New Final Fantasy XV “Omnis Lacrima” Details

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While  we’re still waiting for the actual song to leak online, let’s have a closer look at people who worked on this new song called “Omnis Lacrima”.  The song was first used in the gameplay trailer of Final Fantasy XV back in E3 2013.

According to people, who have got their hands on memoria / The Very Best Of Yoko Shimomura, Tetsuya Nomura has written the original lyrics for “Omnis Lacrima”, and the composing is done by Yoko Shimomura herself. The final orchestration has been done by Kaoru Wada.

Other instrument players and people involved in the project:

Strings: Masatsugu Shinozaki Group
Comtrabass: Jun Saito
Piano: Shinko Ogata
Flute: Takashi Asahi
Oboe: Satoshi Shoji
Clarinet: Tadashi Hoshino
Fagotto: Masashi Maeda
Horn: Masato Yoshinaga, Masato Abe, Yoshiyuki Uema
Trumpet: Shigeo Ohkura, Kazuhiro Ishikawa, Hajime Someya
Trombone: Hiroyuki Odagiri, Yuri Iguchi, Koichi Nonoshita
Tuba: Kazuhiko Sato
Percussion: Takadumi Fujita, Mari Katoke, Marie Ooishi
Harp: Yo Saito
Choir: OMNIS LACRIMA Choir

Recorded & Mixed Engineer: Masahiro Tamada
Recorded by AVACO CREATIVE STUDIOS INC

 Memoria / The Very Best Of Yoko Shimomura is available in Japan tomorrow and in West in April .

Yoko Shimomura Reveals Final Fantasy XV Bonus Track – Listen to the Preview!

Yesterday, we reported how a new Final Fantasy XV song will be featured on Memória - The Very Best of Yoko Shimomura album. Today, Shimomura herself tweeted: “This is one of the bonus tracks from “Memória”, and it’s from Final Fantasy XV! It won’t be the song that first appeared in the E3 trailer last year but it’s the one used in the gameplay trailer!”

The “new” song “OMNIS LACRIMA” (means “Every Tears/All the tears/Everyone’s tear”) from Final Fantasy XV is actually the one we have heard a bit in the gameplay trailer! However, it’s likely a clearer and perhaps more polished version! So technically it’s a brand new one! Watch the gameplay trailer below to get a preview how the bonus track sounds!

Yoko Shimomura’s Memoria Album Will Have A Final Fantasy XV Bonus Track

Composer Yoko Shimomura, who is the main composer for the upcoming games Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3, will release a new album memória! / The Very Best Of Yoko Shimomura on March 26th 2014. 

Thanks to the heads up from aibo, a bonus track list has been recently added to the official website which lists a new Final Fantasy XV track titled OMNIS LACRIMA. (it means “Every Tears/All the tears/Everyone’s tear”)

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What do you think, is it one of the tracks that were played during the E3 announcement trailer and gameplay footage? Or is it an entirely new one we haven’t heard before? Nevertheless, we’re excited to hear more official Final Fantasy XV music!

Thanks for the community side giving other options for the translation. :)

Square Enix Producers Will Be Present In Today’s PS4 Launch Event In Japan

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn producer and director Naoki Yoshida, and Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 producer Shinji Hashimoto will be present in today’s PS4 launch event in Japan. It is not certain yet if new footage will be showcased, but tune in through this livestream (CURRENTLY LIVE): Ustream

Keep your eyes peeled for possible SE news and updates from this event!