Laced Records presses Mega Man X 1-8 vinyl soundtrack collection

Jerry on 2020-10-23
Laced Records has pressed the eight-disc Mega Man X 1-8 vinyl soundtrack collection, currently available for shipping from the publisher in Europe. Original artwork is by illustrator ultimatemaverickx, with vinyl premastering by Joe Caithness.

Mega Man X 1-3 utilize the Super Nintendo Entertainment System sound chip for their guitar rock stage themes and tense battle tracks. Participating composers include Setsuo Yamamoto, Yuki “Sato” Iwai, Yuko Takehara, Makoto “Tomozou” Tomozawa and Kinuyo Yamashita.

Mega Man X 4-8 make use of CD-quality audio for their PlayStation and PlayStation 2 music scores by Toshihiko Horiyama, Naoto Tanaka, Akemi Kimura, along with Capcom Sound Team members Yuko Komiyama, Shinya "Midnight" Okada and Seiko Kobuchi, and the Valuewave sound team.

The Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 compilation for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam includes Mega Man X 1-8. All eight soundtracks, composed between 1993 and 2004, are available for streaming through Amazon Music and Spotify.

From the product page:
CAPCOM and Laced Records continue their partnership to bring classic video game music to vinyl with Mega Man X 1-8: The Collection, a deluxe eight-disc box set featuring 210 tracks from the mainline titles in the Mega Man X series spanning 1993-2004. Launched on the Super NES as the gaming world transitioned from 8-bit to 16-bit consoles, the Mega Man X series introduced more mobility to the action-platforming series, as well as new plotlines and characters including X, Zero, and Axl.
Laced Records - Mega Man X 1-8 Vinyl Collection

Apple Music - Mega Man X Sound Collection (Streaming)