I got a bit excited back in 2016 when I heard that a new Sonic game will come out. I never actually liked Sonic, but last year I was in a “Retro Mode” on because of my purchase of my first Sega MegaDrive console. Also because of my passion for game design I wanted to learn more about the old games, analyze them a bit better. Last year I also bought Sega Archives by Imagine Publishing book and I also started to read about about the “war” between Nintendo and Sega that happened in the 90s. I was fascinated.
Not only that, but as some of you know last year I started to collect vinyls. On of the vinyls that was on my “must purchase list” was the OST from Streets of Rage 2. I will talk more about SoR2 OST in another article, but that SoR2 OST Vinyl release was made by data-disc. That vinyl was sold out for 1+ years but they announced a re-press set for release in the summer of 2017. When that date was approaching, data-disc announced a release of the Sonic Mania OST. I was a little bit intrigued but I decided to listen to the first and only song that was released (at that time). It was this song:
I was hooked. That piano sound combined with a little bit of retro sound… I started to think if I should really order the vinyl based solely on only one track. But I decided to go for it and I ordered the Limited Edition of Sonic Mania OST and the Streets of Rage 2 OST on clear vinyl.
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