Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Original Soundtrack is the complete soundtrack for Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children by Nobuo Uematsu and members of The Black Mages a Japanese hard rock band that he formed. It contains both original scores created specifically for the movie, and remixes of songs from Final Fantasy VII. Also included is the song "Calling" by an 80's Japanese rock band singer, Kyosuke Himuro, which plays during the ending credits. Piano tracks are taken directly from Piano Collections: Final Fantasy VII.

Track list[edit | edit source]

Disc One (39:13)[edit | edit source]

  1. "Opening"
    Plays in the opening scene where Red XIII and his pups look on the ruins of Midgar
  2. "The Promised Land" (約束の地~The Promised Land~, Yakusoku no Chi ~The Promised Land~?)
    Plays when Marlene Wallace retells the events of Final Fantasy VII. Also plays when Aerith calls down rain from the Lifestream
  3. "Beyond The Wasteland"
    Plays when Cloud drives around the Wasteland outside Edge and gets attacked by the Remnants of Sephiroth
  4. "Sign"
    Plays when Rufus Shinra tries to convince Cloud to help him deal with the Remnants in the Healen Lodge
  5. "Tifa's Theme [Piano Version]" (ティファのテーマ [Piano Version], Tifa no Tēma [Piano Version]?)
    Plays when Tifa talks with Marlene about Cloud's Geostigma inside the Sector 5 slums church
  6. "For the Reunion"
    Plays when Kadaj breaks into the Healen Lodge and kidnaps Rufus Shinra
  7. "Those Who Fight [Piano Version]" (闘う者達 [Piano Version], Tatakau Monotachi [Piano Version]?)
    Plays when Tifa fights Loz inside the Sector 5 slums church
  8. "Water"
    Plays when Cloud passes out next to Tifa in the Sector 5 slums church. Also plays as Cloud's cellphone is falling through the water in the Forgotten City
  9. "Materia"
    Plays when Kadaj absorbs a materia in the Forgotten City
  10. "Black Water"
    Plays when Kadaj and the kidnapped children drink black water from the Forgotten City
  11. "Aerith's Theme [Piano Version]" (エアリスのテーマ [Piano Version], Earisu no Tēma [Piano Version]?)
    Plays when Cloud gets a vision of Aerith while driving to the Forgotten City
  12. "Battle in the Forgotten City"
    Plays when Cloud and Vincent fight the Remnants in the Forgotten City
  13. "Violator"
    Plays when the Remnants summon Shadow Creepers to disperse the crowd in Edge as they try to move the monument
  14. "The Great Northern Cave [FFVII AC Version]" (北の大空洞 [FFVII AC Version], Kita no Dai Kūdō [FFVII AC Version]?)
    Plays when Kadaj and Rufus Shinra talk about Jenova

Disc Two (43:37)[edit | edit source]

  1. "Divinity I" (天来 ~Divinity I~, Tenrai ~Divinity I~?)
    Plays when Kadaj summons Bahamut SIN
  2. "Those Who Fight [FFVII AC Version]" (闘う者達 [FFVII AC Version], Tatakau Monotachi [FFVII AC Version]?)
    Plays when Rude and Reno fight Loz and Yazoo
  3. "Those Who Fight Further [FFVII AC Version]" (更に闘う者達 [FFVII AC Version], Sarani Tatakau Monotachi [FFVII AC Version]?)
    Plays when Barret, Cait Sith, Red XIII, Yuffie, Cid and Vincent fight Bahamut SIN and Cloud arrives at Edge
  4. "Divinity II" (天来 ~Divinity II~, Tenrai ~Divinity II~?)
    Plays when Cloud fights Bahamut SIN
  5. "Encounter"
    Plays when Rufus Shinra throws Jenova's head down the building
  6. "The Chase of Highway"
    Plays when Cloud chases the Remnants down the highway to get Jenova's head
  7. "Savior"
    Plays when Cloud chases Kadaj into the Sector 5 slums church
  8. "J-E-N-O-V-A [FFVII AC Version]"
    Plays when Cloud defeats Kadaj on top of the ruined Shinra Building
  9. "Advent: One-Winged Angel" (再臨:片翼の天使 ~Advent: One-Winged Angel~, Sairin: Katayoku no Tenshi ~Advent: One-Winged Angel~?, lit. Second Advent: One-Winged Angel ~Advent: One-Winged Angel~)
    Plays when Cloud fights Sephiroth
  10. "Cloud Smiles"
    The children are healed from their Geostigma from the water inside the Sector 5 slums church. The original background music for the town of Amur from Final Fantasy III was used in creating the track.
  11. "End Credits"
    Plays in the ending credits
  12. "CALLING"
    Plays in the ending credits as Cloud is shown driving in the countryside

Limited edition[edit | edit source]

Limited Edition slipcase.

The limited-edition first prints came packaged in a slipcase with a metallic-brushed look and the familiar Advent Children images of Cloud Strife and Sephiroth on the front and back, respectively, and had a 10-page booklet containing credits and lyrics.

Music samples[edit | edit source]

"The Promised Land"
"Battle in the Forgotten City"

Lyrics[edit | edit source]

Four of the tracks, "The Promised Land", "Divinity I", "Divinity II", and "Advent: One-Winged Angel" have Latin lyrics. The lyrics for "The Promised Land" and "Advent: One-Winged Angel" are found on their respective articles.

Divinity I and II[edit | edit source]

Latin[edit | edit source]

Caelo missus rex
Poena terrae motus
Error humanus
Cujus fructus foris
Cujus verbum clavis
Calamitas excitata ab imo
Cum haustus ext fremitu
Cum levatus ext carmine
Fatum invitans ruina sive paradisus
Pauci resistentes
Sola Dea fatum novit

English[edit | edit source]

He lived,
He slept.
The king sent by the sky.
His punishment is like an earthquake.
A mistake humans made,
Whose pleasure is the door,
And whose voice is the key.
Disaster is sparked by him.
As he is surrounded by roaring,
As he is summoned by chants,
So he himself can call upon ruinous fate and paradise alike.
And screams.
Few are able to resist.
A sole goddess could see destiny.

Sheet music[edit | edit source]

Book cover.

Published by Yamaha Music Media, the Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Piano Solo Sheet Music book contains solo piano sheet music for eleven pieces from the Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Original Soundtrack. The difficulty level is intermediate to advanced.

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