Fancy just chilling out and having a Funky Friday? Well, we have the perfect thing for you right here, courtesy of remix music label GameChops and synthwave artist Funk Fiction. This brand new Sonic the Hedgehog remix album, titled 'Sonic & Chill', offers nothing but relaxing lo-fi vibes to get you through the day.
Featuring 14 tracks, the album runs through a number of the blue blur's biggest hits, from the original Sonic the Hedgehog to Sonic Adventure and up to Sonic Mania. There's even a chill version of Sonic R's "Can You Feel The Sunshine" to vibe along to as you work, clean, relax or whatever it is you plan to do on a Friday.
You can listen to the album in its entirety via streaming services such as Spotify (above) or Apple Music (alongside other services linked here), and GameChops plans to release a physical vinyl version as well. Pre-orders for that are said to be opening soon, according to Sonic City.
Full details and tracklist, from the GameChops website, can be found below - in the meantime, have a most excellent and chill end to the work week, why don't you?
– Sonic & Chill Tracklist –
- Chill Zone Act 1
- Welcome to Station Square (from Sonic Adventure)
- Marble Zone (from Sonic the Hedgehog)
- Green Hill Zone (from Sonic the Hedgehog)
- Comfort Zone (from Sonic Mania)
- Angel Island Zone (from Sonic the Hedgehog 3)
- Chemical Plant Zone (from Sonic the Hedgehog 2)
- Chill Zone Act 2
- Oil Ocean Zone (from Sonic the Hedgehog 2)
- Spring Yard Zone (from Sonic the Hedgehog)
- Press Garden Zone (from Sonic Mania)
- Hydrocity Zone (from Sonic the Hedgehog 3)
- Can You Feel the Sunshine? (from Sonic R)
- File Select (from Sonic the Hedgehog 3)
– Sonic & Chill Information –
Get into the zone with the long-awaited Sonic & Chill! Funk Fiction spins 14 tracks from the Sonic the Hedgehog series into chilled-out, funky grooves — perfect for jamming out or taking it slow.
Sonic & Chill includes music from the SEGA Genesis' "classic Sonic" era, Sonic R, Sonic Adventure, and Sonic Mania, as well as two original tributes composed by Funk Fiction. With styles ranging from city pop, RnB, tropical house, and more, Funk Fiction's style blends seamlessly with the series' most iconic tunes. Featured composers include Jun Senoue, Masato Nakamura, Tee Lopes, the SEGA Sound Team, and Richard Jacques.
Funk Fiction is composer and music producer Pejman Roozbeh. With credits on games including No Straight Roads, Omega Strikers, and more, Funk Fiction is known for his signature funky synths and grooves. Sonic & Chill is the producer's tribute to the world's speediest blue hedgehog, featuring 14 tracks from the Sonic the Hedgehog series.