The Earthbound Papas are a band formed by veteran Final Fantasy composer, Nobuo Uematsu, after his other project, The Black Mages, disbanded. According to Uematsu, they will play Final Fantasy music that The Black Mages had not played. It has also been suggested that they will play video game music from titles other than that of Final Fantasy.
The band has already performed "Dancing Mad" from Final Fantasy VI which can be found on Track 6 of the Distant Worlds II: More Music from Final Fantasy CD. They have also performed "Liberi Fatali" from Final Fantasy VIII and part of "One-Winged Angel" from Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.
The Earthbound Papas will be performing with Motoi Sakuraba, famous music composer, at FANTASY ROCK FES 2011.
The Earthbound Papas have also performed a band-only version of "One-Winged Angel" which is included on their new album released 2011-03-16 entitled Octave Theory.
- Introduction ~ Octopus Theory
- Liberi Fatali (Final Fantasy VIII)
- One-Winged Angel (Final Fantasy VII Advent Children)
- Thread of Fate (GUINSAGA)
- Metal Hypnotized
- Eternity (Blue Dragon)
- The Forest of Thousand Years
- Bo-Kon-Ho-Ko (Lost Odyssey)