Track: The Green Train's Fun, Too! | Game: MOTHER 3 | Composer: Shogo Sakai.

MOTHER 3, AKA that game who pays homage to MOTHER 2 while trying to tell its own tragic story. While it never made the jump across the Pacific, the game is popular amongst fans of the series, popular enough to receive an unofficial fan translation that was neither acknowledged nor shunned by Nintendo. This song is extracted from Chapter 7, when Lucas & Co. can finally take the Green Train between Tazmily Village and the Clayman Factory, but like in real life, riding the green train comes with a larger fare. It's just an excuse to listen a different song when traveling on the train...

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Forgotten Cadences examines the less celebrated, but always unusual sounds of video game music.