|Released November 18, 2004|
Length 60 minutes, 0 seconds
Duration 60 minutes 0 seconds
|Genre Various Genres|
Release date 18 November 2004
|Label Konami Digital Entertainment of America|
Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2 Limited Edition Music Sampler (2004) Dance Dance Revolution Extreme 2 Limited Edition Music Sampler (2005)
Dance dance revolution ultramix 2 limited edition music sampler top 6 facts
On November 18, 2004 Konami Digital Entertainment of America released Dance Dance Revolution ULTRAMIX 2 on the Xbox in the United States. To encourage sales, they released a limited edition music CD featuring songs from the game.
These "exclusive music samplers" are available only to those who reserve the game before its release, typically at a GameStop or EB Games retail outlet. The CD contains tracks taken directly from the game as well as unique remixes done by Konami's in-house artists. Because of Dance Dance Revolution's musical nature the music found in the game and on the CD feature a broad range of musical styles.
Known to Konami as V-RARE SOUNDTRACK-4 USA, the V-RARE moniker had first been used by Konami to release similar albums in Japan to commemorate Bemani game releases there and still are to this date are. In Japan the music CDs are usually bundled with a given game upon release. To date Konami has released 13 V-RARE discs in the US to promote various Dance Dance Revolution game releases and has released them through various video game and non-video game vendors such as GameStop, EB Games, Toys "R" Us, and Burger King.
Of the tracks that comprise this CD the more notable ones are MAX 300(Super-Max-Me Mix) a remix of MAX 300 from the Japanese DDR MAX Dance Dance Revolution 6thMIX arcade and is also one song of many that marks the first time Konami has allowed outside talent to remix their in-house music, and In My Eyes(Midihead Remix) which introduces Bemani fans to Midihead, an artist that also goes by the name Monolithic and has been well received by DDR fans for his unique vocals and song structure.