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* ''VideoGame/SonicCD'' is well-known for replacing the original soundtrack by Naofumi Hataya et al with new music composed by Spencer Nilsen and David Young for the US release (most likely due to licensing issues with the theme songs' performers). Europe, meanwhile, got the Hataya soundtrack for the Mega CD version. The PC version used the Nilsen & Young soundtrack in all regions, while ''Gems Collection'' used it in the US and Europe (but retained the Hataya soundtrack in Japan). It looked like getting the Hataya soundtrack in the US would be a case of NoExportForYou, until an UpdatedRerelease for most consoles of the seventh generation was released with ''both'' soundtracks in all regions (sans lyrics for the Hataya's theme songs, due to licensing issues).

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* ''VideoGame/SonicCD'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehogCD'' is well-known for replacing the original soundtrack by Naofumi Hataya et et. al with new music composed by Spencer Nilsen and David Young for the US release (most release, most likely due to licensing issues with the theme songs' performers). Europe, meanwhile, performers. Meanwhile, Europe got the Hataya soundtrack for the Mega CD version. soundtrack. The PC version of the game used the Nilsen & Young soundtrack in for all regions, while ''Gems Collection'' used it in the US and Europe (but retained the Hataya soundtrack in Japan). It looked like getting the Hataya soundtrack in the US would be a case of NoExportForYou, until Eventually, an UpdatedRerelease for most consoles of version was released during the seventh generation was released with that allows the player to toggle between ''both'' soundtracks in all regions (sans lyrics for the Hataya's theme songs, due to licensing issues).


* Creator/FourKidsEntertainment was notorious for doing this with pretty much all of their shows in addition to their general [[{{Macekre}} editing]] (''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' was an exception, at least for a few of the earlier seasons). Notably, in ''Anime/SonicX'', during the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'' arc, the game's theme "Live and Learn" kicked in during the climatic ending, but 4Kids completely axed the music and replaced it with their usual faux orchestra music, removing a lot of the impact.

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* Creator/FourKidsEntertainment was notorious for doing this with pretty much all of their shows in addition to their general [[{{Macekre}} editing]] (''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' was an exception, at least for a few of the earlier seasons). Notably, in ''Anime/SonicX'', during the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'' arc, the game's theme "Live and Learn" kicked in during the climatic ending, but 4Kids completely axed the music and replaced it with their usual faux orchestra music, removing a lot of the impact.impact.
* After The Pokémon took over as the English dubbers to ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', they continued the habit of replacing the original Japanese scores, though to a lesser extent, with only music that comes directly from the games receiving this treatment.



* After [=TPC=] took over as the English dubbers to ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', they made more of an effort to stay true to the Japanese scores. Though, that doesn't mean that they kept in all of the soundtracks. While not as bad as 4kids, they changed up a lot of the series' score.


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* ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot3Warped'': The Japanese release for the game has an alternative soundtrack made by Mutato Muzika.

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* ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot3Warped'': ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot'': The Japanese release for the game has an alternative soundtrack music made by Mutato Muzika.the original composer, Josh Mancell for 4 of the boss fights and Tawna's bonus levels. The remaining PS1 titles had new menu themes made for the Japanese versions.


* The Funimation dubs of ''Anime/DragonBall Z'' have the original music replaced with a guitar-heavy rock soundtrack. This has caused a certain amount of "{{Macekre}} vs. {{Woolseyism}}" debating, since many Western fans feel the dub soundtrack fits the action much better.

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* The Funimation dubs of ''Anime/DragonBall Z'' ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' have the original music replaced with a guitar-heavy rock soundtrack. This has caused a certain amount of "{{Macekre}} vs. {{Woolseyism}}" debating, since many Western fans feel the dub soundtrack fits the action much better.

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* ''VideoGame/GranTurismo'' 1 and 2 for the original PlayStation. In Japan, they had original jazz fusion soundtracks by Masahiro Andoh and Isamu Ohira; the Western releases had them replaced with licensed rock songs. The subsequent games unified the soundtracks for all regions - except the opening theme, which in Japan is ''always'' Andoh's "Moon Over The Castle."


** Similarly, ''VideoGame/BioMetal'' had its original music replaced by tracks from 2 Unlimited's debut album ''Get Ready!''.

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** Similarly, ''VideoGame/BioMetal'' had its original music replaced by with tracks from 2 Unlimited's debut album ''Get Ready!''.

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** Similarly, ''VideoGame/BioMetal'' had its original music replaced by tracks from 2 Unlimited's debut album ''Get Ready!''.


* ''VideoGame/SonicCD'' is well-known for replacing the original soundtrack by Naofumi Hataya et al with new music composed by Spencer Nilsen for the US release (most likely due to licensing issues with the theme songs' performers). Europe, meanwhile, got the Hataya soundtrack for the Mega CD version. The PC version used the Nilsen soundtrack in all regions, while ''Gems Collection'' used it in the US and Europe (but retained the Hataya soundtrack in Japan). It looked like getting the Hataya soundtrack in the US would be a case of NoExportForYou, until an UpdatedRerelease for most consoles of the seventh generation was released with ''both'' soundtracks in all regions (sans lyrics for the Hataya's theme songs, due to licensing issues).

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* ''VideoGame/SonicCD'' is well-known for replacing the original soundtrack by Naofumi Hataya et al with new music composed by Spencer Nilsen and David Young for the US release (most likely due to licensing issues with the theme songs' performers). Europe, meanwhile, got the Hataya soundtrack for the Mega CD version. The PC version used the Nilsen & Young soundtrack in all regions, while ''Gems Collection'' used it in the US and Europe (but retained the Hataya soundtrack in Japan). It looked like getting the Hataya soundtrack in the US would be a case of NoExportForYou, until an UpdatedRerelease for most consoles of the seventh generation was released with ''both'' soundtracks in all regions (sans lyrics for the Hataya's theme songs, due to licensing issues).


* The Creator/DiC-Optimum English dub of the first two seasons of ''Manga/SailorMoon'' used a completely new soundtrack. Clover and Optimum's dub of the later seasons retained the original soundtrack.

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* The Creator/DiC-Optimum English dub of the first two seasons of ''Manga/SailorMoon'' used a completely new soundtrack. Clover Cloverway and Optimum's dub of the later seasons retained the original soundtrack.


For whatever reason, be it legal issues or creative differences, a work gets completely re-scored when being released outside its country of origin. These may or may not happen with a bonus serving of NoExportForYou for the original soundtrack (and in some cases, the new soundtrack as well).

If the original music was done by a separate band (not in-house,) then an entire separate license needs to be drawn up for the music, apart from the work itself. In some cases, the band may flat-out refuse, or they may demand huge royalties that would double the expense of porting the work.

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For whatever reason, be it [[ScrewedByTheLawyers legal issues issues]] or creative differences, CreativeDifferences, a work gets completely re-scored when being released outside its country of origin. These may or may not happen with a bonus serving of NoExportForYou for the original soundtrack (and in some cases, the new soundtrack as well).

If the original music was done by a separate band (not in-house,) in-house), then an entire separate license needs to be drawn up for the music, apart from the work itself. In some cases, the band may flat-out refuse, or they may demand huge royalties that would double the expense of porting the work.



* [[Creator/FourKidsEntertainment 4Kids]] is notorious for doing this with pretty much all of their shows in addition to their general [[{{Macekre}} editing]] (''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' was an exception, at least for a few of the earlier seasons). Notably, in ''Anime/SonicX'', during the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'' arc, the game's theme "Live and Learn" kicked in during the climatic ending, but 4Kids completely axed the music and replaced it with their usual faux orchestra music, removing a lot of the impact.

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* [[Creator/FourKidsEntertainment 4Kids]] is Creator/FourKidsEntertainment was notorious for doing this with pretty much all of their shows in addition to their general [[{{Macekre}} editing]] (''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' was an exception, at least for a few of the earlier seasons). Notably, in ''Anime/SonicX'', during the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'' arc, the game's theme "Live and Learn" kicked in during the climatic ending, but 4Kids completely axed the music and replaced it with their usual faux orchestra music, removing a lot of the impact.



* The song "Yerushalayim Shel Zahav" ("Jerusalem of Gold") is featured in the ''Film/SchindlersList'' soundtrack and plays during a key moment near the end of the film. This caused some controversy in Israel when the film was released because the song was written in 1967 and is widely known in Israel as a pop and folk song. The song was therefore edited out of the Israeli release of the film and replaced by the song "Eli, Eli", which was written by the Jewish Hungarian poet Hannah Szenes in World War II and is more appropriate for the time period and subject matter of the film.

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* The song "Yerushalayim Shel Zahav" ("Jerusalem of Gold") is featured in the ''Film/SchindlersList'' soundtrack and plays during a key moment near the end of the film. This caused some controversy in Israel UsefulNotes/{{Israel}} when the film was released because the song was written in 1967 and is widely known in Israel as a pop and folk song. The song was therefore edited out of the Israeli release of the film and replaced by the song "Eli, Eli", which was written by the Jewish Hungarian poet Hannah Szenes in World War II during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and is more appropriate for the time period and subject matter of the film.



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* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'', "The Star-Spangled Banner" played when Buzz gave a motivational speech as the American flag faded in behind him. For foreign releases, it was replaced with an original piece as the visual changed to a rotating globe with fireworks.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'', "The Star-Spangled Banner" played when Buzz gave a motivational speech as the American flag faded in behind him. For foreign releases, it was replaced with an original piece as the visual changed to a rotating globe with fireworks.


* [[Creator/FourKidsEntertainment 4Kids]] is notorious for doing this with pretty much all of their shows in addition to their general {{Macekre}}-ing (''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' was an exception, at least for a few of the earlier seasons). Notably, in ''Anime/SonicX'', during the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'' arc, the game's theme "Live and Learn" kicked in during the climatic ending, but 4Kids completely axed the music and replaced it with their usual faux orchestra music, removing a lot of the impact.

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* [[Creator/FourKidsEntertainment 4Kids]] is notorious for doing this with pretty much all of their shows in addition to their general {{Macekre}}-ing [[{{Macekre}} editing]] (''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' was an exception, at least for a few of the earlier seasons). Notably, in ''Anime/SonicX'', during the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'' arc, the game's theme "Live and Learn" kicked in during the climatic ending, but 4Kids completely axed the music and replaced it with their usual faux orchestra music, removing a lot of the impact.



* Saban's English dub of the first two seasons of ''Manga/SailorMoon'' used a completely new soundtrack. Later seasons retained the original soundtrack.

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* Saban's The Creator/DiC-Optimum English dub of the first two seasons of ''Manga/SailorMoon'' used a completely new soundtrack. Later Clover and Optimum's dub of the later seasons retained the original soundtrack.



* ''[[VideoGame/GuiltyGear Guilty Gear XX #Reload]]'' has an entirely new soundtrack for the Korean release composed by Sin Hae Chul. It's just as good as the original soundtrack.

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* ''[[VideoGame/GuiltyGear Guilty Gear XX #Reload]]'' has an entirely new soundtrack for the Korean release composed by Sin Hae Chul. It's considered to be just as good as the original soundtrack.


* ''X-Kaliber 2097'' had all the music from the Japanese version (''[[MarketBasedTitle Sword Maniac]]'') replaced with tracks from
Psykosonik's SelfTitledAlbum for Creator/{{Activision}}'s international release.

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* ''X-Kaliber 2097'' had all the music from the Japanese version (''[[MarketBasedTitle Sword Maniac]]'') replaced with tracks from
from Psykosonik's SelfTitledAlbum for Creator/{{Activision}}'s international release.



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* Saban's English dub of the first two seasons of ''Manga/SailorMoon'' used a completely new soundtrack. Later seasons retained the original soundtrack.
* Fox's broadcast of ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'' contained a mix of new music and music from the original score, but the original music was usually played in completely different scenes from where it had originally appeared.




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* International releases of ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' had a different prologue scroll that was meant to explain the Civil War to foreign audiences. So, instead of a slow, choral rendition of "Dixie", the international version used a bombastic rendition of "Battle Hymn of the Republic".
* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'', "The Star-Spangled Banner" played when Buzz gave a motivational speech as the American flag faded in behind him. For foreign releases, it was replaced with an original piece as the visual changed to a rotating globe with fireworks.
* For the US release of ''Film/TheNeverendingStory'', Klaus Doldinger's classical orchestra soundtrack was replaced in large parts by a synthesizer-based soundtrack by Giorgio Moroder.



* ''VideoGame/MegaMan8'' and ''VideoGame/MegaManX3'' have full vocalized songs in their original Japanese releases, which were replaced with different tunes when brought over to the West.
* ''X-Kaliber 2097'' had all the music from the Japanese version (''[[MarketBasedTitle Sword Maniac]]'') replaced with tracks from Psykosonik's SelfTitledAlbum for Creator/{{Activision}}'s international release.

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* ''Franchise/MegaMan'' has a history of doing this:
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''VideoGame/MegaMan8'' and ''VideoGame/MegaManX3'' have full vocalized songs in their original Japanese releases, which were replaced with different tunes when brought over to the West.
** The UnderTheSea stage for ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'' (also known as Duff Mcwhalen/Tidal Whale's stage) has a completely original soundtrack in the Japanese version, but in the North American/Non-Japan version, it's a remix of Bubble Crab's stage music from ''VideoGame/MegaManX2''.
* ''X-Kaliber 2097'' had all the music from the Japanese version (''[[MarketBasedTitle Sword Maniac]]'') replaced with tracks from from
Psykosonik's SelfTitledAlbum for Creator/{{Activision}}'s international release.release.
* ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot3Warped'': The Japanese release for the game has an alternative soundtrack made by Mutato Muzika.

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