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Old 11-06-2009, 07:27 AM   #523
Farlander1991
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Possible spoilers ahead. You've been warned.

Anyway, I was thinking about a GameRIP Tales of Monkey Island soundtrack (like, as a whole, though we still don't have Chapter5) and, well, to make it look more like a soundtrack. You know, there are many repeated tracks, or the same tracks with slight variations, and so on and so on, so I decided to make a decent and interesting to listen to soundtrack out of all of this, with some kind of structure. Let's begin.

Chapter 1
01 - Monkey Island Main Titles (main-theme-full)
02 - Deep in the Caribbean (The Rock of Gelato) (opening1)
03 - The Cursed Cutlass of Kaflu (opening2)
04 - Unholy THIS! (opening3)
05 - Monkey Island Theme (main-theme-short)
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06 - Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (interlude)
07 - Flotsam Island (map-view)
08 - Flotsam Town (town)
09 - Flotsam Jungle (jungle-machine-wind3)
10 - The Voodoo Lady (voodoo)
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11 - De Singe's Laboratory (desinge-lab)
12 - The Marquis De Singe (desinge-talk)
13 - The Winds Restored (restore-winds)
14 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (ship-at-dock-fast)
15 - Narwhal at Sea (sailing)
16 - Out of Hand (hands-on-deck)
17 - In Search for Elaine (closing)

For the jungle theme I've chosen "jungle-machine-wind3" because it's the most interesting one out of all. Same applies to Flotsam Town theme. One may note that I didn't add "town-pox" theme here anywhere, that's because I decided to move it to Chapter 4 part. The structure of tracks I designed for each chapter is kinda not very noticable in Chapter 1, but it actually goes like this: background music for locations for an act (or a whole chapter), then character themes (if there are any), then cutscene storyline music. Now, for Chapter 2 music (mind you, the before interlude part still counts as Chapter 1 music... imagine playing ToMI as one whole game, Chapter 2 prolouge would still be Chapter 1)

Chapter 2
18 - Mighty Pirate Hunter (prolouge-intro)
19 - Confronting Morgan LeFlay (swordfight)
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20 - Chapter 2 - The Siege of Spinner Cay (interlude)
21 - Jerkbait Islands (raft-map)
22 - Spinner Cay (spinner-main)
23 - Roe Island (roe-island)
24 - Spoon Isle Beach (spoon-beach)
25 - Spoon Isle Jungle (spoon-jungle)
26 - Little Islands (little-islands)
27 - Winslow and His Favorite Map (ship-map)
28 - Chieftain Beluga (merfolk-leader)
29 - McGillicutty (mcgillicutty)
30 - Hardtack and Trenchfoot (hardtack-trenchfoot)
31 - Human LeChuck (lechuck-fast)
32 - Family Reunited (reunite)
33 - LeChuck - Friend or Foe (fall-off-cliff)
34 - The Siege of Spinner Cay (spinner-siege)
35 - Chasing McGillicutty (ship-battle)
36 - Leaving Spinner Cay (spinner-leave)
37 - Morgan Returns (morgan-returns)

Well, Chapter 2 soundtrack perfectly shows the "location-character-action" structure I had in mind for each of the chapter/acts. One may note that I kind of made a Winslow theme... well, after all, Winslow deserves a theme, doesn't he? And what theme could suit him better than the navigational map music?

For McGillicutty at first I wanted to use mcgillicutty-battle-intro, but it was too long with the mcgillicutty cue repeating over and over. Besides, I noted that character themes in ToMI usually do not durate more than 30-40 seconds. And, once again, out of all repeated tracks I decided to choose the most interesting ones.

Chapter 3
38 - Enter the Manatee (cs-opening)
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39 - Chapter 3 - Lair of the Leviathan (interlude)
40 - Manatee's Mouth (revive-morgan)
41 - Manatee's Belly (belly-act2-music)
42 - Coronado DeCava (decava-mouth-angry)
43 - Bugeye and the Brotherhood of Manatee Interior (bugeye)
44 - Moose and Noogie (moose)
45 - Murray (murray)
46 - Morgan LeFlay (morgan-ocean)
47 - A Disillusioned Fan (cs-first-faceoff-loss)
48 - Face-off Victory (cs-faceoff-victory)
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49 - On the Surface Again (cs-act3-start)
50 - Ancient Manatee Mating Grounds (ocean-act3-music)
51 - Ocean Floor (oceanfloor-normal-music)
52 - Lair of the Leviathan (cs-enter-cave)
53 - Sputtering to Surface (guybrush-sputters-to-surface)
54 - Morgan's Feelings (cs-morgan-moment)
55 - Giant Manatee (manatee-talk)
56 - The Leviathan (leviathan)
57 - La Esponja Grande (cs-get-sponge)
58 - Philosophical Breakthrough (cs-end-act3)
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59 - Encaged (oceanfinale-cages)
60 - Battle for the Sponge (oceanfinale-attack)
61 - Love and Betrayal (cs-end-game)

And I didn't yet do my listing for Chapter 4. So, what do you guys think? Any suggestions for possible changes?
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