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Megazone 23 - Soundtrack Releases

 

This section contains information on "Megazone 23 Part 1" vocal and original score soundtrack releases. For "Megazone 23" releases relating to the other two parts of the anime, please see here. For "Robotech the movie" releases, please see here. Note: Please do not ask me where bootleg CDs can be found. You won't find any listed here, and if you email me regarding bootlegs, don't expect any response.

 

"Sentimental Behind Our Backs" b/w "Wind's Lullaby" - Miyasato Kumi

"Sentimental Behind Our Backs" b/w "Wind's Lullaby" - Miyasato Kumi

Country of Origin: Japan
Company: Victor
Format: 7" Vinyl Single
Runtime: 9 minutes 4 seconds
Catalogue Number: SV-7466
Release Date: 5 February 1985
Availability: Out of Print

Track Listing
Side A: Sentimental Behind Our Backs (4:20)
Side B: Wind's Lullaby (4:44)

The single for "Sentimental Behind Our Backs" performed by Miyasato Kumi, who also provides Eve's voice in the anime.

 

Megazone 23 Original Soundtrack

Megazone 23 Original Soundtrack

Country of Origin: Japan
Company: Victor
Format: 12" Vinyl Album, Audio Cassette Album and Compact Disc Album
Runtime: 48 minutes 15 seconds
Catalogue Number: LP: JBX-25062, Cass: VCK-6141, CD: VDR-1014, VICL-60668 (2000 re-issue)
Release Date: 21 March 1985, 16 December 2000 (CD re-issue)
Availability: Out of Print

Track Listing:
1. E kara no Message (2:51)
2. Sentimental Behind Our Backs - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:21) 
3. Rock Cafe (3:54) 
4. Kanashimi no Melody (2:58) 
5. Saikou ni Good Humour (4:20) 
6. Tomorrow Blues - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (2:04) 
7. Itsumo Run Away (3:40) 
8. Red Spur Town (3:08) 
9. Young Blood (3:01) 
10. Wind's Lullaby - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:44) 
11. Stranger Hunch (4:24) 
12. Dreaming Journey (2:14) 
13. Gokigen ni Twilight (2:12) 
14. You Can't Sleep Alone - Performed by Takenchi Yuka (4:24) 

The original soundtrack album which features both vocal tracks by Miyasato Kumi and Takenchi Yuka, as well as background music pieces from the OVA by Tokio 23. This album was re-issued on CD in 2000.

 

Megazone 23 - Four Spirits

Megazone 23 - Four Spirits

Country of Origin: Japan
Company: Victor
Format: 12" Vinyl Album, Audio Cassette Album and Compact Disc Album
Runtime: 44 minutes 39 seconds
Catalogue Number: LP: JBX-25065, Cass: Unknown, CD: VDR-1059
Release Date: 21 May 1985
Availability: Out of Print

Track Listing
1. Dancing in the Blue (4:30)
2. Two-Three (5:20)
3. Alone (4:07)
4. Eve (5:17)
5. Kokoro wa Itsumo Rhapsody (3:49) 
6. Now is the Time (3:54)
7. Chotto Rainy Blues (4:12)
8. Sentimental Behind Our Backs ~ Wind's Lullaby ~ (4:48)
9. Tomorrow Blues ~ You Can't Sleep Alone (8:38)

This is an "Image Album". Instead of containing actual soundtrack pieces, the nine tracks here are actually reinterpretations of existing pieces, as well as pieces inspired by the anime.

 

Megazone 23 - BGM Library Maniac

Megazone 23 - BGM Library Maniac

Country of Origin: Japan
Company: Victor
Format: 12" Vinyl EP and Audio Cassette EP
Runtime: 12 minutes 30 seconds
Catalogue Number: EP: JBX-7001, Cass: VSK-20001
Release Date: 21 April 1986
Availability: Out of Print

Track Listing
1. Introduction (4:21)
2. Dancer (1:55)
3. Trace (3:07)
4. Eve and Adam Operation (3:07) 

This 45 rpm mini-album contains four background music tracks performed by Tokio 23, previously unissued on the original soundtrack album. These tracks have never been re-issued.

 

Megazone 23 Song Collection

Megazone 23 Song Collection

Country of Origin: Japan
Company: Victor
Format: Compact Disc Album
Runtime: 47 minutes 33 seconds
Catalogue Number: LP: JBX-25098, Cass: VCK-6184, CD: VDR-1263
Release Date: 21 September 1986
Availability: Out of Print

Track Listing
1. Sentimental Behind Our Backs - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:21) 
2. Lonely Sunset - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:04) 
3. Megazone 23 Theme - Performed by Tomihaga Miina (2:53) 

4. Tomorrow Blues - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (2:04)
5. Now is the Best of Times - Performed by Shou Mauyumin and Kawamura Maria (7:29)
6. Please Tell Me the Secret - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (5:54)
7. Red Lantern Street - Performed by Shou Mauyumi, Kawamura Maria and Tomihaga Miina (3:14) 
8. Sometimes Kimiko-sama, But - Performed by Shou Mauyumi, Kawamura Maria and Tomihaga Miina (2:47)

9. Wind's Lullaby - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:24)
10. You Can't Sleep Alone - Performed by Takenchi Yuka (4:24)

A compilation album which contains tracks from both the "Megazone 23 Original Soundtrack" and "Megazone 23 Part II Original Soundtrack" as well as "Megazone 23 Ushinawareta Season". Most of the tracks have sound effects before them and are taken from the anime to provide "atmosphere". The track listing for the album above has the "Megazone 23 Part I" tracks highlighted.

 

Megazone 23 Vocal Collection

Megazone 23 Vocal Collection

Country of Origin: Japan
Company: Victor
Format: Compact Disc Album
Runtime: 54 minutes 10 seconds
Catalogue Number: Cass: VCKY-20003, CD: VDRY-25025, VICL-5112 (1991 re-issue)
Release Date: 21 November 1989, 7 November 1991 (CD re-issue)
Availability: Out of Print

Track Listing
1. Tragic Idol - Performed by Takaoka Saki (4:14) 
2. Breakpoint - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:29) 
3. Lonely Sunset - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:04) 
4. Wind's Lullaby - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:43) 
5. Tomorrow Blues - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (2:02) 

6. Red Lantern Street - Performed by Shou Mauyumi, Kawamura Maria and Tomihaga Miina (3:14) 
7. Sometimes Kimiko-sama, But - Performed by Shou Mauyumi, Kawamura Maria and Tomihaga Miina (2:47)
8. Please Tell Me the Secret - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:55) 
9. Megazone 23 Theme - Performed by Tomihaga Miina (2:53) 
10. Now is the Best of Times - Performed by Shou Mauyumin and Kawamura Maria (7:29)
11. Sentimental Behind Our Backs - Performed by Miyasato Kumi (4:21)
12. Pandora's Boat - Performed by Takaoka Saki (4:02) 
13. You Can't Sleep Alone - Performed by Takenchi Yuka (4:24)

This album is a compilation of vocal tracks from all three OVAs. "Please Tell Me the Secret" has had around a minute edited out of it's original length. The track listing for the album above has the "Megazone 23 Part I" tracks highlighted. This album was re-issued on CD in 1991.

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