Bionic Commando: The 8-bit Soundtrack

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Bionic Commando: The 8-Bit Soundtrack
Bionic Commando - The 8-Bit Soundtrack.jpg
Released 2008-06-23
Publisher Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc.
Country World   World.svg
Catalog N/A
Games Bionic Commando (NES)

Bionic Commando: The 8-bit Soundtrack contains the original music of Bionic Commando (NES). It was released in 2008 to help promote the game's remake, Bionic Commando: Rearmed. The soundtrack features the best of the NES game's music, but it's missing several tracks that would make it complete. The background music during the Albatross battle is absent and all of the fanfares are missing, including: Game Start, Victory, Game Over, and You Win. Also, the first part of the Prologue and the first part of the Epilogue are missing in the combined track.

Most of the game's soundtrack was composed and arranged by Junko Tamiya, but a couple tracks were rearranged from the original arcade game which was composed by Harumi Fujita. The last track on the album is a trailer for the Bionic Commando: Rearmed soundtrack. It begins with Tamiya's NES arrangement of Fujita's original Bionic Commando Theme and then morphs into the techno-sounding Bionic Commando Rearmed Theme by Simon Wiklund.


# Title Composer Arranger Length
01 Bionic Commando Theme (Areas 1, 3, 4, 7) Harumi Fujita Junko Tamiya 2:18
02 Heat Wave (Areas 5, 6, 10) Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 2:11
03 Power Plant (Area 8) Harumi Fujita Junko Tamiya 2:21
04 Leap of Faith (Areas 2, 9, 11) Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 1:33
05 Rise of the Albatross (Area 12) Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 1:25
06 Prologue and Epilogue Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 1:35
07 OK, We'll Move (Map) Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 0:35
08 Meet the Enemy and Descend (Combat) Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 0:48
09 Amongst Allies (Neutral Zones) Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 1:01
10 Intruder Alert (Boss Dialogue and Combat) Junko Tamiya Junko Tamiya 0:42
11 Bionic Commando Rearmed Trailer (Arranged) Junko Tamiya, Simon Wiklund Junko Tamiya, Simon Wiklund 1:31