LET ME TELL YOU A STORY
Random Encounter, (an accordion fronted video game rock band) has unloaded their arsenal and the arsenal's of others on this 2013 release. For the last two years, they have collaborated on tracks with giants in the VGM scene, those residing outside of the VGM scene, and even their fans.
This 17 track release features:
Original songs -about- video games, songs about folklore, and arrangements of songs from the likes of Zelda, Final Fantasy, Chrono Trigger, and many others.
released 21 September 2013
All songs arranged by Random Encounter
Recorded at home studios in Orlando, FL; Sarasota, FL;
Clearwater, FL; Austin, Tx; San Francisco, CA; New York,
NY; on the beaches of Lido Key & Bird Key, on a boat in
the middle of the Sarasota Bay, the Gulf of Mexico,
the Pirate Festival, Kilwin's Ice Cream, the Haven,
STARKE LAKE STUDIOS, and at A Comic Shop.
Edited by Careless
Mixed by Michael Moore
Mastered by Rob Kleiner
Art by K.C. Theron
Photos by Konami + Fish Toaster
Produced by Random Encounter (collectively)
ShinRa Electric Records 2012
Phil Robertson - Drums "Katamari on The Rocks"
Under Polaris - Chip Solo "Katamari on The Rocks"
Stemage - Electric Guitar "Katamari on The Rocks"
Amanda Lepre - Vocals "Katamari on The Rocks"
brentalfloss - Vocals "Katamari on The Rocks"
Helios - Piano "Ocean King"
Joseph Sanzo - Trumpet "Cave Story"
Dr. Wily (of the NESkimos) - Vocals "Death of a Friend"
Mike Trebner - Sitar "It Happened Late one Evening"
Travis Morgan - Vocals "It Happened Late one Evening"
The Random Encounter Geek Easy Chorus - Vocals
"Katamari on the Rocks", "Not You", "Ocean King" + "Wind Waker"
Ocean King, Another World, Swamp Witch, + Not You
lyrics by Careless
Death of a Friend lyrics by Dr. Wily (NESkimos),
Bruce Wayne (NESkimos), + Careless
Purple Angel lyrics by Nobuo Uematsu + Jimi Hendrix
Katamri on the Rocks lyrics by Yu Miyake + Keita Takahashi
Swamp Witch - Jonathan Frank + Careless
Not You - Jonathan Frank, Careless, + Konami
Another World - Konami + Careless
Ocean King - Careless (age 11)
Death of a Friend - Kit, Konami, + Moose
Purple Angel - Jimi Hendrix + Nobuo Uematsu
Cave Story - Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya
Frog's Theme, Wind Scene (600AD) -
Yasunori Mitsuda + Nobuo Uematsu
Heart of Fire - Kinuyo Yamashita
Katamari On The Rocks - Yu Miyake
Tal Tal Heights - Kazumi Totaka,
Minako Hamano, + Kozue Ishikawa
Wind Waker - Kenta Nagata, Hajime Wakai,
Toru Minegishi, + Koji Kondo
Yoshi's Castle - Koji Kondo
Slam Shuffle, Serpent Trench, The Day After - Nobuo Uematsu
It Happened Late One Evening - Hiroki Kikuta
Random Encounter consists of:
Careless: Accordion, Glockenspiel, Piano, Violin, Vocals
Rook: Bass, Vocals
Konami: Guitar, Vocals
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