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SUPERSONIC

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" SUPERSONIC "
Record Label: Internal Affairs
Single Release Date: 1992
Single Catalog No.: KGB T 008 (vinyl); KGB M 008 (cassette); 74321 13098 2 (CD)
Arrangement and Music by: Masato Nakamura, Wayne Brown
Vocals: H.W.A., "Sonic the Hedgehog"
Additional Credits: Sarah Bedingham (engineer)
This article is about the 1992 UK music single. For the "Super" version of Sonic, see Super Sonic.

SUPERSONIC is a maxi-single released in 1992 by Internal Affairs, a subsidiary of Zomba Records which was owned by Sony Records. The single is credited to "H.W.A. (Hedgehog With Attitude) featuring Sonic the Hedgehog," and is the first music release connected to the Sonic franchise. The track was released on vinyl, cassette and CD formats, also making this one of the few Sonic-related music offerings to be playable on a turntable. All proceeds from the single were donated to the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre.

Though the vinyl/cassette and CD track listing varies slightly, every cut is based around the Green Hill Zone song composed by DREAMS COME TRUE front man Masato Nakamura, with Wayne Brown doing arrangements.

Track List

Vinyl & Cassette

  1. SUPERSONIC [4:01]
    Music: Masato Nakamura; Arranged: Wayne Brown
  2. SUPERSONIC (Instrumental) [4:01]
    Music: Masato Nakamura; Arranged: Wayne Brown

Total Running Time: 8:02

CD

  1. SUPERSONIC [3:59)]
    Music: Masato Nakamura; Arranged: Wayne Brown
  2. SUPERSONIC (12" Mix) [5:57]
    Music: Masato Nakamura; Arranged: Wayne Brown
  3. SUPERSONIC (12" Instrumental) [6:12]
    Music: Masato Nakamura; Arranged: Wayne Brown

Total Running Time: 16:17

Credits

Produced by Jeremy Healy and Mat Clark
Engineered by Sarah Bedingham
Recorded at Battery Studios, London.

Design by: Fin

All proceeds that Sega receive from sales of this record will be donated to the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre. The charity helps children with severe learning difficulties communicate through the medium of music

An original sound recording made by Zomba Records Ltd.

Scans

Vinyl Single, UK
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Cover
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Side A
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Side B
Cassette Single, UK
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Cover
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Side A
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Side B
CD Single, UK
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Cover
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Disc

Lyrics

Supersonic
Supersonic
Yo - Supersonic
Yo - Supersonic Supersonic
Yo - Supersonic

We're on a Supersonic high
The rhythm gets you up
Don't let the moment pass you by
Let me take you higher

No no no no no no no no oh oh
No no no no no no
Let me take you higher

Supersonic
Supersonic
C'mon like c'mon like
Supersonic

Go (x15)
Sonic

*indecipherable* speed(?)
and yes indeed
the more you play(?)
the more you please (verse x2)

We're on a Supersonic high
The rhythm gets you up
Don't let the moment pass you by
Let me take you higher

No no no no no no no no oh oh
No no no no no no
Let me take you higher

Supersonic
Supersonic
C'mon like c'mon like
Supersonic

(instrumental)

We're on a Supersonic high
The rhythm gets you up
Don't let the moment pass you by
Let me take you higher

No no no no no no no no oh oh
No no no no no no
Let me take you higher

Supersonic
Supersonic
C'mon like c'mon like
Supersonic (repeat until fade)

Note: As no official lyrics were printed with the single, this transcription is an approximation based on what can be heard. There may be errors, and as such should not be taken as completely accurate.

Promotional material

Computer & Video Games #135 (1993-02)

Miscellaneous

  • In the credits, two names are listed as the composers: Wayne Brown and "Writer Unknown." As the single is based on the background music to Green Hill Zone, the name that should be on the label is Masato Nakamura, who composed the music to the original Sonic the Hedgehog and its sequel.

External Links

  • Supersonic H.W.A. featuring Sonic the Hedgehog on the music resource site VGMdb (Vinyl, Cassette, CD)