Music of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex


Music of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

The music for the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex was primarily composed by Yoko Kanno and produced by Victor Entertainment. Soundtracks were also produced for the two OVA films, The Laughing Man and Individual Eleven, and the TV film Solid State Society.

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Theme songs

Yoko Kanno composed the music for all of the opening and closing themes for Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, its second season, film sequel and OVAs.

Yoko Kanno composed the music for the Stand Alone Complex series

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

The opening theme for Stand Alone Complex is "Inner Universe", performed by Origa, with lyrics written by Origa and Shanti Snyder in Russian, English and Latin. The closing theme for Stand Alone Complex is "Lithium Flower", performed by Scott Matthew, with lyrics by Tim Jensen.

When the series was later re-broadcast on terrestrial television, "Inner Universe" was replaced with "GET9" (performed by jillmax and written by Tim Jensen), while "Lithium Flower" was replaced with "I Do" (written and performed by Ilaria Graziano).

Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG

The opening theme for Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG is "Rise", performed by Origa, with lyrics written by Origa and Tim Jensen. The closing theme is "Living Inside the Shell", performed by Steve Conte and written by Shanti Snyder.

2nd GIG also used alternate themes for its opening and closing credits when it was re-broadcast on terrestrial television. "Rise" was replaced with "CHRisTmas in the SiLenT ForeSt" (performed by Ilaria Graziano and written by Shanti Snyder), while "Living Inside the Shell" was replaced with "Somewhere in the Silence (Sniper's Theme)" (performed by Ilaria Graziano and written by Tim Jensen).

Albums

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T.
Soundtrack album by Yoko Kanno
Released January 22, 2003
Length 70:01 − Original Version
72:48 − "+" Version
Label Victor Entertainment
Bandai Entertainment
Producer Yoko Kanno

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. (攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX O.S.T.?) is the first original soundtrack to the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, composed by Yoko Kanno and co-produced by Toshiaki Ota.[1] It features music composed for the first season of the series, and is produced by composer Kanno, Victor Entertainment and Bandai. A later release of the album, entitled Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T.+, contains TV edits of the opening and closing themes from the second season of the series, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. Early copies of O.S.T.+, were incorrectly mastered and tracks on the CD differed from the track listing.[2]

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Vocals Length
1. "Run Rabbit Junk"   Tim Jensen HIDE Hideyuki Takahashi (高橋秀幸?) 4:32
2. "Yakitori" (ヤキトリ)     7:10
3. "Stamina Rose" (スタミナ・ローズSutamina Rōzu) Gabriela Robin Gabriela Robin 2:52
4. "Surf"       3:01
5. "Where Does This Ocean Go?"   troy Ilaria Graziano 4:45
6. "Train Search"       1:58
7. "Siberian Doll House" (シベリアン・ドール・ハウスShiberian Dōru Hausu) Gabriela Robin Gabriela Robin 3:50
8. "Velveteen"   troy Ilaria Graziano 5:06
9. "Lithium Flower" (closing theme) Tim Jensen Scott Matthew 3:25
10. "Home Stay"       3:57
11. "Inner Universe" (opening theme) Origa, Shanti Snyder Origa & Ben Del Maestro 4:55
12. "Fish ~ Silent Cruise"     Ben Del Maestro 7:30
13. "Some Other Time"   Gabriela Robin Gabriela Robin 4:07
14. "Beauty Is Within Us"   Chris Mosdell Scott Matthew 6:08
15. "We're the Great"       1:34
16. "Monochrome" (モノクロームMonokurōmu) troy Ilaria Graziano 5:10
17. "GET9 [TV Size]" (O.S.T.+ only) Tim Jensen Jillmax 1:17
18. "Rise [TV Size]" (O.S.T.+ only) Origa, Tim Jensen Origa 1:31


be Human

be Human
Soundtrack album by Yoko Kanno
Released October 22, 2003
Length 43:57
Label Victor Entertainment
Bandai Entertainment
Producer Yoko Kanno

be Human is an album featuring music from the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, composed by Yoko Kanno. The featured music primarily relates to Tachikomas, the "think tank" combat robots from the series; music from the omake miniseries Tachikomatic Days is also included. The albums features vocals from Scott Matthew, Gabriela Robin, Maaya Sakamoto, HIDE, SUNNY and Sakiko Tamagawa and was produced by composer Kanno, Victor Entertainment and Bandai. The sleeve insert includes punch-out sections which combine to create a paper Tachikoma.

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Vocals Length
1. "Be Human"   troy Scott Matthew 4:05
2. "Trip City"   Tim Jensen Scott Matthew 3:55
3. "Patch Me"       1:33
4. "Runaway Tachikoma" (タチコマの家出)     1:55
5. "Tachikoma out for a Walk" (お散歩タチコマ)   Gabriela Robin 2:04
6. "Bang Bang Banquet"       2:00
7. "FAX Me"       1:27
8. "Where's Rocky?" (ロッキーはどこ?Rokkī wa Doko?)     4:26
9. "Spotter"       5:56
10. "Let's Oil"       0:45
11. "Cream"   HIDE HIDE & Maaya Sakamoto 3:55
12. "Spider Bites"       0:44
13. "Good by My Master"       2:09
14. "Piece by Ten"       2:50
15. "What Can I Say?"   Tim Jensen SUNNY 1:12
16. "Hi!"       0:06
17. "I'm Not Straight"       1:24
18. "AI Combat Team Tachikoma" (AI戦隊タチコマンズ) Yoshiki Sakurai Sakiko Tamagawa 1:06
19. "Pro Bowler Tachikoma" (プロボウラータチコマ)     0:39
20. "Don't Sponge Me"       0:36
21. "PO'd Pod"       1:03
22. "Ciao!"       0:07


GET9

"GET9"
Single by Yoko Kanno
Released January 21, 2004
Label Victor Entertainment
Bandai Entertainment
Producer Yoko Kanno

GET9 is a single taken from the soundtrack to the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, composed by Yoko Kanno. "GET9" was used as the opening theme for the terrestrial broadcast version of the first season of Stand Alone Complex. "Rise", also featured on this single, was used as the opening theme for the satellite broadcast version of the second season, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. It was produced by composer Kanno, Victor Entertainment and Bandai.

Track listing
No. Title Vocals Length
1. "GET9"   Jillmax  
2. "Rise"   Origa  
3. "Icy Mice (Chairman Tadokoro's Secret Party)" (Icy Mice [田所会長のひみつパーティ]) Gabriela Robin  
4. "GET9 (Naked)"   Jillmax  


Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 2

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 2
Soundtrack album by Yoko Kanno
Released May 26, 2004
Label Victor Entertainment
Bandai Entertainment
Producer Yoko Kanno

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 2 (攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX O.S.T. 2?) is the second original soundtrack to the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, composed by Yoko Kanno. It primarily features music from the series' second season, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG, in addition to several songs from the first season. The soundtrack was produced by composer Kanno, Victor Entertainment and Bandai. The track listing for this album is composed of tracks named in both Japanese and English.

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Vocals Length
1. "Cyberbird" (サイバーバードSaibābādo) Gabriela Robin Gabriela Robin  
2. "Rise"   Tim Jensen Origa  
3. "Ride on Technology"        
4. "Idling" (アイドリングAidoringu)      
5. "I Can't Be Cool"   Ilaria Graziano Ilaria Graziano  
6. "3tops"        
7. "Gonna Rice"        
8. "GET9"   Tim Jensen Jillmax  
9. "Go DA DA"        
10. "Psychedelic Soul" (サイケデリックソウルSaikederikku Souru) Tim Jensen Scott Matthew  
11. "What's It For"   Tim Jensen Emily Curtis  
12. "Living Inside the Shell"   Shanti Snyder Steve Conte & Shanti Snyder  
13. "Pet Food" (ペットフードPetto Fūdo)      
14. "Security Off"        
15. "To Tell the Truth"        
16. "I Do"   Ilaria Graziano Ilaria Graziano  
17. "We Can't Be Cool"        


Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 3

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 3
Soundtrack album by Yoko Kanno
Released July 21, 2005
Label Victor Entertainment
Bandai Entertainment
Producer Yoko Kanno

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 3 (攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX O.S.T. 3?) is the third original soundtrack to the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, composed by Yoko Kanno. As with O.S.T. 2, it primarily features music from the series' second season, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG, in addition to several songs from the first season. The soundtrack was produced by composer Kanno, Victor Entertainment and Bandai.

All music composed by Yoko Kanno.

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Vocals Length
1. "The End of All You'll Know"   Chris Mosdell Scott Matthew  
2. "Torukia" (トルキア) Gabriela Robin Gabriela Robin  
3. "Know Your Enemy"        
4. "Laser Seeker" (レーザーシーカー)      
5. "Break Through"        
6. "Flying Low"        
7. "Europe" (エウロペ)      
8. "East of the Peninsula" (半島の東)      
9. "Incomplete Love Story" (未完成ラブストーリー)      
10. "CHRisTmas in the SiLenT ForeSt"   Shanti Snyder Ilaria Graziano  
11. "Access All Areas"        
12. "Sacred Terrorist"        
13. "Dear John"   Tim Jensen Scott Matthew  
14. "35.7°C"        
15. "Smile" (スマイル)      
16. "Flashback Memory Plug"   Gabriela Robin, Shanti Snyder & Origa Origa & Ben Del Maestro  
17. "Dew"   Ilaria Graziano Ilaria Graziano  


Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 4-

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 4-
Soundtrack album by Yoko Kanno
Released September 5, 2007
Length 49:02
Label Victor Entertainment
Bandai Entertainment
Producer Yoko Kanno

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 4- (攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX O.S.T. 4- ( マイナス )?) is the fourth original soundtrack to the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, composed by Yoko Kanno. It features music from both seasons of the series as well as the film Solid State Society and is produced by composer Kanno, Toshiaki Ota, Victor Entertainment and Bandai.

The album was released exclusively in the Stand Alone Complex CD-BOX, which also includes the first three Stand Alone Complex soundtracks, be Human, the soundtrack to Solid State Society and a Tachikoma-style USB memory stick featuring previously unreleased music from Tachikomatic Days, as well as voice clips, images and video.

Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 4- is presented as a continuous, single-track mix and consists of "16 pieces".

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Smooth in the Shell [No Break Disk]"   49:02


References

  1. ^ "The Yoko Kanno Project". http://www.jameswong.com/ykproject/disc/disc.php?cd=standalone. 
  2. ^ "Stand Alone Complex Disc Issues". http://www.animenewsnetwork.co.uk/news/2004-08-02/stand-alone-complex-disc-issues. Retrieved 2011-11-11. 

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