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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NclGBGsKicc Yoshimitsu's theme]] by Nobuyoshi "sanodg" Sano -- probably the closest a song from the soundtrack came to having distinct lyrics until ''Tekken 5''[='=]s console opening theme.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeQEeqcoNHA Ogre's theme]], by Keiichi Okabe, sounds perfect for a ritual for a deity like Ogre himself.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjD9BZv5ybw Hwoarang's theme]], also by Keiichi Okabe, is a very fast-paced jungle-dnb song, and is quite fitting for an unbeaten taekwondo fighter.
* Paul should be proud to have [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHJGhF0GLNs the most rocking theme song in the game]], courtesy of Akitaka Tohyama.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJA4F2SfPjI Nina's theme]], also by Tohyama, is nothing to sneeze at either.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ahy8blq0MI Unknown's theme]] (by Keiichi Okabe), is one of the most maligned tracks in the Tekken soundtrack.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucF5WuRpljQ The Opening theme]], courtesy of Akitaka Tohyama. Some loyal fans of the series will probably recognize ''Tekken Tag Tournament 2''[='=]s console opening theme as a remix of this very track.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4E8hnfKg3g The Staff Roll]] is the most distinct piece in the OST, and absolutely beautiful.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NclGBGsKicc [[https://youtu.be/CZ3WCC-YqzU Yoshimitsu's theme]] by Nobuyoshi "sanodg" Sano -- probably the closest a song from the soundtrack came to having distinct lyrics until ''Tekken 5''[='=]s console opening theme.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeQEeqcoNHA [[https://youtu.be/l8ywxzdq0Tk Ogre's theme]], by Keiichi Okabe, sounds perfect for a ritual for a deity like Ogre himself.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjD9BZv5ybw [[https://youtu.be/Ji20CFljBFY Hwoarang's theme]], also by Keiichi Okabe, is a very fast-paced jungle-dnb song, and is quite fitting for an unbeaten taekwondo fighter.
* Paul should be proud to have [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHJGhF0GLNs [[https://youtu.be/df6qVQJn-qs the most rocking theme song in the game]], courtesy of Akitaka Tohyama.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJA4F2SfPjI [[https://youtu.be/1yLCk9WRMWU Nina's theme]], also by Tohyama, is nothing to sneeze at either.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ahy8blq0MI [[https://youtu.be/YEl_KlFrcBA Unknown's theme]] (by Keiichi Okabe), is one of the most maligned tracks in the Tekken soundtrack.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucF5WuRpljQ [[https://youtu.be/y_Yu6QRgFxA The Opening theme]], courtesy of Akitaka Tohyama. Some loyal fans of the series will probably recognize ''Tekken Tag Tournament 2''[='=]s console opening theme as a remix of this very track.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4E8hnfKg3g [[https://youtu.be/9i75Im0qycg The Staff Roll]] is the most distinct piece in the OST, and absolutely beautiful.



* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeaqCeDBYNs A Fist for a Fist]], the console opening movie theme, accompanies the triumphant return of Kazuya Mishima into the series canon.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeaqCeDBYNs [[https://youtu.be/67mi-v802rw A Fist for a Fist]], the console opening movie theme, accompanies the triumphant return of Kazuya Mishima into the series canon.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkITRU-N_cQ Tiger Jackson's theme]] is more rock-influenced than disco, but still makes for an awesome song.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkITRU-N_cQ [[https://youtu.be/p4RfFJnhziw Tiger Jackson's theme]] is more rock-influenced than disco, but still makes for an awesome song.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAOl4cFgiK4 Ogre and True Ogre's theme]]. Usually split into their individual parts, the song is actually better off as one complete track. There's a bridge which plays once Ogre is defeated, which denotes his transformation into True Ogre. The same composer (Nobuyoshi Sano, or sanodg) would later go on to use the same technique in ''Tekken Tag Tournament 2'' for Jun and Unknown.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMsgVLo1Zms Ling Xiaoyu's]] theme is a lot tougher-sounding than you'd expect.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAOl4cFgiK4 [[https://youtu.be/ZXeWpTsva8Y Ogre and True Ogre's theme]]. Usually split into their individual parts, the song is actually better off as one complete track. There's a bridge which plays once Ogre is defeated, which denotes his transformation into True Ogre. The same composer (Nobuyoshi Sano, or sanodg) would later go on to use the same technique in ''Tekken Tag Tournament 2'' for Jun and Unknown.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMsgVLo1Zms [[https://youtu.be/QMsgVLo1Zms Ling Xiaoyu's]] theme is a lot tougher-sounding than you'd expect.


* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZNIDJoCbYk hidden characters theme]] is great to rock out to. Julia's theme in the [=PS1=] version is based on it. Composed by Nobuyoshi Sano.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpcdr4jQaLQ Forest Law's]] Theme doesn't sound like all that but gets better the farther it goes.

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* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZNIDJoCbYk [[https://youtu.be/VvnPKnyKfDU hidden characters theme]] is great to rock out to. Julia's theme in the [=PS1=] version is based on it. Composed by Nobuyoshi Sano.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpcdr4jQaLQ [[https://youtu.be/aNV0e4RJ7S0 Forest Law's]] Theme doesn't sound like all that but gets better the farther it goes.



** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcLPL8cPQ-8 PS1 remix has some more techno elements to it.]]
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVYuzs2Otz8 The arcade version is nothing to sneeze at either.]]
* Nina's theme (by Keiichi Okabe) is an awesome [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2CQ3HEcBbc bass guitar-driven track.]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9FOyz-7np0 Paul's theme]] is a nice rock song that keeps you on your toes with its seemingly discordant rhythms. Composed by Nobuyoshi Sano.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZWXAGtrVK0 Kuma's and Panda's theme]] (composed by Keiichi Okabe) is probably one of the most criminally overlooked tracks in the entire series.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8AHWMjkqhM Mokujin's theme]] (courtesy of Nobuyoshi Sano) is driven mainly by one bass line looping throughout the entire track. Bonus points for incorporating some actual wood sounds into the loop! It also happens to be a "wooden" remix of Yoshimitsu's theme, which is an awesome track in its own right!

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcLPL8cPQ-8 [[https://youtu.be/vhyYU1fkUwI PS1 remix has some more techno elements to it.]]
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVYuzs2Otz8 [[https://youtu.be/wCWANtcDlgg The arcade version is nothing to sneeze at either.]]
* Nina's theme (by Keiichi Okabe) is an awesome [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2CQ3HEcBbc [[https://youtu.be/SEebRRc1YWQ bass guitar-driven track.]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9FOyz-7np0 [[https://youtu.be/Mqi3mWudD8E Paul's theme]] is a nice rock song that keeps you on your toes with its seemingly discordant rhythms. Composed by Nobuyoshi Sano.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZWXAGtrVK0 [[https://youtu.be/9ZWXAGtrVK0 Kuma's and Panda's theme]] (composed by Keiichi Okabe) is probably one of the most criminally overlooked tracks in the entire series.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8AHWMjkqhM [[https://youtu.be/C8AHWMjkqhM Mokujin's theme]] (courtesy of Nobuyoshi Sano) is driven mainly by one bass line looping throughout the entire track. Bonus points for incorporating some actual wood sounds into the loop! It also happens to be a "wooden" remix of Yoshimitsu's theme, which is an awesome track in its own right!


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5D5Eo5Aji1I Black Winter Night Sky]], the opening theme to the second game. See [[YMMV/{{Tekken}} Memetic Mutation]].
* Jun's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS59Kx_48ro Morning Field.]] The stage it plays on is a beautiful grass clearing, and the music adds to its relaxing effect.
* King's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlu4F9BbCUU Ring A Bell.]] The music starts on a grand note as though introducing the atmosphere of a church, before transitioning into fast-paced techno as the fight continues.
%%* Law's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1b59cs43xM Two Different Sides.]]
%%* Lei's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJmSfiR0x_A The Place, 1997.]]
* Paul's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLRi7jl_UT0 Paul's Miracle Death Fist.]] A great mix of funk and electronic music.
* Yoshimitsu's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WE15BZW0nw Head Shaker.]] The soundtrack captures the atmosphere of fighting in the middle of a thick forest; haunting and beautiful all at the same time.
* Baek's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnNjd6K9Tuc Eastern Dance.]] Unique among the mid-boss themes as the only one not taken from Tekken 1.
%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj9YO4tilTU Heihachi's theme, "As Bald As?".]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46YCByNuaVQ Kazuya's theme, "Emotionless Passion".]] Japanese guitars, percussions, and electronic sounds all combine to make for an intense soundtrack as you fight the boss of the game. Even now, many still consider it the best piece of stage music in the entire series, particularly the arrange version for the console release.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIqXCTzlGEQ Devil Kazuya's and Angel's theme, "Be In The Mirror".]] The song features a more downtempo rendition of the main melody of "Emotionless Passion" as you confront the TrueFinalBoss, the Devil residing in Kazuya (or Angel if you're playing as Devil).
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8T8rUvVrUA Nobody Catch Me]], Michelle's theme. Despite the {{Engrish}}y title, it's both energetic and relaxing, resulting in pure awesome.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BC3jd4ir8c Landscape Under the Ghost -KAMINANO-, the Ending theme.]] [[Creator/RyokoShiraishi One of the singers]] [[AscendedExtra eventually went on to voice Asuka starting in 5.]]
%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f65nkeBe8kY Quiet Interim Report]], the mid-boss theme.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5D5Eo5Aji1I [[https://youtu.be/-iY353k9cBs Black Winter Night Sky]], the opening theme to the second game. See [[YMMV/{{Tekken}} Memetic Mutation]].
* Jun's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS59Kx_48ro [[https://youtu.be/xUwx6Lqo1n0 Morning Field.]] The stage it plays on is a beautiful grass clearing, and the music adds to its relaxing effect.
* King's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlu4F9BbCUU [[https://youtu.be/A6wODLlPTxE Ring A Bell.]] The music starts on a grand note as though introducing the atmosphere of a church, before transitioning into fast-paced techno as the fight continues.
%%* Law's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1b59cs43xM [[https://youtu.be/T92YOZ0IpD4 Two Different Sides.]]
%%* Lei's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJmSfiR0x_A [[https://youtu.be/6EoAoV9qVEQ The Place, 1997.]]
* Paul's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLRi7jl_UT0 [[https://youtu.be/boR4xPNZj4E Paul's Miracle Death Fist.]] A great mix of funk and electronic music.
* Yoshimitsu's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WE15BZW0nw [[https://youtu.be/I792pxhSXaM Head Shaker.]] The soundtrack captures the atmosphere of fighting in the middle of a thick forest; haunting and beautiful all at the same time.
* Baek's theme, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnNjd6K9Tuc [[https://youtu.be/T3wduhrr9Ek Eastern Dance.]] Unique among the mid-boss themes as the only one not taken from Tekken 1.
%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj9YO4tilTU [[https://youtu.be/VXYm5forOlc Heihachi's theme, "As Bald As?".]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46YCByNuaVQ [[https://youtu.be/zxo7hCx72nE Kazuya's theme, "Emotionless Passion".]] Japanese guitars, percussions, and electronic sounds all combine to make for an intense soundtrack as you fight the boss of the game. Even now, many still consider it the best piece of stage music in the entire series, particularly the arrange version for the console release.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIqXCTzlGEQ [[https://youtu.be/kJPi7P_bKs8 Devil Kazuya's and Angel's theme, "Be In The Mirror".]] The song features a more downtempo rendition of the main melody of "Emotionless Passion" as you confront the TrueFinalBoss, the Devil residing in Kazuya (or Angel if you're playing as Devil).
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8T8rUvVrUA [[https://youtu.be/UKTuRIIwNk8 Nobody Catch Me]], Michelle's theme. Despite the {{Engrish}}y title, it's both energetic and relaxing, resulting in pure awesome.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BC3jd4ir8c [[https://youtu.be/tz4PoecCajI Landscape Under the Ghost -KAMINANO-, the Ending theme.]] [[Creator/RyokoShiraishi One of the singers]] [[AscendedExtra eventually went on to voice Asuka starting in 5.]]
%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f65nkeBe8kY [[https://youtu.be/0RuuXuwQGmY Quiet Interim Report]], the mid-boss theme.


* [[https://youtu.be/xlEKbSRvqGo The character select theme]]. It lets you know that things have taken a turn for the worse since the first game. If that doesn't suit you, then chances are that the more lively [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VT1bUyX_20 arranged version]] used for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation port will.

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* [[https://youtu.be/xlEKbSRvqGo The character select theme]]. It lets you know that things have taken a turn for the worse since the first game. If that doesn't suit you, then chances are that the more lively [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VT1bUyX_20 [[https://youtu.be/q-W7MTjiYUs arranged version]] used for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation port will.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MHu3_paJk The character select theme]]. It lets you know that things have taken a turn for the worse since the first game. If that doesn't suit you, then chances are that the more lively [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VT1bUyX_20 arranged version]] used for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation port will.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MHu3_paJk [[https://youtu.be/xlEKbSRvqGo The character select theme]]. It lets you know that things have taken a turn for the worse since the first game. If that doesn't suit you, then chances are that the more lively [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VT1bUyX_20 arranged version]] used for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation port will.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsB14OVlcrs Karma]], the theme of Electric Fountain by Akitaka Tohyama.

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* %%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsB14OVlcrs Karma]], the theme of Electric Fountain by Akitaka Tohyama.



* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyGWXmcoU0 Sacred dark]], the theme for Azazel's Chamber and the main antagonist, Azazel. Composed by Keiichi Okabe.

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* %%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyGWXmcoU0 Sacred dark]], the theme for Azazel's Chamber and the main antagonist, Azazel. Composed by Keiichi Okabe.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyGWXmcoU0 Sacred dark]], for Azazel's Chamber and the theme of the God of Rectifying, Azazel. Composed by Keiichi Okabe.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyGWXmcoU0 Sacred dark]], the theme for Azazel's Chamber and the theme of the God of Rectifying, main antagonist, Azazel. Composed by Keiichi Okabe.


%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsB14OVlcrs Karma]], the theme of Electric Fountain by Akitaka Tohyama.

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%%* * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsB14OVlcrs Karma]], the theme of Electric Fountain by Akitaka Tohyama.



%%* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyGWXmcoU0 Sacred dark]], for Azazel's Chamber, by Keiichi Okabe.

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%%* * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyGWXmcoU0 Sacred dark]], for Azazel's Chamber, Chamber and the theme of the God of Rectifying, Azazel. Composed by Keiichi Okabe.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtRM9wDK2oQ Arctic snowfall 1st]], the theme of... Arctic Snowfall. Who knew electronic could create a beautiful and majestic song that fits well for a snowy battle. Also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqEwJX6sCRQ Arctic snowfall 2nd]], the final round version of "Arctic Snowfall" with more background bass and piano. Performed by Keiichi Okabe.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtRM9wDK2oQ Arctic snowfall 1st]], the theme of... Arctic Snowfall. Who knew electronic could create a beautiful and majestic song that fits well for a snowy the coldest battle. Also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqEwJX6sCRQ Arctic snowfall 2nd]], the final round version of "Arctic Snowfall" with more beautiful background bass and piano. Performed by Keiichi Okabe.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtRM9wDK2oQ Arctic snowfall 1st]], the theme of... Arctic Snowfall. Who knew dubstep could create a beautiful and majestic song that fits well for a snowy battle. %% Also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqEwJX6sCRQ Arctic snowfall 2nd]], the final round version of "Arctic Snowfall" with more background bass and piano. Performed by Keiichi Okabe.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtRM9wDK2oQ Arctic snowfall 1st]], the theme of... Arctic Snowfall. Who knew dubstep electronic could create a beautiful and majestic song that fits well for a snowy battle. %% Also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqEwJX6sCRQ Arctic snowfall 2nd]], the final round version of "Arctic Snowfall" with more background bass and piano. Performed by Keiichi Okabe.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cpDwSNzIdo Cave Of Enlightenment]], Fahkumram's stage theme. The theme is badass and fits the hardcore and mighty Muay Thai fighter himself with a perfect mix of Thai instruments and infinite techno bass dropping. And wait until you hear the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OzVOVJRnQ Final Round Version]], where the pace of the theme speeds up as the round is ending (most likely with Fahkumram winning).

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cpDwSNzIdo Cave Of Enlightenment]], Fahkumram's stage theme. The theme is badass hardcore and fits the hardcore and mighty and badass Muay Thai fighter himself with a perfect mix of Thai instruments and infinite techno bass dropping. And wait until you hear the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OzVOVJRnQ Final Round Version]], where the pace of the theme speeds up as the round is ending (most likely with Fahkumram winning).


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cpDwSNzIdo Cave Of Enlightenment]], Fahkumram's stage theme. The theme is badass and fits the Muay Thai fighter himself with a perfect mix of Thai instruments and infinite techno bass dropping. And wait until you hear the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OzVOVJRnQ Final Round Version]], where the pace of the theme speeds up as the round is ending (most likely with Fahkumram winning).

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cpDwSNzIdo Cave Of Enlightenment]], Fahkumram's stage theme. The theme is badass and fits the hardcore and mighty Muay Thai fighter himself with a perfect mix of Thai instruments and infinite techno bass dropping. And wait until you hear the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OzVOVJRnQ Final Round Version]], where the pace of the theme speeds up as the round is ending (most likely with Fahkumram winning).


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cpDwSNzIdo Cave Of Enlightenment]], Fahkumram's stage theme. The theme is badass and fits the Muay Thai fighter himself with a perfect mix of Thai instruments and infinite techno bass dropping. And wait until you hear the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OzVOVJRnQ Final Round Version]], where the pace of the theme speeds up as the round is ending (most likely with Fahkumram winning).



* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cpDwSNzIdo Cave Of Enlightenment]], Fahkumram's stage theme. The theme is badass and fits the Muay Thai fighter himself with a perfect mix of Thai instruments and infinite techno bass dropping. And wait until you hear the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OzVOVJRnQ Final Round Version]], where the pace of the theme speeds up as the round is ending (most likely with Fahkumram winning).

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cpDwSNzIdo Cave Of Enlightenment]], Fahkumram's stage theme. The theme is badass and fits the Muay Thai fighter himself with a perfect mix of Thai instruments and infinite techno bass dropping. And wait until you hear the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OzVOVJRnQ Final Round Version]], where the pace of the theme speeds up as the round is ending (most likely with Fahkumram winning).

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