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"Blue Fields" is a theme from Final Fantasy VIII. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu.

"Blue Fields" is often considered to be the main theme of Final Fantasy VIII due to appearing as its overworld theme. However, this definition has been rejected by Nobuo Uematsu, who doesn't consider Final Fantasy VIII to have a main theme like the rest of the Final Fantasy games. "Blue Fields" is exclusive as it only appears as the overworld theme, and its motif is not present anywhere else in the game.[1]

"Blue Fields" is a slow, melancholic song, contrasting with many older overworld themes. It features a xylophone playing the central melody of the piece, being the first time a synthesizer did not fulfill the role.

Game appearances Edit

Final Fantasy VIII Edit

"Blue Fields" is the overworld theme and is the third track of the first disc of the Final Fantasy VIII: Original Soundtrack album.

Final Fantasy XVEdit

"Blue Fields" plays in the music player after the player buys the Memories of FFVIII soundtrack from Hammerhead for 100 gil. The Dissidia Final Fantasy version is also available on the Memories of DISSIDIA FF album.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)Edit

An arrangement of "Blue Fields" by Takeharu Ishimoto titled "Blue Fields -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY VIII" is featured, as the background theme of the stage boards of the Destiny Odyssey VIII storyline.

"Blue Fields -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY VIII" is the fifth track of the Dissidia Final Fantasy Original Soundtrack second disc.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Edit

"Blue Fields -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY VIII" returns in Dissidia 012 as Squall's world map theme.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NTEdit

The original version of "Blue Fields" from Final Fantasy VIII appears as a battle music obtainable from a Theatrhythm Final Fantasy event (September 2017).

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Edit

"Blue Fields" was selected as the representative Field Music Sequence of the Final Fantasy VIII Series play. The theme appears on Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Compilation Album.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call Edit

"Blue Fields" recurs as a Field Music Sequence track for Final Fantasy VIII. It also appears on the Best of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call album.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star CarnivalEdit

"Blue Fields" appears again as a playable Field Music Sequence. It is available to the player by default.

Beginner Basic Expert Ultimate Transcendent
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Arrangement album appearances Edit


An orchestrated arrangement of "Blue Fields" by Shirō Hamaguchi is included in the album and does not include the xylophone, instead relying on a string section to play the central melody. It is the second track of the album.

Piano Collections: Final Fantasy VIII Edit

A piano arrangement of "Blue Fields" by Shiro Hamaguchi was included on this album.

Final Fantasy Remix Edit

A remix of "Blue Fields" by the DJ duo Ante is featured in the album as the seventh track.

Final Fantasy VIII Chips Edit

The song is part of the 8-bit arrangement album as its second track.

Compilation album appearances Edit

Final Fantasy Vinyls Edit

"Blue Fields" is included on the second disc of this collector's edition set.

References Edit