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39: Super Adventure Island in 30 Minutes

| September 7, 2018
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Streets of Rage and the Ys series most likely top most VGM fans’ lists of the best-composed Yuzo Koshiro games, but they’d likely be leaving out his unlikely turn in Super Adventure Island, where he lent the Hudson Soft platforming series a higher level of cool than it deserved, with a soundtrack that combines reggae, calypso and hip hop influences.

Track listing:
0:09: Round 1 / Adventure Island / Jun Chikuma
2:21: Round 2 / Adventure Island / Jun Chikuma
4:59: Blue Blue Moon a.k.a. Essential Vitamins (Stage 3 Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
7:54: The Island of Everlasting Summer (Stage 2 Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
10:47: Cool Jam (Stage 6 Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
13:38: Jungle Chase (Stage 4 Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
16:31: Hop Step and Jazzy Beats (Bonus Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
17:53: Ice Groove (Stage 7 Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
20:41: Hot Reception (Boss Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
21:48: Drop Into a Walk (Stage 5 Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
24:38: Darkside Visitor (Stage 8 Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
27:29: Big Zen (Final Battle Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
30:23: Hawaiian (Ending Theme) / Yuzo Koshiro / Super Adventure Island 
33:36: Theme Song / Bug-tte the Honey / Toshiyuki Takahashi