cards, though the Innovative SSI-2001 and Covox Sound Master soundtracks have yet to be recorded.

MT-32
AdLib
Creative Music System
Tandy 3 Voice

Ultima 6 - DOS - Bootup.png

Although the song is only 1:48 in length, the actual music file loops the song doubling the time to 3:36. Since the game automatically loops the music, the second play through is redundant. The reason for this loop is unknown, but a second song The Wander, also loops internally.