X'mas Collections album series arrives at 12-year anniversary

Jerry on 2022-11-24
Today marks the 12-year anniversary of the release of yuletide-themed arrangement compilation "X'mas Collections: Music from Square Enix."

Published on November 24th, 2010, the compact disc release selects seven music tracks from Square Enix role-playing games for seasonally themed reinterpretations. Arrangements for the album are by Naoshi Mizuta, Yasuhiro Yamanaka, Tsuyoshi Sekito, Hirosato Noda, Ryo Yamazaki and Mitsuto Suzuki.

The album concludes with the previously recorded orchestral arrangement "Chocobo's Happy Christmas" from Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon by Masashi Hamauzu. The single is available for streaming on Spotify. The compact disc ships domestically from distributor CDJapan.

The X'mas Collections compilation was followed in the winter of 2013 by the second installment in the album series. The following year, Square Enix published "X'mas Collections music from Bravely Default."

From the product page:
Festive fun featuring fan-favorite tracks from the hit FINAL FANTASY series, SaGa Frontier 2, and Legend of Mana. Keep a look out while you're enjoying these Christmas arrangements because you might spot Santa riding on a chocobo! Also makes a perfect gift for family, friends, and even that special someone in your life.
CDJapan - X'mas Collections music from SQUARE ENIX / X'mas Collections II music from SQUARE ENIX

Apple Music - X'mas Collections Music from Square Enix