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Skyward Sword's Main Theme is a Link to the Past

Posted on Thursday, December 22 @ 20:37:24 Eastern by Josh_Laddin
This discovery is old, yes, but I just stumbled upon it and knew that I immediately had to share it with you so that those of you who didn't know would have your minds blown just like mine.

As I mentioned in my review, Skyward Sword's main theme, Ballad of the Goddess, is one of the best pieces to ever come out of the series...and it turns out the reason has a lot to do with its little-known origin. Here's the song as it appears on the 25th anniversary CD:


Fantastic. Now let's hear it played backwards, Sabbath-style:


Holy shit. Something this cool almost makes me want to go back and change the grade to an A+.


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