|"Cosmo Canyon" from Final Fantasy VII|
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- “The theme song of Cosmo Canyon, the home of Red XIII in FFVII. The soothing strains and slow tempo reflect the folk music of such a barren wasteland.”
- —Theatrhythm Final Fantasy description
"Cosmo Canyon" (星降る峡谷, Hoshi Furu Kyōkoku?, lit. "Canyon of the Fallen Star"), also known as "Valley of the Fallen Star", is a background theme from Final Fantasy VII. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu.
In fact, "Red XIII's Theme" is a shorter variation of "Cosmo Canyon", and plays in several cutscenes involving the character, including his introduction at Shinra Building. "Great Warrior" is another arrangement of "Cosmo Canyon", and it plays during the cutscene involving Red XIII and his discovery of the true acts of his father, Seto, at the exit of the Cave of the Gi.
"Cosmo Canyon" and "Great Warrior are the first and third track of the third disc of the Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack. "Red XIII's Theme" is the twenty-first track of the first disc of the soundtrack.
Arrangement Album appearancesEdit
The song is part of the 8-bit arrangement album as its fifth track.
The Best of Final Fantasy 1994 - 1999: A Musical Tribute is an album that features a selection of tracks from Final Fantasy VI to Final Fantasy VIII, arranged and remixed by Sherman F. Heinig and performed by the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra.
"Cosmo Canyon" is one of the four selected tracks from Final Fantasy VII that were included on this album, and is the sixth track of the album.
Compilation Album appearancesEdit
"Valley of the Fallen Star" was included as the second track of this Final Fantasy VII music best-of album.
"Cosmo Canyon" is included on the third disc of this collectors' edition.
Appearances outside Final Fantasy MediaEdit
The Great RebirthEdit
"Cosmo Canyon" is sampled in the song "Final Fantasy" by the band Drunken Tiger, included on the 2000 album The Great Rebirth.