Power of Anger

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Power of Anger
Composer Miki Higashino
Released 1986-??-??
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

Power of Anger is a song from the Life Force / Salamander games. It was composed by Miki Higashino and first heard in the original arcade release of the game. The title comes from the Salamander ~Again~ album.

Games

  • Note: This song is not included in the ZX Spectrum port. The Amstrad CPC has not been verified for music.

Life Force (ARC)

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Life Force (ARC)
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Arranger Unknown
Released 1986-??-??
Format UNK

The original arcade game features Miki Higashino's composition rendered on the YM2151, VLM5030, and K007232 audio chips. The song plays in the game's first stage. It is not known who arranged Higashino's music for the game.

Life Force Deluxe (ARC)

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Life Force Deluxe (ARC)
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Arranger Unknown
Released 1987-??-??
Format UNK

The deluxe edition of Life Force include all new graphics and three new songs. However, Power of Anger was the same in both games.

Life Force (NES)

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Life Force (NES)
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Arranger Shinya Sakamoto, Satoe Terashima, Hidenori Maezawa, Atsushi Fujio
Programmer Atsushi Fujio
Released 1987-09-25
Length 0:33
Format NSF

The NES port of Power of Anger was arranged by Shinya Sakamoto, Satoe Terashima, and Hidenori Maezawa. Atsushi Fujio most likely wrote the sound code for the port. Like the arcade release, the song plays in the first stage which the game manual calls "Cell Stage 1".

Salamander (MSX)

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Salamander (MSX)
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Arranger Unknown
Released 1987-??-??
Format UNK

Salamander for the MSX features several new songs, but Power of Anger remains the same for the opening stage. The arranger is unknown since the game lacks credits. The title on the official MSX soundtrack album incorrectly labels this song as Planet Ratis.

Salamander (X68)

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Salamander (X68)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1988-??-??
Format UNK

The music for the Sharp X68000 port was rearranged for the YM2151 and the OKI MSM6258V.

Salamander (TG16)

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Salamander (TG16)
Arranger H. Muraoka
Released 1991-12-06
Format HES


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