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Shin Godzilla (Original Soundtrack)

Shin Godzilla OST - Japanese cover - Red

Shin Godzilla - North American digital release

Nomenclature
Foreign title(s)

Shin Gojira

General Information
Composed by

Shiro Sagisu
Akira Ifukube
(Recycled Music)

Production Information
Distributed by

King Records

Release date

July 29, 2016JP
October 11, 2016U.S

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The Shin Godzilla Original Soundtrack, also officially labeled as the Shin Godzilla Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released on July 29, 2016, with original music by Shiro Sagisu, as well as music he created for the Evangelion franchise. It also contains stock pieces from several Godzilla movies composed by Akira Ifukube.

As with the releases of Shiro Sagisu's Rebuild of Evangelion scores, two editions were released. The complete soundtrack was released in Japan, while the American release features the music as edited for the film itself and as such does not include the bonus tracks.


Tracks

  1. Persecution of the Masses (1172)
  2. Godzilla Comes Ashore (Akira Ifukube; Godzilla)
  3. Confrontation (11174_Rhythm+Melody_Demo)
  4. Early Morning from Tokyo (Short)
  5. Search Operation (11174_Light_Edit_Demo)
  6. EM20_Rhythm_GZM
  7. EM20_Jerry_GZM
  8. Return of Godzilla (Akira Ifukube; King Kong vs. Godzilla)
  9. Godzilla Appears (Akira Ifukube; Terror of Mechagodzilla)
  10. Black Angels (Feb_10_1211)
  11. Taba Strategy (Fob 01)
  12. Defeat is No Option (1197)
  13. Who Will Know (24_bigslow)
  14. SS_103_GZM (Famously)
  15. EM20_Godzilla
  16. EM20_CH_Alterna_01
  17. EM20_CH_Alterna_03
  18. EM20_CH_Alterna_04
  19. Battle in Outer Space (Akira Ifukube; Battle in Outer Space)
  20. Under a Burning Sky (11174_Battle)
  21. Under a Burning Sky (11174_Orchestra)
  22. Omni_00
  23. Godzilla Title (Akira Ifukube; Godzilla)
  24. Main Title - Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster - Finale Part 2 (Akira Ifukube)
  25. Main Title - Invasion of Astro-Monster - Finale Part 3 (Akira Ifukube)
  26. Main Title - Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II - Finale Part 4 (Akira Ifukube)

Bonus tracks

  1. Under a Burning Sky (11174_Rhythm_United_Choir)
  2. Early Morning from Tokyo
  3. EM20_Rhythm_GZM_Full
  4. EM20_Jerry_GZM_Full
  5. Who Will Know (24_Bigslow_Strings)
  6. Under a Burning Sky (11174_United_Choir)

Gallery

Trivia

  • The North American release of the soundtrack erroneously mislabels Main Title - Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II - Finale Part 4 as "Main Title - (From Invasion of the Astro Monster), Pt. 2", and in turn labels the previous track before it as "Pt. 1" rather than "Part 3", despite the theme of Pt. 2 being from Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II, and not Invasion of the Astro Monster.
  • Besides Decisive Battle from Evangelion being reused, Sagisu also redid tracks from his Bleach and Evangelion 3.0 OST for the film. The track Famously is reused in the film, only using the first minute.
  • The track Black Angels is also a Bleach track called What Can You See In Their Eyes.
  • The track Godzilla Appears was partially re-recorded, with the new recording overlaid with the original. It can be inferred that this is the method that would have been used to remaster the older Ifukube Akira tracks into stereo for this score. Both the original version and the 'remastered' version are present on this soundtrack.
  • Unlike most composers, Sagisu uses English vocals throughout the score, to make it seem unsettling and ambient.
Film media
Godzilla films
King Kong films
Mothra films
Gamera films
Other films
Cancelled or scrapped films