The heavy metal song that begins FFX and ends Tidus's greatest battle. Its growling vocals and wild guitar would whip up a fighting spirit in anyone!

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy description.

"Otherworld" is a song from Final Fantasy X. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu, arranged by The Black Mages' rhythm guitarist Michio Okamiya, with lyrics by Takuya Sugimoto and performed by Bill Muir. It plays during the opening FMV and a looped version plays during the battle against Braska's Final Aeon.

Lyrics[edit | edit source]

Go now, if you want it
An otherworld awaits you
Don't you give up on it
You bite the hand that feeds you
All alone, cold fields you wander
Memories of it, cloud your sight
Fills your dreams, disturbs your slumber
Lost your way, a fallen knight
Hold now, aim is steady
An otherworld awaits you
One thousand years, you ready?
The otherworld, it takes you
Go, into the sand, and the dust, and the sky
Go now, there's no better plan than to do or to die
Free me, pray to the fayth, in the face of the light
Feed me, fill me with sin, and get ready to fight
You know you will...
You know you will...
You know, you know, you know, you know, that you will...
You know, you know, you know, you know, that you will...
You know you will...
Fight, fight, fight
Fight, fight, FIGHT!
Fight, fight, fight
Fight, fight, FIGHT!
Hope dies, and you wander
The otherworld, it makes you
Dreams, they rip asunder
The otherworld, it hates you
Free now, ride up on it
Up to the heights, it takes you
Go now, if you want it
An otherworld awaits you

Game appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy X[edit | edit source]

"Otherworld" plays during the blitzball game FMV in Dream Zanarkand when Sin destroys the stadium, and during the battle against Braska's Final Aeon. The PlayStation 2 release has a different version for the battle against Braska's Final Aeon; among the changes are softer vocals, more reverb, a new percussion section, and the bassline. The entire "Go now" verse is omitted, and the song loops before the "Hope dies" verse.

The FMV version replaces the battle version in Final Fantasy X HD Remaster, and is the only one available for the PlayStation 4 version, regardless of switching soundtracks.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[edit | edit source]

"Otherworld" plays as background music that can be chosen for a battle, or may be automatically chosen when Tidus or Jecht are fought, or if a battle is fought at Dream's End.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Otherworld" is background battle music that can be be automatically chosen when Tidus, Yuna, or Jecht are fought, or if a battle is fought at Dream's End.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[edit | edit source]

A high quality ported track from the PlayStation 2 version of Final Fantasy X can be bought from the shop for 3,600 gil.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Otherworld" appears as a downloadable song as a Battle Music Sequence. The battle background is Dream's End.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[edit | edit source]

"Otherworld" appears as a Battle Music Sequence. It is available in the base game.

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

"Otherworld" is a playable Battle Music Sequence. It can be bought in the song store for 5 sound medals.

Difficulty
Beginner Basic Expert Ultimate Transcendent
N/A 3 5 10 N/A

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Otherworld" is used in EXA Battlia mode.

Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]

The Black Mages II: The Skies Above[edit | edit source]

The Black Mages created an alternate version of "Otherworld" in their second album featuring Kazco Hamano as a guest vocalist.

Final Fantasy X Chips[edit | edit source]

Identified as "OtherWorld", it appears on Final Fantasy X Chips album arranged in the 8-bit form. It is 9th track on the disc.

Final Fantasy Orchestra Album[edit | edit source]

"Otherworld" is the tenth song of the final track of this album, "Battle Medley 2012 (Final Fantasy I – XIV)", arranged by Hiroyuki Nakayama.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • At the end of the original version, Muir is heard screaming "Straight edge! Till I die! Lost Cause!", a reference to his subculture, his band, and his last recorded album with it. This is followed by a repeated scream of "Blitz, Blitz, Blitz, let's Blitz!" as the song fades out, referring to Blitzball.
  • A common misconception is that the German band Rammstein is the performer of this song.

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