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Tales of Knighthood: Sonic and the Black Knight Original Soundtrax

Release Date: 8th April 2009
Record Label: Wave Master
Catalog No.: WWCE-31198~99

Tales of Knighthood: Sonic and the Black Knight Original Soundtrax is a two-disc album containing the majority of the music for the Nintendo Wii game of the same name. Just like many of the Sonic titles released since Sonic Adventure, a companion album featuring the vocal themes to the game was also released on the same day, Face to Faith: Sonic and the Black Knight Vocal Trax.

Contents

Release Info

Track Listing

Disc 1

  1. KNIGHT OF THE WIND - Title ver. [0:19]
    Music, Arrangement, Guitars & Produced: Jun Senoue; Lyrics & Vocals: Johnny Gioeli; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Performed by Crush 40
  2. BLACK SWORD IN THE SKY [1:18]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  3. INTO THE STORY OF THE KING ARTHUR [2:19]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  4. MISTY LAKE [3:02]
    Music & Arrangement: Jun Senoue; Additional Strings Arrangement: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Strings: Kimiko Nakagawa Strings
  5. INTRODUCTION - MERLINA'S REQUEST [1:15]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  6. THE ISLAND OF THE SACRED SWORD [0:31]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  7. THE SACRED SWORD CALIBURN... MEET THE KING ARTHUR [0:38]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  8. FIGHT THE KNIGHT - Strings Mix - [1:59]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Strings Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  9. A FOOL OF A KNIGHT [0:24]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  10. KNAVE THE HEDGEHOG AND OVERSIZED LETTER OPENER [0:46]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  11. TO THE BLACKSMITH [0:38]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  12. THEME OF MERLINA [0:43]
    Music & Arrangement: Jun Senoue; Piano: Yutaka Minobe
  13. WORLD MAP - THE LAND RULED BY KING ARTHUR [1:00]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Strings Arrangement: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Programming: Yutaka Minobe & Jun Senoue
  14. CAMELOT CASTLE [4:49]
    Music, Arrangement Guitars & Programming: Jun Senoue; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya; Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto
  15. TREASURY AND EMBLEM - THE JOURNEY OF CHIVALRY [0:53]
    Music & Arrangement: Jun Senoue; Additional Arrangement: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Programming: Yutaka Minobe & Jun Senoue
  16. I'M THE BLACKSMITH [0:58]
    Original music taken from Sonic Adventure / DX
    Music: Jun Senoue; Arrangement & Programming: Naofumi Hataya
  17. DEEP WOODS [5:55]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  18. SIR LANCELOT APPEARS [0:54]
    Original music taken from Sonic Adventure 2 / Battle
    Music: Fumie Kumatani; Arranged & Produced: Heigo Tani
  19. CALM AFTER THE BATTLE... ARONDIGHT [0:44]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  20. NIMUE... LADY OF THE LAKE [1:36]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  21. THREE DAYS AFTER... ALMOST MAKE IT TO MEET THE DEADLINE [0:17]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  22. TO THE RESCUE... A KNIGHT'S LAW [0:28]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Guitars & Programming: Jun Senoue; Drums: Bobby Jarzombek
  23. TITANIC PLAIN [3:40]
    Music, Arrangement, Guitars & Programming: Jun Senoue; Additional Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  24. SIR GAWAIN APPEARS [0:51]
    Original music taken from Sonic Adventure / DX
    Music: Kenichi Tokoi; Arranged & Produced: Atsushi "Sushi" Kosugi (Beat on Beat, Inc.)
  25. MORE TO BE A KNIGHT THAN TO SERVE YOUR KING [0:44]
    Music & Arrangement: Jun Senoue; Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  26. CRYSTAL CAVE [4:24]
    Music, Arrangement, Guitars & Programming: Howard Drossin
  27. KNIGHT'S LESSON... A TRUE KNIGHT [0:47]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  28. MOLTEN MINE [4:29]
    Music & Programming: Tommy Tallarico; Arrangement, Sound Produced, Electric Guitars & Pro-Tools Editing: Jun Senoue; Acoustic Guitars: Kazuto Baba; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  29. SIR PERCIVAL... THE KNIGHT OF THE GRAIL [0:39]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Jun Senoue; Acoustic Guitars: Kazuto Baba; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Bobby Jarzombek; Additional Programming: Naofumi Hataya; Additional Percussion : Hikaru Tanimoto
  30. SIR SONIC... KNIGHT OF THE WIND [0:55]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  31. HEAD TO AVALON [1:05]
    Original Music: Yutaka Minobe / Jun Senoue; Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  32. SHOWDOWN WITH KING ARTHUR / KNIGHT OF THE WIND - Instrumental Mix - [1:01]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars :by Jun Senoue; Additional Strings Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  33. GLORY OF VICTORY [0:56]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  34. KNIGHT OF THE WIND - Original ver. - [1:46]
    Music, Arrangement, Guitars & Produced: Jun Senoue; Lyrics & Vocals: Johnny Gioeli; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Performed by Crush 40

Running Time: 52:23

Disc 2

  1. KNIGHT OF THE WIND - TGS 2008 Trailer ver. - [1:04]
    Music, Arrangement Guitars & Produced: Jun Senoue; Lyrics & Vocals: Johnny Gioeli; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Peformed by Crush 40
  2. ORDERS FROM THE ILLUSION [0:35]
    Music: Jun Senoue; Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  3. MERLINA - HER WICKED SMILE [0:57]
    Music, Arrangement, Guitars & Bass: Jun Senoue; Additional Strings Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Drums: Katsuji
  4. THE END OF THE WORLD [0:30]
    Music & Arrangement by Jun Senoue; Additional Strings Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  5. ESCAPE FROM THE DESTRUCTION [0:27]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Strings Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Katsuji
  6. KNIGHTS PASSAGE [3:56]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  7. FOR THE KINGDOM AND ITS PEOPLE [1:43]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Howard Drossin
  8. SHROUDED FOREST [4:06]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  9. GREAT MEGALITH [4:04]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Tommy Tallarico
  10. THE CAULDRON [4:25]
    Music & Programming: Tommy Tallarico; Arrangement, Sound Produced, Guitars & Pro-Tools Editing: Jun Senoue; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  11. THE BARRIER [0:35]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  12. DRAGON'S LAIR [4:39]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Howard Drossin
  13. DRAGON SLAYER [3:54]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  14. INTO THE DARK HOLLOW [0:54]
    Original Music by Yutaka Minobe / Jun Senoue
    Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  15. MERLINA - THE QUEEN OF THE UNDERWORLD [3:37]
    Original Music by Jun Senoue
    Arrangement & Programming: Richard Jacques
  16. IT DOESN'T MATTER [0:30]
    Original music taken from Sonic Adventure / DX
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Katsuji
  17. TRANSFORM INTO EXCALIBUR SONIC [0:35]
    Music, Arrangement, Guitars & Programming: Jun Senoue; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Katsuji
  18. LIVE LIFE - MERLINA & SONIC [1:14]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Katsuji; Piano: Yutaka Minobe; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  19. DENOUEMENT... TRUE KING ARTHUR [0:30]
    Music, Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe
  20. THE KING'S PERIL [0:59]
    Original music taken from Sonic Adventure / DX
    Music: Fumie Kumatani; Arranged & Produced: Atsushi "Sushi" Kosugi (Beat on Beat, Inc.)
  21. BLACKSMITH [2:06]
    Original music taken from Sonic Adventure / DX
    Music & Arrangement: Jun Senoue; Acoustic Guitar: Kazuto Baba; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  22. BATTLE MENU [1:15]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  23. FARAWAY AVALON [2:23]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  24. STAGE CLEAR [0:12]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  25. RESULT No.1 - FIVE STARS, AWESOME! [0:35]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  26. RESULT No.2 - SO, SO... OKAY! [0:36]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  27. RESULT No.3 - ONE STAR, TRY NEXT TIME [0:45]
    Music, Arrangement & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Additional Arrangement & Programming: Yutaka Minobe; Bass: Takeshi Taneda; Drums: Toru Kawamura
  28. THE ASH GROVE - MAIN MENU [2:24]
    Traditional Welsh Folk Song
    Arrangement & Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto; Hurdy Gurdy & Programming: Yoshihiro Tsukahara
  29. SYSTEM SCREEN - OPTION [1:17]
    Music & Arrangement: Hikaru Tanimoto & Yusaku Tsuchiya; Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  30. SYSTEM SCREEN - RANKING [0:59]
    Music & Arrangement: Hikaru Tanimoto & Yusaku Tsuchiya; Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  31. SYSTEM SCREEN - NAME ENTRY [1:25]
    Music & Arrangement: Hikaru Tanimoto & Yusaku Tsuchiya; Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  32. SYSTEM SCREEN - GALLERY 1:08
    Music & Arrangement: Hikaru Tanimoto & Yusaku Tsuchiya; Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  33. FAN ART - IT DOESN'T MATTER [1:49]
    Original music taken from Sonic Adventure 2 / Battle
    Music: Jun Senoue; Arrangement: Hikaru Tanimoto & Yusaku Tsuchiya; Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya
  34. KNIGHT OF THE WIND - Acoustic ver. - [5:37]
    Original Music by Jun Senoue
    Arrangement & Acoustic Guitar: Hikaru Tanimoto; Violin: Yusaku Tsuchiya; Flute: Lisa Lisa; Programming: Yoshihiro Tsukahara

Running Time: 61:25

Total Running Time: 113:48

Credits

Kimiko Nakagawa Strings: Kimiko Nakagawa, Akihiro Iwamura, Osamu Iyoku, Jyo Oosawa, Takashi Fukumori, Hiromichi Hara, Aya Yokomizo, Makiko Tomokiyo, Aiko Hosokawa, Kaoru Hagiwara, Makiko Nishiya, Youko Ara

Session Coordinators: Kiyoshi Yoshida (Attic-Arcade, inc.), Yujifumi Makino (Delfi Sound Inc.), Stan Katayama, Jun Senoue

Recording Engineers: Masahiro Fukuhara, Nobushige Mashiko, Stan Katayama, Bob Burch

Recording Studios:
Sound Crew Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Towerside Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Sound City Studios, Tokyo, Japan
Delfi Sound Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Attic-Arcade Studio, Tokyo, Japan
BBG Studio, Tokyo, Japan
The Box Studios, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
Blue House Studio, San Antonio, TX, U.S.A.

Producer: Jun Senoue

Mastered by Isao kikuchi at Warner Music Mastering, Tokyo, Japan

Artworks: Yoshitaka Miura, Reiko Muramatsu
Design: Chiaki Kuroda (Windansea Design)

Label Staff
Executive Producer: Fumitaka Shibata
A&R Director: Kazuo Koizumi
Sales Promoter: Osamu Igarash (avex marketing)

Sega Staff:
Licensing: Junichiro Takahashi, Makoto Matsui, Eishin Miura

Original Game: SONIC AND THE BLACK KNIGHT
Producer & Director: Tetsu Katano

Endorsement: Jun Senoue uses ESP guitars, LINE 6 products & Jim Dunlop picks

Special Thanks To: Yutaka Yamamoto (Attic-Arcade, inc.), Toshihiro Hayano (Delfi Sound Inc.), Shinpei Yamashita (Delfi Sound), Hiroshi Hayashi (ESP Guitars), Naoko Hayashi, Lennie Moore, Akinori Nishiyama, Takashi Iizuka, Naofumi Hataya, Shinobu Yokota, Ai Miura, Mayumi Moro

Scans

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Cover
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Slipcase Back
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Obi Front
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Disc 2

Miscellaneous

  • The initial printings of Tales of Knighthood were given deluxe packaging, featuring a slip cover and an oversized Obi which covered the entire package, not just the edge of the spine as is common.

External Links

Albums "1990s"
Sonic the Hedgehog Boom (1993) | Sonic the Hedgehog - Remix (1994) | Sonic & Knuckles Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (1994) | Virtual Sonic (1996) | Sonic the Fighters Sound Tracks (1996) | Sonic the Hedgehog (1996) | Sonic Live in Sydney (1997) | Sonic R (1998) | Sonic Adventure Songs With Attitude ~Vocal mini-Album~ (1998) | SONIC Adventure REMIX (1998) | Sonic Adventure "Digi-LOG Conversation" Original Sound Track (1999)
Albums "2000s"
Cuts Unleashed SA2 Vocal Collection (2001) | Multi-dimensional Sonic Adventure 2 Original Sound Track (2001) | Sonic the Hedgehog 10th Anniversary (2001) | Sonic Adventure 2 Official Soundtrack (2002) | Sonic Adventure 2: Battle - Sampler (2002) | Triple Threat Sonic Heroes Vocal Trax (2004) | Complete Trinity Sonic Heroes - Original Soundtrax (2004) | Sonic X ~Original Sound Tracks~ (2004) | Sonic Heroes Official Soundtrack (2004) | SONIC RUSH Original Groove Rush (2005) | Lost and Found: Shadow the Hedgehog Vocal Trax (2006) | Shadow the Hedgehog Original Soundtrax (2006) | Sonic Riders Original Soundtrack "Speedbeats Grand Prix" (2006) | Sonic the Hedgehog Vocal Traxx: Several Wills (2007) | Sonic the Hedgehog Original Sound Track (2007) | Seven Rings in Hand: Sonic and the Secret Rings Original Sound Track (2007) | Sonic Rush Adventure Original Soundtrack (2007) | Sonic Underground - The Greatest Hits (2007) | Sonic Riders Shooting Star Story Original Soundtrack "Zero Gravity Tracks" (2008) | True Blue: The Best of Sonic the Hedgehog (2008) | Sonic Underground - The Greatest Hits Vol. 2 (2008) | Planetary Pieces: Sonic World Adventure Original Soundtrack (2009) | Face to Faith: Sonic and the Black Knight Vocal Trax (2009) | Tales of Knighthood: Sonic and the Black Knight Original Soundtrax (2009) | True Colors: The Best of Sonic the Hedgehog Part 2 (2009)
Albums "2010s"
Sonic Free Riders Original Soundtrack: Break Free (2010) | Vivid Sound x Hybrid Colors: Sonic Colors Original Soundtrack (2010) | Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic Adventure 2 Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic Heroes Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic the Hedgehog 1&2 Soundtrack (2011) | Sonic Generations: 20 Years of Sonic Music (2011) | Sonic the Hedgehog CD Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | History of the 1st Stage Original Soundtrack White Edition (2011) | History of the 1st Stage Original Soundtrack Blue Edition (2011) | History of Sonic Music 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic Generations Original Soundtrack: Blue Blur (2012) | Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I & II Original Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic Lost World Bonus Soundtrack [Special Selection] (2013) | Sonic Lost World Original Soundtrack Without Boundaries (2013) | Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Original Soundtrack (2014) | Passion & Pride: Anthems with Attitude from the Sonic Adventure Era (2014)
Singles
SUPERSONIC (1992) | Super Sonic Dance Attack (1992) | Super Sonic Dance Attack Remix (1992) | Winter Song (1994) | Wonderman (1994) | Wizards of the Sonic (1994) | Wizards of the Sonic (Remix) (1994) | They Call Me Sonic (1996) | King of the Ring (1996) | Wizards of the Sonic (1998) | SONIC Adventure REMIX (1998) | Work It Out (1999) | Mi-Ra-I (2003) | Sonic Drive (2003) | The Shining Road (2003) | T.O.P (2004) | If It's Snow/Only Today (2006) | So Much More... (2009)
Digital Releases
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I Original Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II Original Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic And the Black Knight Official Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic Generations Official Soundtrack (2012) | Shadow the Hedgehog Official Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic Lost World: Wonder World EP (2013)
Associated Albums
SONICTEAM "PowerPlay" (1998) | Thrill of the Feel (2000) | Crush 40 (2003) | SonicTeam Unplugged Live 2004 (2004) | The Works (2009) | The Best of Crush 40 - Super Sonic Songs (2009) | Rise Again [EP] (2012) | LIVE! (2012)
Select Compilations Featuring Sonic
Super Mega Drive Fan Vol. 1 - Mega-CD Super Music Collection (1993) | Super Mega Drive Fan Vol. 2 - Mega Drive Super Music Collection (1994) | SEGA Arcade Selection D-RAM Remix (1995) | Club Saturn (1996) | Club SEGA (1997) | Club Sega 2 ~Beat Grooves~ (1999) | Radio DC (1999) | The Very Best of SEGA (2004) | Play! A Video Game Symphony Live! (2009) | Video Games Live: Level 2 (2010)
Miscellaneous
The Better One Wins!: Album | Single | Sonic Dance: 1 | 2 | Sonic Mix: 1 | 2 | 3 | Sonic Dance Power: I | II | III | 4 | V | VI | VII | VIII