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Free Final Fantasy Download
Ben Hewitt , December 1st, 2009 10:34

Get MP3 of 'Lewis Takes Action' now

Final Fantasy are giving away a free MP3 online as a sneak preview to their new album.

'Lewis Takes Action' is available now from Domino, with the new album Heartland scheduled for release on January 18.

Owen Pallet, the driving force behind Final Fantasy, says of the track: "The songs themselves form a narrative concerning a farmer named Lewis and the fictional world of Spectrum. The songs are one-sided dialogues with Lewis, a young, ultra-violent farmer, speaking to his creator. The album was compositionally modeled upon the principles of electronic music.

The principles of analog synthesis informing symphonic writing, like an inversion of a Tomita record. These songs, too, were designed to be as dense with polyphony as the Final Fantasy live shows can become. While writing it, I kept an image in my head of putting so many notes on the page that the paper turned black. This record encapsulates a whole year of work for me, and was difficult to see through, but I'm immensely proud of the results. I hope you enjoy it."

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