Once again, we have
the very great pleasure of speaking with Mr. Hoshino about his
score for From Software's Evergrace 2.
satisfied were you with the music from the original Evergrace?
Hoshino: I'm satisfied that the response was exactly what
RB: How does Evergrace
2's music improve upon the original game's music?
It's really hard to tell. I would like to ask the listeners.
RB: What are the
most important elements of Evergrace 2's music?
I tried to express the immature energy of youth.
RB: . What are
the important elements to your music for Cookies and Cream?
It is the melody. I tried to make it easy to remember so it would
haunt the player's memory.
RB: How does your
music for Cookies and Cream compare to Evergrace 2's music?
An important point of the music for Cookie and Cream is the melody
as mentioned earlier. Expressing the original atmosphere and air
by sound is an important point of Evergrace 2's music.
What style of music
is harder to compose for; Cookies and Cream or Evergrace 2
They were both hard to compose but I cared to put unique air
and sound in Evergrace 2's music.
RB: How would you
like your music to evolve?
I feel my music is blocked up somehow, so I'd like to take it
RB: What kind of
music are you listening to today?
I listen to many kind of music. I guess I often listen to Jazz
RocketBaby would like
to thank Mr. Hoshino for chatting with us again. Special thanks
to Noriko Ozaki and From Software. To read Mr. Hoshino's previous
interview with us click