Earlier this week, we spoke a bit about Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds, an orchestral album covering Nobuo Uematsu’s finest work for the Final Fantasy series. While the Distant Worlds version of “Bombing Mission” is nothing short of phenomenal, there’s an undeniable – albeit edgy – charm to the original I can’t help but adore.
“Bombing Mission” is one of the first songs you hear when starting a new game in Final Fantasy VII, cuing after a brief intro that’s stark in contrast to the pounding drone of what follows. As gritty as they come, “Bombing Mission” sets the stage for one of the greatest RPGs of all time.
Whenever I revisit Final Fantasy VII (which happens quite often), I’m quickly reminded how much I love this song. Enjoy it.