Video game music arrangements back in the 80s and 90s were wonderfully composed with elegant, memorable melodies and hooks that worked in favour of the limited opportunities for musical expression granted to them by the limited hardware of the time. What’s even better than hearing the original version, however, is hearing fully orchestrated versions of them. Same catchy melodies, but with a friggin’ orchestra!
This version of Fountain of Dreams first appeared in Super Smash Bros. Melee and is overflowing with symphonic brilliance. For comparisons sake, here’s the original tune.