Boss Battle Theme (theme from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror)
- This article is about the boss battle theme from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, and should not be confused with other similarly named boss battle themes.
"Boss Battle Theme" is an agitated theme in C minor and 4/4. It begins with a low and tense dominant-tonic bassline. The melody comes in in a series of descending arpeggios which soon gain many accidentals. Following the harmonic progressions established in the first few seconds, a transitional section alternating between a G and A-flat with short riffs with a rhythmical pattern reminiscent of "Deep Sea Area"'s melody that grow into a secondary motif that peaks at a high C with heavy vibrato. A more intense bassline mirroring the intro continues, and the secondary melody ends in a chromatically descending passage. The track then loops.
Kirby & The Amazing Mirror
In Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, "Boss Battle Theme" plays during seven of the eight battles for the mirror shards (excepting the battle against Dark Meta Knight), as well as during all phases of Dark Mind's first form.
Kirby Star Allies
In Kirby Star Allies, "Boss Battle Theme" appears as a part of the medley ダークミラージュ (Dark Mirage) alongside "Last Boss / Second Form". This theme plays during the Morpho Knight battle if Player 1 is Dark Meta Knight. It was arranged by Yuuta Ogasawara.
The original version of the track is featured as track 26 on Kirby & The Amazing Mirror Sound Plus and track 22 on the Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition Compilation Soundtrack.
Names in other languages
|ラストボス / 第1形態
Rasuto bosu / Dai 1 keitai
|Last Boss / First Form