"Fisherman's Horizon" is a theme from Final Fantasy VIII. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu. The location name in Final Fantasy VIII is spelled Fishermans Horizon without the apostrophe, making the theme's name slightly different.
- 1 Game appearances
- 2 Arrangement album appearances
- 3 Live orchestra performances
- 4 Compilation album appearances
- 5 Trivia
- 6 References
Game appearances[edit | edit source]
"Fisherman's Horizon" is the eponymous theme of the location. It was released as the seventh track of the third disc of the Final Fantasy VIII: Original Soundtrack album. It is a calm and soothing theme that plays in Fishermans Horizon and present-day Winhill.
"Fisherman's Horizon" returns as a Field Music Sequence, available in the base version.
"Fisherman's Horizon" appears again as a playable Field Music Sequence. It is available to the player by default.
Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]
The theme was orchestrated by Shirō Hamaguchi and included in the album, where the opening compasses where sung a capella. It is the fifth track of the album.
A piano arrangement by Shirō Hamaguchi and performed by Shinko Ogataof "Fisherman's Horizon" was included as the third track in this album. It is the third track of the album.
An instrumental version of "Fisherman's Horizon" is included on this album, arranged by Yuji Hasegawa.
- Haruhiko Noda: Alto Recorder / Sopranino Recorder
- Yuji Hasegawa: Acoustic Guitars / Mandolin
- Kazuhira Degawa: Fender Rhodes
- Midas: 6st. Fretted Bass / 6st. Fretless Bass / Fender Jazz Bass
- Hiroyuki Enomoto: Drums / Percussions
The theme was performed as solo classical guitar arrangement by Yuji Sekiguchi. It is the sixteenth track of the album.
The song is part of the 8-bit arrangement album as its seventh track.
Live orchestra performances[edit | edit source]
The orchestral arrangement from FITHOS LUSEC WECOS VINOSEC: Final Fantasy VIII has been performed several times at live concerts.
"Fisherman's Horizon" was performed by the Prima Vista Philharmonic Orchestra in the concert held on February 18th, 2006, and was the third song of its line-up.
"Fisherman's Horizon" was included in the first Distant Worlds tour, and was the fourth song of its line-up, as well as the fourth track of its live recording album.
Compilation album appearances[edit | edit source]
The Piano Collections arrangement of "Fisherman's Horizon" was included in this best-of album of arrangements of Final Fantasy music. It is the fourth track of the album.
The Piano Collections arrangement of "Fisherman's Horizon" was included in this album as its eleventh track.
"Fisherman's Horizon" is included on the fourth disc of this collector's edition set.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Noctis Lucis Caelum's voice actor Ray Chase would listen "Fishermans Horizon" on his way to record for Final Fantasy XV when he knew they were doing sad scenes that day to achieve the correct state of mind.