The theme song of Cosmo Canyon, the home of Red XIII in FFVII. The soothing strains and slow tempo reflect the folk music of such a barren wasteland.Theatrhythm Final Fantasy description
- 1 Game appearances
- 2 Arrangement album appearances
- 3 Compilation album appearances
- 4 Live performances
- 5 Appearances outside Final Fantasy media
"Red XIII's Theme" is a shorter variation of "Cosmo Canyon", and plays in several cutscenes involving him, including his introduction at Shinra Building. "Great Warrior" is another arrangement of "Cosmo Canyon", and it plays during the cutscene involving Red XIII and his discovery of the true acts of his father, Seto, at the exit of the Cave of the Gi.
"Cosmo Canyon" and "Great Warrior" are the first and third track of the third disc of the Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack. "Red XIII's Theme" is the twenty-first track of the first disc of the soundtrack.
The original version of the track is available as a battle music available from a Theatrhythm Final Fantasy event (October 2017).
"Cosmo Canyon" reappears as a Field Music Sequence track, available in the base game.
"Cosmo Canyon" appears again as a playable Field Music Sequence. It is available to the player by default.
Arrangement album appearances
A piano arrangement of "Valley of the Fallen Star" by Shirō Hamaguchi and performed by Seiji Honda was included as the sixth track of the album.
The song is part of the 8-bit arrangement album as its fifth track.
"Cosmo Canyon" is one of the four selected tracks from Final Fantasy VII that were included on this album, and is the sixth track of the album.
"Cosmo Canyon" is the third song in this piano arrangement album.
Compilation album appearances
"Valley of the Fallen Star" was included as the second track of this Final Fantasy VII music best-of album.
"Cosmo Canyon" is included on the third disc of this collectors' edition.
An orchestral arrangement of the theme performed by Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus is included on the album.
Appearances outside Final Fantasy media
An original arrangement of "Cosmo Canyon" is unlocked alongside Sephiroth as paid DLC. This arrangement was supervised by Yoko Shimomura, a composer famous for her work in many video games, including the Kingdom Hearts series and Final Fantasy XV for Square Enix.
The Great Rebirth
"Cosmo Canyon" is sampled in the song "Final Fantasy" by the Korean hip-hop group Drunken Tiger, included on the 2000 album.