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Music of Civ VI

Discussion in 'Civ6 - General Discussions' started by Ben., Jul 8, 2016.

  1. Guandao

    Guandao Rajah of Minyue and Langkasuka

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    Well, that wasn't actually lyrics from a real Zulu song, but praise poetry.

    This is the melody which inspired Michael Curran to compose Civ5's Zulu themes.

     
  2. Zaarin

    Zaarin My Dearest Doctor

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    Here's hoping we get the DLC/R&F themes added to the soundtrack. I know Geoff Knorr has been pushing for that.
     
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  3. God of Kings

    God of Kings Ruler of all heads of state

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    I would like to know if that song were to show up as Shaka's new theme (with lyrics from that song instead of the Shaka praise poem).
     
  4. Guandao

    Guandao Rajah of Minyue and Langkasuka

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    We'll see soon enough. When the First Listen video is added to Youtube, I will ask Geoff Knorr or Roland Rizzo (depending on who composed it) about the Zulu theme inspiration.
     
  5. Basileus Rhomaion

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    It was in this very thread, my man :lol:
     
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    Zulu First Listen is up!

     
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  7. Phoenix1595

    Phoenix1595 Lord of the Two Lands

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    I love it. To be honest, the music pushed the Zulu over the top for me-- they will be my first R&F civ to play (this from a peaceful builder player). Let's go, Shaka!!!
     
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  8. God of Kings

    God of Kings Ruler of all heads of state

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    It's much more subdued than the Civ V version.
     
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  9. Zaarin

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    Here's hoping we continue getting vocals in music in future DLC/the next XP.
     
  10. conorbebe

    conorbebe Chieftain

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    After listening a few times, I'm getting the impression this is my favourite theme in Rise and Fall!
     
  11. sonicmyst

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    I imagine the Zulu theme is like a strolling in an African National Park.
     
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  12. God of Kings

    God of Kings Ruler of all heads of state

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    It's in sharp contrast to the Civ V Shaka themes, which were bombastic (much more so in the war theme, complete with ululations).
     
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  13. Eagle Pursuit

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    It's just so cheerful for such a warmongery civ!
     
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    I kinda like it, but not as much as the other themes. Although it's a welcome hearing that there's none of the over the top chanting of the Civ5 theme.

    One of the commenters on the video said that the Atomic era sounded like it had autotune. Anyone had that impression?
     
  16. Katakanja

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    I hear that too, though it could be intentionally noticeable to give it a "synthetic" edge like the rest of the Atomic themes.
     
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  17. Uberfrog

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    Oh definitely. Not sure how I feel about it, but it certainly makes it sounds more modern, in line with the synthetic sounds of the other Atomic themes.

    The themes in general are great though. I like that style of singing, and it meshes very well with the Medieval and Industrial settings too. A good upside to having Shaka as a neighbour :p
     
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    Huzzah Huzzah, our saviour has come forth!
     
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    Okay, I am definitely gonna do Rise and Fall main theme cover because it is AWESOME!
     

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