Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy Returning Home is a live recording of an orchestral concert, performed by the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Arnie Roth held in Tokyo, on November 6th and 7th, 2010. The album is a sequel to Distant Worlds II: More Music from Final Fantasy. The album feature many fan favorite tracks such as "Clash on the Big Bridge", as well as new songs from Square's latest additions to the main series, Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy XIV.

Once again, it features Susan Calloway as soloist, performing the Final Fantasy XIV vocal theme, Answers.

Track list[edit | edit source]

NB! The DVD has the same track list as the CDs.

Disc 1 (51:08)[edit | edit source]

  1. One-Winged Angel (Final Fantasy VII) — 4:28
    (片翼の天使【FINAL FANTASY VII】, Katayoku no Tenshi?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  2. Victory Theme (Final Fantasy Series) — 0:18
    (勝利のテーマ【FINAL FANTASY】, [missing rōmaji]?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Arnie Roth & Eric Roth
  3. Don't be Afraid (Final Fantasy VIII) — 4:03
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  4. FINAL FANTASY I-III Medley 2010 (FINAL FANTASY I-III) — 8:32
    (FINAL FANTASY I~III メドレー 2010【FINAL FANTASY I-III】, [missing rōmaji]?)
    Prelude (FF), Main Theme (FF), Matoya's Cave (FF), Elia, the Maiden of Water (FFIII), Opening Theme (FF), Rebel Army Theme (FFII)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi & Arnie Roth
  5. Love Grows (Final Fantasy VIII) — 5:31
    • Piano performed by Benyamin Nuss
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  6. Ronfaure (Final Fantasy XI) — 4:42
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  7. JENOVA (Final Fantasy VII) — 4:24
    (J-E-N-O-V-A【FINAL FANTASY VII】)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Arnie Roth & Eric Roth
  8. Dear Friends (Final Fantasy V) — 5:04
    (親愛なる友へ【FINAL FANTASY V】, Shin'ai Naru Tomo e?)
    • Guitar performed by Meng-Feng Su
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  9. Vamo' alla Flamenco (Final Fantasy IX) — 4:23
    • Guitar performed by Meng-Feng Su
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  10. Aerith's Theme (Final Fantasy VII) — 5:18
    (エアリスのテーマ【FINAL FANTASY VII】, Earisu no Tēma?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  11. Chocobo Medley 2010 (FINAL FANTASY Series) — 4:25
    (チョコボメドレー 2010【FINAL FANTASY Series】, [missing rōmaji]?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Arnie Roth, Eric Roth & Tsutomu Narita

Disc 2 (73:52)[edit | edit source]

  1. Opening - Bombing Mission (Final Fantasy VII) — 3:55
    (オープニング~爆破ミッション【FINAL FANTASY VII】, Ōpuningu ~ Bakuha Misshon?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  2. Zanarkand (Final Fantasy X) — 4:28
    (ザナルカンドにて【FINAL FANTASY X】, Zanarukando Nite?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  3. Those Who Fight (Final Fantasy VII) — 3:40
    (闘う者達【FINAL FANTASY VII】, Tatakau Monotachi?, lit. Those Who Fight)
    • Piano performed by Benyamin Nuss
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  4. Dancing Mad (Final Fantasy VI) — 10:46
    (妖星乱舞【FINAL FANTASY VI】, Yōsei Ranbu?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Arnie Roth & Adam Klemens
  5. Blinded By Light (Final Fantasy XIII) — 3:57
    (閃光, Senkō?, lit. Flash)
    • Music: Masashi Hamauzu / Arrangement: Masashi Hamauzu
  6. Fang's Theme (Final Fantasy XIII) — 3:36
    (ファングのテーマ, Fangu no Tēma?)
    • Music: Masashi Hamauzu / Arrangement: Yoshihisa Hirano
  7. March of the Dreadnoughts (Final Fantasy XIII) — 3:24
    (ドレッドノート大爆進!, Doreddonōto Daibakushin!?, lit. Breaking Into the Dreadnought!)
    • Piano performed by Benyamin Nuss
    • Music: Masashi Hamauzu / Arrangement: Masashi Hamauzu
  8. Fabula Nova Crystallis (Final Fantasy XIII) — 2:24
    (ファブラ・ノヴァ・クリスタリス, Fabura Nova Kurisutarisu?)
    • Vocals by Frances Maya
    • Music: Masashi Hamauzu / Arrangement: Masashi Hamauzu
  9. Saber's Edge (Final Fantasy XIII) — 4:26
    (ブレイズエッジ, Bureizuejji?, lit. Blaze Edge)
    • Piano performed by Benyamin Nuss
    • Music: Masashi Hamauzu / Arrangement: Masashi Hamauzu
  10. Navigator's Glory - The Theme of Limsa Lominsa (Final Fantasy XIV) — 5:01
    (潮風の集う街 ~リムサ・ロミンサのテーマ~, Shiokaze wo Tsudō Machi ~Rimusa Rominsa no Tēma~?, lit. City that Gathers the Sea Breeze ~The Theme of Limsa Lominsa~)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Tsutomu Narita
  11. Twilight over Thanalan (Final Fantasy XIV) — 4:31
    (ザナラーンの黄昏, Zanarān no Tasogare?, lit. Twilight of Thanalan)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Tsutomu Narita
  12. Answers (Final Fantasy XIV) — 7:17
    • Vocals by Susan Calloway
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Tsutomu Narita
    • Lyrics: Yaeko Sato / Translation: Michael-Christopher Koji Fox
  13. Primal Judgement (Final Fantasy XIV) — 5:01
    (原始の審判, Genshi no Shinpan?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Arnie Roth, Tsutomu Narita
  14. The Man with the Machine Gun (Final Fantasy VIII) —
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  15. Terra's Theme (Final Fantasy VI) —
    (ティナのテーマ【FINAL FANTASY VI】, Tina no Tēma?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Shiro Hamaguchi
  16. Clash on the Big Bridge (Final Fantasy V) —
    (ビッグブリッヂの死闘【FINAL FANTASY V】, Biggu Burijji no Shitō?)
    • Music: Nobuo Uematsu / Arrangement: Arnie Roth


2 CD Release[edit | edit source]

In 2012, Square Enix released a 2 CD set sold exclusively at the Tokyo Game Show. It contained the original versions, not the orchestral arrangements, of the tracks used in the DVD.

Track List (Disc 1)
# Track Name
1. One-Winged Angel [FINAL FANTASY VII]
2. Victory Theme [FINAL FANTASY]
3. Don't be Afraid [FINAL FANTASY VIII]
4. Prelude [FINAL FANTASY]
5. Main Theme [FINAL FANTASY]
6. Matoya's Cave [FINAL FANTASY]
7. Elia, the Maiden of Water [FINAL FANTASY III]
8. Opening Theme [FINAL FANTASY]
9. Rebel Army Theme [FINAL FANTASY II]
10. Love Grows [FINAL FANTASY VIII]
11. Ronfaure [FINAL FANTASY XI]
12. J-E-N-O-V-A [FINAL FANTASY VII]
13. Dear Friends [FINAL FANTASY V]
14. Vamo' alla flamenco [FINAL FANTASY IX]
15. Aerith's Theme [FINAL FANTASY VII]
16. Chocobo's Theme [FINAL FANTASY III]
Track List (Disc 2)
# Track Name
1. Opening ~ Bombing Mission [FINAL FANTASY VII]
2. Zanarkand [FINAL FANTASY X]
3. Those Who Fight [FINAL FANTASY VII]
4. Dancing Mad [FINAL FANTASY VI]
5. Blinded by Light [FINAL FANTASY XIII]
6. Fang's Theme [FINAL FANTASY XIII]
7. March of the Dreadnoughts [FINAL FANTASY XIII]
8. Fabula Nova Crystallis [FINAL FANTASY XIII]
9. Saber's Edge [FINAL FANTASY XIII]
10. Navigator's Glory ~The Theme of Limsa Lominsa~ [FINAL FANTASY XIV]
11. Twilight over Thanalan [FINAL FANTASY XIV]
12. Answers [FINAL FANTASY XIV]
13. Primal Judgement [FINAL FANTASY XIV]
14. The Man with the Machine Gun [FINAL FANTASY VIII]
15. Terra's Theme [FINAL FANTASY VI]
16. Clash on the Big Bridge [FINAL FANTASY V]


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