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Ace Attorney 20th Anniversary (Original Soundtrack)

Laced Records

LMLP133

6LP Black $120
  • NO SALES IN ASIA / NORTH AMERICA + EU SALES ONLY
  • 121 remastered tracks from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Justice for All, Trials and Tribulations, Apollo Justice, Dual Destinies and Spirit of Justice
  • Music by Masakazu Sugimori, Naoto Tanaka aka Akemi Kimura, Noriyuki Iwadare, Toshihiko Horiyama, Hideki Okugawa, Shu Takami and Masami Onodera
  • Six heavyweight black vinyl
  • Deluxe 3mm spined disc sleeves
  • Rigid board slipcase
  • Original illustrations by ultimatemaverickx

Description

All rise out of respect for a venerated series…

It’s been 20 years since courtroom adventure Ace Attorney began life on the Game Boy Advance with the release of Gyakuten Saiban (‘Turnabout Trial’) in Japan. The series’ lovable characters, witty dialogue, and iconic “Objection!” finger point have found fans all over the world, selling well over 6 million copies. With an anime and a live-action movie, as well as multiple manga series, stage plays, escape room games and orchestra concerts (among other adaptations) to date, Ace Attorney has transcended the world of video games.

To celebrate the occasion, Capcom and Laced Records are deepening their video game soundtrack courtship with the announcement of the Ace Attorney 20th Anniversary deluxe vinyl box set. The release presents a selection of 121 specially remastered tracks from six mainline games in the series: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Justice for All, Trials and Tribulations, Apollo Justice, Dual Destinies, and Spirit of Justice.

This Standard Edition features six heavyweight vinyl, black as the judge’s robes. LPs slip into spined, printed inner sleeves all housed in a deluxe rigid board slipcase.

The record sleeve features gorgeous new illustrations by ultimatemaverickx (DeviantArt profile), the Capcom superfan artist behind Laced Records’ celebrated Mega Man vinyl sleeves. The front cover character parade brings together the attorneys and their allies, while the rear panel gathers the dastardly prosecutors. Inner sleeve pieces depict reimagined moments from across the six games, such as Franziska von Karma whipping Detective Gumshoe into line, and the gang hanging out at the Wright Anything Agency offices.

Down the years, the zany exploits of Wright and co have been soundtracked by distinctively hooky, melodic music loops. An Ace Attorney score can cycle through myriad palettes, including upbeat pop and rock, downtempo funk and jazz, melodramatic synth, orchestral grandiosity, spiritual chanting, clownish ditties, and dreamy electro. Reminiscent of TV soaps, game shows and news broadcasts — as well as ‘80s and ‘90s movie scores — there’s a playfulness to the series’ music that’s irresistibly endearing. And, who can forget that quintessential video game music moment when the soundtrack kicks up a gear during cross-examination after presenting the right evidence?

Composition duties for first three games fell to Masakazu Sugimori (Viewtiful Joe), Naoto Tanaka aka Akemi Kimura (Bayonetta), and Noriyuki Iwadare (Lunar: The Silver Star, Grandia); while Toshihiko Horiyama (Mega Man series, Onimusha), Hideki Okugawa, Shu Takami and Masami Onodera contributed to subsequent games.

Preview Tracklist

  • 1 Defendant Lobby - So it Begins
  • 2 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Court is Now in Session
  • 3 Cross-Examination - Moderato 2001
  • 4 Tricks and Deductions
  • 5 Phoenix Wright - Objection! 2001
  • 6 Cross-Examination - Allegro 2001
  • 7 Pursuit - Corner the Culprit
  • 8 The Truth Revealed 2001
  • 9 Jingle - There's No Stopping Here
  • 10 Initial Investigation 2001
  • 11 Maya Fey - Turnabout Sisters 2001
  • 12 Dick Gumshoe - That's ""Detective Gumshoe,"" Pal!
  • 13 Reminiscences - Maya's Sorrow
  • 14 Simple Folk
  • 15 The Steel Samurai: Warrior of Neo Olde Tokyo
  • 16 Reminiscences - The DL-6 Incident
  • 17 Heart of the Investigation 2001
  • 18 Victory! - Our First Win
  • 19 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Ending
  • 20 The Ballad of Turnabout Sisters
  • 21 Rise from the Ashes - Opening
  • 22 Reminiscences - The SL-9 Incident
  • 23 Ema Skye - Turnabout Sisters 2005
  • 24 Justice for All - Opening (Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by J. S. Bach)
  • 25 Ringtone (Richard Wellington)
  • 26 Defendant Lobby - So it Begins Again
  • 27 Justice for All - Court is Now in Session
  • 28 Cross-Examination - Moderato 2002
  • 29 Magic and Tricks
  • 30 Pursuit - Confront the Culprit
  • 31 The Truth Revealed 2002
  • 32 Ringtone (Phoenix Wright)
  • 33 Pursuit - Confront the Culprit (Variation)
  • 34 Jingle - There's No Sleeping Tonight
  • 35 Psyche-Locks
  • 36 Initial Investigation 2002
  • 37 Maya Fey - Turnabout Sisters 2002
  • 38 Kurain Village
  • 39 Fabulous!
  • 40 Reminiscences - Fire-Licked Scars
  • 41 Shelly de Killer - A Deadly Gentleman's Delight
  • 42 Pearl Fey - With Pearly
  • 43 Triumphant Return - Miles Edgeworth
  • 44 Hotline of Fate
  • 45 Heart of the Investigation 2002
  • 46 Reminiscences - Ballad of The Steel Samurai
  • 47 Triumphant Return - Franziska von Karma
  • 48 Victory! - Another Win
  • 49 Justice for All - Ending
  • 50 One Prosecutor's Musings - Until We Meet Again
  • 51 Defendant Lobby - So it Will Always Begin
  • 52 Trials and Tribulations - Court is Now in Session
  • 53 Cross-Examination - Moderato 2004
  • 54 Phoenix Wright - Objection! 2004
  • 55 Cross-Examination - Allegro 2004
  • 56 Pursuit - Catch the Culprit
  • 57 The Truth Revealed 2004
  • 58 Dahlia Hawthorne - The Visage of What Once Was
  • 59 Godot - The Fragrance of Darkness; That is Coffee
  • 60 Larry Butz - When Something Smells, It's Usually Me
  • 61 Furio Tigre - Swingin' Tiger
  • 62 "Turnabout Beginnings"
  • 63 Reminiscences - The View from Dusky Bridge
  • 64 Hazakura Temple
  • 65 Reminiscences - The Bitterness of Truth
  • 66 Victory! - An Eternal Win
  • 67 Trials and Tribulations - Ending
  • 68 Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney - Opening
  • 69 Defendant Lobby - So it Begins Anew
  • 70 Cross-Examination - Moderato 2007
  • 71 Trance-Deductions
  • 72 Apollo Justice - A New Era Begins!
  • 73 Cross-Examination - Allegro 2007
  • 74 Pursuit - Gotta Corner the Culprit
  • 75 Trucy's Theme - Child of Magic
  • 76 Klavier Gavin - Guilty Love
  • 77 Ema Skye - Science-Minded Detective
  • 78 Initial Investigation 2007
  • 79 Eccentrics 2007
  • 80 The Guitar's Serenade
  • 81 Lamiroir - Landscape Painter in Sound
  • 82 "Turnabout Succession"
  • 83 Drew Studio
  • 84 One Solitary Cell - Darkness
  • 85 Heart of the Investigation 2007
  • 86 Reminiscences - A Forgotten Legend
  • 87 Victory! - A Win for Us
  • 88 Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney - Ending
  • 89 Dual Destinies - Court is Now in Session
  • 90 Cross-Examination - Allegro 2013
  • 91 Jingle - Times Like These Call for a Break
  • 92 Trucy's Theme - Child of Magic 2013
  • 93 Athena Cykes - Let's Do This!
  • 94 Bobby Fulbright - In Justice We Trust!
  • 95 Simon Blackquill - Twisted Swordplay
  • 96 Apollo Justice - A New Era Begins! 2013
  • 97 Mood Matrix - It's Analytical Psychology Time!
  • 98 Pearl Fey - With Pearly 2013
  • 99 Miles Edgeworth - Triumphant Return 2013
  • 100 Heart of the Investigation 2013
  • 101 The Dark Age of the Law
  • 102 Victory! - A Win for Everyone
  • 103 Pursuit - Completely Corner the Culprit (Variation)
  • 104 Cap'n Orla's Swashbucklers - Oh, We Be Pirates
  • 105 Swashbuckler Spectacular - A Truth-Plundering Author
  • 106 A Quiet Prayer
  • 107 Spirit of Justice - Court is Now in Session Overseas
  • 108 Cross-Examination - Moderato 2016
  • 109 Dance of Devotion
  • 110 Phoenix Wright - Objection! 2016
  • 111 Cross-Examination - Allegro 2016
  • 112 Pursuit - Converge On the Culprit
  • 113 Initial Investigation 2016
  • 114 Ema Skye - Science-Minded Detective 2016
  • 115 Apollo Justice - A New Era Begins! 2016
  • 116 Maya Fey - Turnabout Sisters 2016
  • 117 Rayfa Padma Khura'in - Indomitable Royal Priestess
  • 118 The Plumed Punisher: Warrior of Neo Twilight Realm
  • 119 Athena Cykes - Courtroom Révolutionnaire 2016
  • 120 Dhurke - A Dragon Never Yields!
  • 121 Victory! - A Win in All Aspects