AnimeSuki Forums

Register Forum Rules FAQ Members List Social Groups Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   AnimeSuki Forum > Anime Related Topics > Suggestions

Notices

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 2008-08-05, 05:38   Link #1
VicVicVic
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Favorite/Best Instrumental Anime Songs?

Hi, I'm looking for a good list of your favorite instrumental anime songs that are slow. Just to clarify, this could be the instrumental versions of songs that typically have words in them, but you've heard the instrumental versions and think they're also good. The bigger the list, the better! Thanks.
VicVicVic is offline  
Old 2008-08-05, 07:59   Link #2
RedWing
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Ignited piano version - Gundam Seed Destiny
RedWing is offline  
Old 2008-08-05, 10:59   Link #3
Amray
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: England
Age: 24
Practically every single song on Fullmetal Alchemist. Although I have the OST for it, the track list is in Japanese. So I apologize that I cannot list them. ^^;
Amray is offline  
Old 2008-08-05, 12:03   Link #4
zzeroparticle
NEET
 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Send a message via AIM to zzeroparticle
Definitely take a look at the following soundtracks:

ARIA the Animation (for that matter, ARIA the Natural, ARIA the Origination, and all piano albums associated with this series) - Fantastic, laid-back music of the guitar and piano variety. Its slow pace is definitely right up your alley. The Choro Club and Takeshi Senoo deserve props for making such an enjoyable album.

Bartender Original Soundtrack - more of a lounge-ish atmosphere with a lot of emphasis on the piano. A lot of the tracks have light, jazzy melodies that's enjoyable to listen to.

sketchbook ~Full Colors~ Original Soundtrack - Nothing too demanding here since this is also another excellent piano album with great melodies. The composer also worked on Kure-nai if that helps any and it's a pretty solid atmospheric album.

I'll probably list some more as I dig through my collection.
zzeroparticle is offline  
Old 2008-08-05, 12:37   Link #5
incube
Dango Master
*IT Support
 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Buenos Aires Argentina
Age: 25
I love both the OP and the ark piano music from D Gray Man.
incube is offline  
Old 2008-08-05, 12:39   Link #6
TinyRedLeaf
. . .
 
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Singapore
Age: 39
Refrain of Memory, Hanenone (Haibane Renmei OST)
by Kou Otani
Don't give up, for I'll always be beside you.

Nightstalker, Ghost in the Shell OST
by Kenji Kawai
Hark and repent thy sins, for the end is nigh.

The Sixth Station, Spirited Away OST
by Joe Hisaishi
Mourn, for they are gone, never to return, like shadows who've lost their owners.

Shell Guitar Version, Witch Hunter Robin OST (not slow though)
by Taku Iwasaki
Quote:
Just to clarify, this could be the instrumental versions of songs that typically have words in them, but you've heard the instrumental versions and think they're also good.

If you include anime-inspired games:

Castle in the Mist, Melody in the Mist (Ico OST)
by Michiru Oshima
A lonesome traveller is joined by a lovely companion. Together, they find happiness.

Metal Gear Solid Main Theme, Metal Gear Solid OST (definitely not slow either)
by TAPPY
Heroes never die. They merely grow older — and even more heroic.
TinyRedLeaf is offline  
Old 2008-08-05, 13:31   Link #7
cerrian
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
The ending song to the final episode of Gunbuster.
cerrian is offline  
Old 2008-08-05, 19:42   Link #8
Arkuatic
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: SoCal
suara-musouka
mami kawada-joint
both awesome
Arkuatic is offline  
Old 2008-08-09, 06:40   Link #9
VicVicVic
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Thank you for the recommendations! Please keep them coming. I have checked out some of these and they are just fantastic =) Thanks, everyone.
VicVicVic is offline  
Old 2008-08-09, 07:01   Link #10
FLCL
I've been Kawarolled
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Age: 24
Send a message via AIM to FLCL
Advice FLCL

GG
FLCL is offline  
Old 2008-08-09, 07:08   Link #11
Sides
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Edinburgh
Age: 32
Hare Hare Yukai ~ Kyon (off vocal), it is on the Kyon Character Song CD (vol.9)
Sides is offline  
Old 2008-08-09, 09:07   Link #12
signorRossi
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Kenshin - Tsuiokohen OST by Taku Iwasaki.
'Juuni Kokuki Piano Memories' and 'Juuni Kokuki Kokyu Memories' by Kunihiko Ryo.
Some Joe Hisaishi songs:
Inochi No Namae Instrumental version from the Chihiro Maxi Single
Mononoke Hime Instrumental version ffrom the Mononoke Hime Maxi Single
Also check out Hisaishis 'Works' sampler, there are 3 of them.
Something very good I stumbled upon recently is the Mononoke OST (not the OP and ED OST, the other one), it has also some nice slow instrumental songs.
Lots and lots of good stuff!

Bye, signorRossi.
signorRossi is offline  
Old 2008-08-09, 11:22   Link #13
mr.questionguy
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
code geass also has somenice songs,especially by hitomi kuroishi,like "stories: in ost 1 and (my personall favourite) "innocent days" in ost 2.

hope u'll like em.

Cheers.
mr.questionguy is offline  
Old 2008-08-10, 06:18   Link #14
mr.questionguy
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
oh sorry,these songs arent really instrumentals,there is some singing is them,but their still nice,and ive got a good instrumental for you:last kiss by bonnie pink in gantz ost.
mr.questionguy is offline  
Old 2008-08-10, 07:26   Link #15
-KarumA-
(。☉౪ ⊙。)
*Author
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: In Maya world, where all is 3D and everything crashes
Age: 26
if anime movies count then I'd say almost every song from the Gibli movies XP
Mononoke Hime is my ultimate favourite as it comes to themes



^The instrumental version of the themesong
heres the vocal version of it:
Spoiler for for youtubelink:


All gibli movie themes are awsome X3



^my fav theme ever, specially if it is preformed live with an orchest, they ahve a live CD of Mononoke and it is awsome

Last edited by -KarumA-; 2008-08-10 at 07:37.
-KarumA- is offline  
Old 2008-08-10, 12:08   Link #16
signorRossi
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
@KarumA
Do you know 'Symphonic Poem Nausicaa' from the Works I album?
Best Hisaishi piece ever!

EDIT: Forgot another recommendation: Lady Eboshi from the Mononoke Hime OST is quite nice.
signorRossi is offline  
Old 2008-08-10, 14:29   Link #17
TinyRedLeaf
. . .
 
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Singapore
Age: 39
Kikyo's Theme, Inuyasha OST Vol. 1
Neither monster nor human. Merely woman.

Hajnali Nota (Morning Song), Only Yesterday OST (singing by Hungarian choir)
by Marta Sebestyen
Dawn breaks.

Omoi Haruka, Seirei no Moribito OST Vol. 1
by Kenji Kawai
The rain birds return. Peace be with us.

5 Centimetres Per Second (End Theme), 5 Centimetres Per Second OST
by Tenmon
For all good things must come to an end. Time may divide us, but the memories remain.

Last edited by TinyRedLeaf; 2008-09-18 at 16:00. Reason: For Tenmon.
TinyRedLeaf is offline  
Old 2008-08-11, 02:24   Link #18
signorRossi
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Another from Inuyasha: Inuyasha ~Soutanshi~ from Best of Inuyasha II OST, Track 21.
signorRossi is offline  
Old 2008-09-18, 15:51   Link #19
TinyRedLeaf
. . .
 
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Singapore
Age: 39
The Sky Crawlers - Main Theme (Ending), SOUND of The Sky Crawlers
by Kenji Kawai
An innocent airman forsees his death; a lonely impulse of delight, drove to this tumult in the clouds.

Mushishi - Main Theme, Mushishi OST 1
by Toshio Masuda
Journeys to the root of all life.
TinyRedLeaf is offline  
Old 2008-09-18, 17:10   Link #20
rainnydaiis
Let it Rain
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Los Angeles
Send a message via MSN to rainnydaiis
I recommend

Ef - A tale of memories OST
Macross Frontier OSTs
True Tears OST

those 3 osts are probably on my top list right now and I've been constantly listening to only them for about a good hrm 2-3 months now.
__________________
rainnydaiis is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:39.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
We use Silk.