Track: Tadpole Pond | Game: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars | Composer: Yoko Shimomura.

Super Mario RPG was released back when things were going smooth for Nintendo, you wouldn't hear of any crisis, or that the company was doomed. At the end oft he SNES cycle Nintendo and Square paired up to come up with the a crossover between the Mario Universe and everything that made a FF game great. This track is extracted from the area Tadpole Pond, where many tragic events occur, like Mario Goomba-stomping a family of defenseless tadpoles...


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