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Takeshi Furukawa's compelling soundtrack for Planet of Lana hits all the right notes

Wishfully Studios
Wishfully Studios

Composer Takeshi Furukawa says when developers from Sweden's Wishfully Studios showed him the image from their game, Planet of Lana (pictured above), he immediately offered to compose the soundtrack. The game tells the story of Lana, whose sister Elo has been kidnapped during an unexplained robot invasion. Lana sets out to rescue her sister with the help of Mui, an adorable creature she meets along the way.

Takeshi says he wanted to keep the themes in the game simple so even a beginning piano student like his daughter could play them.

His lush orchestral score amplifies Lana's heroic journey to rescue her sister.

Wishfully Studios
Top Dollar PR

Episode tracklist:

all tracks by Takeshi Furukawa

Planet of Lana: Desert Chase; Nightfall; Progeny; Elo & Lana; Invasion; Meet Mui; Planetarium; Entering the Desert; Mothership

Thanks to Greg O'Connor-Read, Top Dollar PR

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