This will be regarded in future as an absolute classic.
My record collection spans 35years and this is up there with the best of the best.
A tender, warm, lovely album that will stand the test of time.
To start off, if you don't recognize the name C418, he's the person that did the soundtrack for Minecraft. The physical album is very sleek and certainly does it's presentation job correctly (fangamer always does a great job), but the music is the important part.
I'd say C418's style is hipster-like, but let me tell you that there's nothing wrong with this being "hipster-esque", as this album pleased me in many different ways. I'd almost like to say it's progressive-ambiance, but that's not as accurate as I'd like it to be. It's got acoustic stuff, it's got soundscape sounding stuff, it's got house elements thrown in, it's got EDM, it's got folk elements to it- hell, it's even got a couple chiptune tracks thrown in for good measure. This album had me in tears at LEAST twice, and definitely gives you that heart-warming feeling inside your chest that I long for while looking out of a window on a rainy day. "One" also has some recurring melodies in it, which makes the songs sound different, while connecting them in a clever way. The album is fairly long to boot, so you definitely get enough bang-for-your-buck.
My experiences listening to this album was out of this world. "One" is a melting pot of all different types of genres and musical techniques that creates a wonderful experience. If you like indie stuff and you dig calming, progressive melodies, then I'd suggest you not pass this one up. Well worth the $15 I spent and more.
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Minecraft: The Story of Mojang
The 2-disc, 35-song soundtrack to Minecraft: The Story of Mojang. Composed by C418, the musician responsible for Minecraft's in-game music:
"one is the biggest album I ever created. Originally most of the songs were made for the official soundtrack to the documentary about Minecraft, but I think this album has become even bigger than that. I hope you'll like it as much as I had fun creating it!"
110 minutes of music spanning 2 discs and 35 songs, packaged in a 6-panel digipak. Featuring work by Laura Shigihara, Nifflas, and disco.
This physical copy of the album also contains four exclusive remixes composed by Crashfaster, Bud Melvin, Danimal Cannon, and minusbaby.