Super Mario: Yoshi Island Original Sound Version

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Soundtrack Album
Super Mario: Yoshi Island Original Sound Version
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Composed by:
Koji Kondo
Publisher(s) Published by
NTT Publishing Co., Ltd.
Distributed by
Datum Polystar Co., Ltd.
Release date Japan November 25, 1995
Media Compact Disc
Track(s) 26
Length 36:17
Catalog Number(s) PSCN-5040

The Super Mario: Yoshi Island Original Sound Version is the Compact Disc soundtrack to Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island composed by Koji Kondo. It was released by Nintendo on November 25, 1995 in Japan, and was published by NTT Publishing Co., Ltd. and distributed by Datum Polystar Co., Ltd..

The soundtrack is now a rare item, with some retro game stores in Tokyo offering hundreds of dollars per copy.

Renditions[edit]

Materials included with the sountrack.
  • The song "Athletic" was played on the piano by Koji Kondo at a Video Games Live concert as part of a medley.
  • The song "Athletic" was played again by Koji Kondo on a electronic keyboard at Nintendo World 2011 as part of another medley.
  • The song "The Flower Garden" was reorchestrated for the Japanese Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island commercial.
  • The song "Map" was reorchestrated for the Japanese Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 commercial.
  • The song "Athletic" was played by the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra in 1996 on the Game Music Concert 5 album of the Orchestral Game Music Concerts.
  • The song "Athletic" was also recorded on the Mario & Zelda Big Band Live album in 2003.
  • The songs "Yoshi's Start Demo", "Powerful Baby", "The Flower Garden", and "Castle & Fortress" were played by the Video Game Orchestra at Penny Arcade Expo East 2010 and Boston Anime 2010 as part of a medley of music from the Yoshi series.
  • The song "Athletic" is included in Nintendo's official sheet music books.

Song Reappearances[edit]

All the songs were reused in the Game Boy Advance remake of Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3, but in decreased audio quality. Other than that, the songs also returned in later games, and most of them are remixed or re-arranged.

Super Mario: Yoshi Island Original Sound Version[edit]

The Super Mario: Yoshi Island Original Sound Version CD, adorned by Flowers.
Track List
Track Number Track Name Track Length
1 Nintendo Logo 0:04
2 Story Organ 2:43
3 Yoshi's Island 2:12
4 Yoshi's Start Demo 1:02
5 Practice Course 0:43
6 Game Start 0:04
7 The Flower Garden 2:53
8 Goal & Score 0:50
9 Underground 1:46
10 Castle & Fortress 2:08
11 Kamek's Theme 0:32
12 Mid-Boss 1:13
13 Athletic 2:11
14 Above Ground 1:31
15 Player Down 0:05
16 Game Over 0:10
17 In Front of the Boss' Room 0:58
18 Big Boss 2:00
19 Big Boss Clear 0:09
20 Map 2:14
21 Bonus Game 1:26
22 Powerful Baby 1:00
23 Koopa 2:44
24 Koopa Clear 0:11
25 Luigi's Rescue 1:32
26 Ending 3:56