If there’s one thing for fans of Atlus’ RPG series Personage always feel like it’s more Personage. Luckily for them, Arizona-based musician and video game music producer Sean Scharfianski is releasing a five-song EP today. personas 5 songs to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the game’s global launch.
The Shoji Meguro soundtrack song collection is titled The Mementos Sessions: Music from Persona 5, and it features approximately 19 minutes of 1970s-inspired funk arrangements performed by a variety of session musicians and singers. Rounding out the song list are “Last Surprise” and “Beneath the Mask,” some of the game’s most beloved songs. the cool album cover by the artist. Stephanie Sybydlo. You can listen to the whole EP right now on a variety of streaming services, including Apple Music, Spotify, Bandcamp, YouTube, and more.
While personas 5 is now five years old, it has seen further releases in the form of its definitive version, Persona 5 Royalas well as a more actionable fallout in Persona 5 Strikers. Along the way, the music has built its own notoriety among fans, heralding Spotify’s celebration in early 2021. And there’s no shortage of physical releases either, with the release of iam8bit multiple editions of the Persona 5 soundtrack on vinyl — including another 4xLP pre-order for $100 and recovery of older recordings hundreds of dollars now on the used market.
Any opportunity to appreciate these excellent songs is a treasure, and Souvenir sessions gives it a new twist with the creativity and instruments of independent artists who truly love personas 5.