Featuring Street Fighter 2 and Baroque / Rock.
Greetings fellow game music lovers,
as promised, here is another entry from Street Fighter 2 (1992). Another theme that so far has received relatively little attention: The ending theme. It features a cheerful sequence where you have the feeling that comparable things have been used in multiple contextes and multiple genres over a very long time:
I think that the song sounds like a rockified version of Pachebels Canon. In order to make my point, I present you rockified versions of Pachebels Canon:
Pop Tops - "Oh Lord, why Lord" (1968) (Listen to the backing):
Bob James - "In The Garden" (1974):
And that's all I have for Street Fighter 2 at the moment. But there is still plenty of other stuff...