Air Fortress Exterior - Air Fortress (NES)

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Air Fortress Exterior
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Composer Hideki Kanazashi
Arranger Hideki Kanazashi
Programmer Hiroaki Suga
Released 1987-08-17
Length 1:01
BPM 151
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Game Air Fortress (NES)
Title Origin File Name
Loops Yes

Air Fortress Exterior plays when the player is in the first segment of each level in Air Fortress (NES).

The song was written by Hideki Kanazashi in Music Maker. Hideki should be contacted for an official title. The song title comes from the NSFE file.

The song was arranged by Masao Hiruma in the HAL Game Music CD, along with Stage Intermission. The track on the CD is titled Ihen (異変), which translates to Disaster. It credits the specific title for the song as エア・ベース (Air Base).


The song differs slightly between versions; The Japanese version plays the instrumentation louder, in the North American and European versions, the instrumentation was changed to play quieter. In addition, the European version plays the song approximately a ¼ step flat.