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Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Original Soundtrack is the complete soundtrack to Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-. The music is primarily composed by Takeharu Ishimoto, with a few tracks provided by Kazuhiko Toyama. It includes remixes of various themes from the original Final Fantasy VII score and from the Last Order score. The theme song is "Why", performed by Ayaka Iida.

Track list[]

English titles are taken from the iTunes release.

Disc One (1:14:18)[]

  1. Memory Fragments - DMW — 1:20
    (記憶の欠片 —D.M.W—, Kioku no Kakera -D.M.W-?, lit. Fragments of Memories -D.M.W-)
    Plays during the opening FMV sequence.
  2. CRISIS CORE Theme - Succession — 0:41
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『継承』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Keishō"?)
    Plays on the title screen.
  3. Begin Mission — 3:25
    (ミッションスタート, Misshonsutāto?, lit. Mission Start)
    Plays upon beginning the game.
  4. First Mission (from FFVII "Opening - Bombing Mission") — 2:50
    (ファーストミッション(FFVII『オープニング~爆破ミッション』より), Fāsutomisshon (FFVII "Ōpuningu~Bakuha Misshon" Yori)?)
    Plays after "Begin Mission".
  5. Mako City — 1:53
    (魔晄都市, Makō Toshi?)
    Plays inside the Shinra Building early in the game.
  6. Vigilant Night — 1:30
    (憂国の月夜, Yūkoku no Tsukiyo?, lit. Moonlit Night of Patriotism)
    Plays while roaming through Wutai.
  7. Encounter — 3:22
    (エンカウント, Enkaunto?)
    Plays during many random encounters. It is considered the main battle theme.
  8. CRISIS CORE Theme - Dreams and Honor — 3:17
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『夢と誇り』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Yume to Hokori"?, lit. Theme of CRISIS CORE "Dreams and Pride")
    First plays during the scene where Angeal tells Zack about dumbapples. It is later heard when Zack remembers Angeal in the Nibelheim Inn.
  9. Last Order-Crisis Mix (from LAST ORDER FFVII) — 3:23
    (Last Order-Crisis Mix (『LAST ORDER FFVII』より), Last Order-Crisis Mix ("LAST ORDER FFVII" Yori)?)
    Plays during the battle with the Wutai anti-SOLDIER monsters and during the battle with G Regicide.
  10. The Terrible Truth — 2:06
    (真実の重み, Shinjitsu no Omomi?, lit. Burden of Truth)
    Plays after entering the game into a PSP console. It also plays during scenes like the exchange between Zack and Lazard in Gongaga Village.
  11. Roaming in the Afternoon Sun — 3:20
    (陽射す午後の彷徨, Hizashisu Gogo no Hōkō?)
    First plays in Banora Village. It also plays during several missions there.
  12. Conflict — 2:18
    (コンフリクト, Konfurikuto?)
    Plays while battling in Junon.
  13. The Iron Beast — 2:57
    (操られし鉄の獣, Ayatsurareshi Tetsu no Kemono?, lit. Operated Iron Beast)
    Plays during the battle with a machine in Banora and during the first Sephiroth battle.
  14. CRISIS CORE Theme - Under the Apple Tree — 4:00
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『リンゴの木の下で』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Ringo no Konoshita de"?)
    Plays during the scenes where Zack stands beneath the largest Banora White tree in Banora, and later when he fulfills Genesis's childhood dream under the same tree.
  15. The Summoned (from FFVII "Fight On!") — 3:08
    (召喚されし者 (FFVII『更に闘う者達』より), Shōkansareshi Mono (FFVII "Sarani Tatakau Monotachi" Yori?, lit. The Summoned (from FFVII "Those Who Fight Further"))
    Plays during battles against summons.
  16. Burden to Bear — 1:32
    (背負うもの, Seō Mono?, lit. The Burdened)
    Plays after returning from Banora, and while inside Sector 5 slums church.
  17. Timely Ambush (from FFVII "Let the Battles Begin!") — 3:04
    (間際の急襲 (FFVII『闘う者達』より), Magiwa no Kyūshū (FFVII "Tatakau Monotachi" Yori)?, lit. Just Before the Raid (from FFVII "Those Who Fight"))
    Plays during some battles in Midgar.
  18. Dark Suits (from FFVII "Turks' Theme") — 2:23
    (暗躍のダークスーツ (FFVII『タークスのテーマ』より), An'yaku no Dākusūtsu (FFVII "Tākusu no Tēma" Yori)?, lit. The Secret Maneuvering Dark Suits (from FFVII "Turk's Theme"))
    Plays during scenes featuring the Turks.
  19. Pipes and Steel (from LAST ORDER FFVII) — 1:22
    (鉄と管の楼閣 (『LAST ORDER FFVII』より), Tetsu to Kan no Rōkaku ("LAST ORDER FFVII" Yori)?, lit. Skyscraper of Pipes and Iron (from "LAST ORDER FFVII"))
    Plays in the Shinra Building during later parts of the game.
  20. Combat — 2:56
    (コンバット, Konbatto?)
    Plays during some battles.
  21. CRISIS CORE Theme - The Scars That Remain — 1:26
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『友情の傷痕』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Yūjō no Kizuato"?, lit. Theme of CRISIS CORE "Scars of Friendship")
    Plays during the scenes where Sephiroth tells Zack about Project G.
  22. A Flower Blooming in the Slums (from FFVII "Aerith's Theme") — 2:14
    (スラムに咲く花 (FFVII『エアリスのテーマ』より), Suramu ni Saku Hana (FFVII "Earisu no Tēma" Yori)?)
    Plays during scenes involving Aerith.
  23. Eyes the Color of the Sky — 1:44
    (空色の瞳, Sorairo no Hitomi?)
    Plays in the scene of Zack and Aerith's date in the Sector 6 Park.
  24. CRISIS CORE Theme - Protect Your Honor — 2:12
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『誇りと共に』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Hokori to Tomoni"?, lit. Theme of CRISIS CORE "With Pride")
    Plays during the scene when Genesis reveals his one wing and between Zack and Angeal on the Sector 0 Highway.
  25. Anguish — 0:59
    (苦悩の旋律, Kunō no Senritsu?, lit. Melody of Anguish)
    Plays during the scene in the Banora factory and between Zack, Angeal, Genesis, and Hojo about LOVELESS.
  26. March Through Harsh Terrain (from LAST ORDER FFVII) — 2:05
    (辺境の行軍 (『LAST ORDER FFVII』より), Henkyō no Kōgun ("LAST ORDER FFVII" Yori)?, lit. Borderland March (from "LAST ORDER FFVII"))
    Plays after the helicopter crashes outside Modeoheim.
  27. A Moment of Camaraderie — 1:07
    (交歓のひととき, Kōkan no Hitotoki?)
    Plays during the scene where Zack and Cloud meet and during the beach scene with Cissnei.
  28. Black Wing Unfurled — 3:02
    (羽ばたく黒い翼, Habataku Kuroi Tsubasa?, lit. Flapping Black Wing)
    Plays during the first battle against Genesis on abandoned mako reactor, and with the battle against G Dominator.
  29. CRISIS CORE Theme - True Motives — 2:05
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『計画の真実』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Keikaku no Shinjitsu"?, lit. Theme of CRISIS CORE "Truth of the Project")
    First plays during the FMV scene of the three-way duel between Angeal, Genesis, and Sephiroth. It later plays when Angeal's origins are revealed in Modeoheim.
  30. No Honor Remains — 2:46
    (誇りを失った姿, Hokori o Ushinatta Sugata?, lit. The Face of Lost Pride)
    Plays during the battle against Angeal Penance.
  31. Why (CCFFVII Mix) — 2:15
    (Why 〈CCFFVII Mix〉, Why <CCFFVII Mix>?)
    Plays during the scenes after fighting Angeal Penance, when Aerith comforts Zack and he reveals his new look.

Disc Two (1:06:40)[]

  1. Where Light Does Not Reach — 3:15
    (陽の光を閉ざされた街, Hi no Hikari o Tozasareta-machi?, lit. Town That Shuts Away the Sunlight)
    Plays while walking around the Midgar Slums.
  2. New Developments — 1:21
    (動き出す事態, Ugokidasu Jitai?, lit. Situation Begins to Change)
    Plays during the scene between Zack and Sephiroth in Junon.
  3. Mako Monopoly (from FFVII "Shinra Company") — 4:16
    (魔晄を支配する組織 (FFVII『神羅カンパニー』より), Makō o Shihai Suru Soshiki (FFVII "Shinra Kanpanī" Yori)?, lit. The Organization That Controls Mako (from FFVII "Shinra Company"))
    Plays inside the Shinra Building after Zack changes his hairstyle.
  4. CRISIS CORE Theme - New Assignment — 1:23
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『新たな任地へ』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Aratana Ninchi e"?, lit. Theme of CRISIS CORE "To a New Post")
    Plays during the scenes of Zack preparing to go to Nibelheim on the SOLDIER Floor.
  5. The Shrouded Village (from FFVII "Heart of Anxiety") — 2:42
    (閉ざされた村 (FFVII『不安な心』より), Tozasareta-mura (FFVII "Fuan na Kokoro" Yori)?)
    Plays while in Nibelheim.
  6. Parting of Ways — 1:44
    (決別の旋律, Ketsubetsu no Senritsu?, lit. Parting Melody)
    Plays during the scene of the death of Angeal's mother and during the scene when Genesis reveals truth about Jenova in the Nibel Reactor.
  7. The Ominous Mansion — 1:37
    (陰鬱な屋敷, In'utsuna Yashiki?, lit. The Gloomy Mansion)
    Plays inside Shinra Manor.
  8. A Brief Rest — 0:12
    (しばしの休息, Shibashi no Kyūsoku?)
    Plays after the scene in the Nibelheim Inn where Zack decides to 'crash for the night'.
  9. Prelude to Destruction — 1:12
    (崩壊への序曲, Hōkai e no Jokyoku?)
    Plays before Zack and Sephiroth's battle.
  10. Vengeance on the World (from FFVII "One-Winged Angel") — 3:23
    (世に仇なす者 (FFVII『片翼の天使』より), Yoni Adanasu-sha (FFVII "Katayoku no Tenshi" Yori)?, lit. The One Who Brings Harm to the World (from FFVII "One-Winged Angel"))
    First plays during the FMV scene of the three-way duel between Angeal, Genesis, and Sephiroth when the latter goes on the offensive against Genesis. It also plays during the fight against Sephiroth in the Nibel Reactor.
  11. Night of Seclusion — 3:44
    (隠遁の夜, Inton no Yoru?)
    Plays when Zack goes on the run with Cloud.
  12. Duty and Friendship — 1:22
    (任務と友情, Ninmu to Yūjō?)
    Plays during the exchange between Zack and Gillian Hewley and while talking to Cissnei in Nibel plains.
  13. CRISIS CORE Theme - Blazing Through the Battlefield — 1:04
    (Theme of CRISIS CORE『疾走の戦域』, Theme of CRISIS CORE "Shissō no Sen'iki"?)
    First plays during the FMV scene of the three-way duel between Angeal, Genesis, and Sephiroth when Genesis decides to face Sephiroth one-on-one and during the battle with G Eraser on the Loveless Avenue and during the minigame of saving Cloud from the Shinra soldiers at Nibelheim.
  14. Escape into the Wasteland — 2:53
    (逃走の荒野, Tōsō no Kōya?)
    Plays in area around Gongaga.
  15. Resolution — 1:41
    (覚悟の旋律, Kakugo no Senritsu?, lit. Melody of Resolution)
    Plays during the scene before Zack fights Genesis in the abandoned mako reactor and during the scene when Zack sees Hollander and Genesis in Gongaga.
  16. Wandering under the Moonlight (from LAST ORDER FFVII) — 1:54
    (月明の彷徨 (『LAST ORDER FFVII』より), Getsumei no Hōkō ("LAST ORDER FFVII" Yori)?)
    Plays in Nibel plains during the sniper minigame and upon returning to Banora late in the game, and when Reno and Rude search for Zack and Cloud.
  17. The Water's Surface — 2:56
    (古の詩に詠まれし水辺, Inishie no Shi ni Yomareshi Mizube?, lit. Waterside Composed in Old Poems)
    Plays in the final dungeon, the Banora Underground.
  18. Howling Abominations — 3:21
    (集いし異形の咆哮, Tsudoishi Igyō no Hōkō?, lit. Howl of the Gathered Monsters)
    The battle theme of the final dungeon.
  19. The Planet Has Become My Guardian — 4:09
    (星の加護を受けし者, Hoshi no Kago o Ukeshi Mono?, lit. The One Who Receives the Divine Protection of the Planet)
    Plays during the first final boss battle against Genesis Avatar.
  20. The SOLDIER Way — 2:58
    (ソルジャーの闘い, Sorujā no Tatakai?, lit. SOLDIER Battle)
    Plays during the final battle between Genesis and Zack in the Banora Underground.
  21. The Price of Freedom — 3:38
    (自由の代償, Jiyū no Daishō?)
    First plays at the beginning of the FMV scene of the three-way duel between Angeal, Genesis, and Sephiroth. It plays in many scenes, and notably during Zack's final stand against the Shinra Army.
    It also serves as a base for tracks like "Duty and Friendship" and "A Moment of Camaraderie".
  22. Why — 4:25
    (Why/絢香, Why/Ayaka?)
    Plays during the ending FMV.
  23. Living Legacy — 8:42
    (受け継がれる想い, Uketsugareru Omoi?, lit. Inherited Feelings)
    Plays during the end credits after "Why".
  24. To Be Continued (from FFVII "Opening - Bombing Mission") — 1:28
    (to be continued (FFVII『オープニング~爆破ミッション』より), to be continued (FFVII "Ōpuningu~Bakuha Misshon" Yori)?)
    Plays during the CG recreation of the Final Fantasy VII opening after the credits.

Omitted from the english digital releases.

Music samples[]

"CRISIS CORE Theme - Under the Apple Tree"
"CRISIS CORE Theme - True Motives"
"The Price of Freedom"

Behind the scenes[]

There are two tracks played in the game that are not released on the soundtrack. The first is during the FMV of Zack's dream, and the other is during the FMV of Genesis and Minerva. Both are variants of the "Succession" theme.

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