The Cosmo Canyon.
"Cosmo Canyon" from Final Fantasy VII

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

"Cosmo Canyon" (星降る峡谷, Hoshi Furu Kyōkoku?, lit. Canyon of the Fallen Star), also known as "Valley of the Fallen Star", is a background theme from Final Fantasy VII. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu.

Game appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

"Cosmo Canyon" is the eponymous theme of the Cosmo Canyon, and also appears throughout the game as used as a recurring motif for the character Red XIII.

"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.

Final Fantasy XV[edit | edit source]

The original version from Final Fantasy VII is included in the music player. It is the second track of the Memories of FFVII album that is available by default.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[edit | edit source]

The original version of the track is available as a battle music available from a Theatrhythm Final Fantasy event (October 2017).

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Cosmo Canyon" is a bonus Field Music Sequence available as downloadable content.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[edit | edit source]

"Cosmo Canyon" reappears as a Field Music Sequence track, available in the base game.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star Carnival[edit | edit source]

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

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Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]

Piano Collections: Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

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.

Final Fantasy VII Chips[edit | edit source]

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

The Best of Final Fantasy 1994 - 1999: A Musical Tribute[edit | edit source]

This best of album features a selection of tracks from Final Fantasy VI to Final Fantasy VIII, arranged and remixed by Sherman F. Heinig and performed by the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra.

"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.

Piano Opera Final Fantasy VII/VIII/IX[edit | edit source]

"Cosmo Canyon" is the third song in this piano arrangement album.

Compilation album appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VII: Reunion Tracks[edit | edit source]

"Valley of the Fallen Star" was included as the second track of this Final Fantasy VII music best-of album.

Final Fantasy VII Vinyl Limited Edition[edit | edit source]

"Cosmo Canyon" is included on the third disc of this collectors' edition.

Live performances[edit | edit source]

Distant Worlds IV: more music from FINAL FANTASY[edit | edit source]

An orchestral arrangement of the theme performed by Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus is included on the album.

Appearances outside Final Fantasy media[edit | edit source]

The Great Rebirth[edit | edit source]

"Cosmo Canyon" is sampled in the song "Final Fantasy" by the Korean hip-hop group Drunken Tiger, included on the 2000 album.

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