One Song That Defines SEGA

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One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by Stevearcade » Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:49 pm

Hey guys,

My group ( has been asked by RadioSEGA to make a couple of tracks to use as theme tunes on their shows. The idea is it will be an original piece of music, but have nods/salutes/key musical phrases from two or three tracks that are unmistakably SEGA tunes.

We have some ideas, but are canvassing opinion from the retro gaming forums for further ideas.

So what are your thoughts? If you had to pick one song from a SEGA game that is truly iconic and sums SEGA up, what song would it be.

Your thoughts and opinions are greatly appreciated.


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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by rossi46 » Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:55 pm

Thoughts and prayers.

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by The Laird » Sun Dec 29, 2013 8:06 pm

Bloody hard choice this but I just don't think you can look any further than Magical Sound Shower from OutRun.

Other notable mentions include Under Defeat from Galaxy Force II, Green Hill Zone from Sonic, Main Theme from Space Harrier, After Burner and Go Straight from Streets Of Rage 2.

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Dec 30, 2013 4:54 am

Space Harrier main theme is the one for me, closely followed by the original Outrun tracks and Sonic's Green Hill Zone theme.
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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by Mancman » Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:49 am

Only one for me and it's Sonic's very first level the 'Green Hill Zone'

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by RodimusPrime » Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:58 am

Sonic green hill zone


And for me 1 tune make me think sega, that is Magical sound shower

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by Grizzly » Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:00 am

Although I love the sonic green hill zone theme so very much it has to be space harrier for me. It sums up everything sega was about. Simple, challenging, fast, fun.
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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by Bluce_Ree » Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:19 am

Magical Sound Shower.

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by Sputryk » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:27 am

Got to agree, Magical Sound Shower it has to be, followed by the Space Harrier theme.

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by aztecca » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:42 am

Magical Sound shower.

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:18 am

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by felgekarp » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:14 am

Splash Wave, far superior to Magical Sound Shower.

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by PaulEMoz » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:21 am

I always much preferred Splash Wave, too. :)

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Re: One Song That Defines SEGA

Post by thompson9980 » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:54 am

All good suggestions so far. Tough question though, to pick only one.

I'll say the track from the first level of Golden Axe. Thats quite iconic.
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