1.) Moonlight Densetsu (Moolight Legend)
2.) Heart Moving
3.) Otome no Policy (Maiden's Policy)
4.) Koibitoni wa Narenai Kedo (We Can't
Be Sweethearts, but...)
5.) Starlight ni Kisu Shite (Kissing in
6.) Onaji Namida wo Wakeatte (Sharing the
7.) Ai no Senshi (Soldier of Love)
8.) Princess Moon
9.) I am Sailormoon
10.) Tuxedo Mirage
11.) La Soldier
12.) Watashi-tachi ni Naritakute (Wanting
to Be Together with You
13.) bonus track- moon locket
I admit it, I'm an addict to music box tracks,
so when I saw this CD I had to get it. I have mixed feelings on it.
The tracks are all at the same tempo as the original vocal pieces, so they
don't sound like the music box version of the SailorStars theme that's
played a lot during the last few episodes. The first track is a music
box version of the first OP theme. I like the slower tempo of the
one used in episodes better. But this is interesting because there's
a melody and a harmony, unlike the one used in episodes. "Heart Moving"
doesn't very good- I much prefer the slower tempo of the piano version
used in episode 45. Also, it loses what little something it had without
the vocals. The next track is actually pretty good. The original
vocalist for "Otome no Policy" had a very light and airy voice, so this
doesn't sound too weird without a vocalist. In addition, the extreme
saccharin of the song makes for a pretty good music box track. "Koibitoni
wa Narenai Kedo...",which is next, is a favorite Sailormoon song of mine.
The tempo of the original song made it perfect for a music box track.
This song originally appeared as background for Ami's poem on Maiden's
Poem Collection. Track 5 also sounds pretty good as a music box
track. I think I'd prefer it if the tempo was a tad slower though.
The track that comes next makes me think that Sailormercury songs are practically
made to be music box tracks. It's definitely one of the better tracks
on the CD. "Ai no Senshi" is kind of odd as a music box track.
It's not odd in a bad way, but it's still... odd. "Princess Moon"
is another one of those tracks that since it was so cute originally it
makes a good music box- er, I guess I should call them celeste tracks now
that I think of it. "I am Sailormoon" is pretty good, even though
it has kind of a fast tempo. "Tuxedo Mirage" really isn't anything
special as an orgel track. I think it's because I didn't really like
it all too much originally that I don't like this particular mix.
The next track, "La Soldier" is probably the most bizzare track on the
album because (if I recall correctly) originally it was a very heavy piece
of music with lots of electric and synthesized instruments and now it's
being played on a celeste and that just kinda cracks me up. Amazingly,
I don't really like "Watashi-tachi ni Naritakute" as much as I ought to.
The music on this track has too many parts to it and sounds rather busy.
The last track is my favorite, because this is what I think music box music
should sound like. Too bad it's so short! My guess is you're
only going to want to buy this CD if you are a die-hard moonie, or really
enjoy the celeste. I see no point to getting it otherwise.
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