Nobuo Uematsu, the noted composer for the Final Fantasy series, recently discussed his current musical projects in an interview with Dengeki Online. He revealed a few interesting pieces of news regarding upcoming Square Enix projects, namely Final Fantasy XII and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.
Presently, Uematsu's busy schedule has him working on the Final Fantasy XII soundtrack, a joint project with Hitoshi Sakimoto. He is also the mastermind behind the soundtrack of Square Enix's upcoming movie Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. According to Uematsu, the soundtrack will include three different styles of music: rock, classical, and folk. He is also considering reusing some song material from Final Fantasy VII, specifically the overworld theme, Aeris's theme, and One Winged Angel. In addition, Uematsu is working on the music for an unannounced Square Enix game. He also mentioned that another Black Mages album will be released sometime this summer or fall.