CROWNED

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CROWNED
30 second clips of "CROWNED" from various Kirby media
Details
Debut Appearance Kirby's Return to Dream Land
Last Appearance Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Other Appearance(s) Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
Kirby: Planet Robobot
Kirby Star Allies
Composer(s) Hirokazu Ando
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"CROWNED" (or "C-R-O-W-N-E-D") is a musical piece composed by Hirokazu Ando and serves as the battle theme of Magolor Soul (Magolor's second boss form), the final boss in Kirby's Return to Dream Land.

Composition[edit]

"CROWNED" is an orchestral track composed of three sections.

The title "CROWNED" consists of the seven first letters of the levels in Kirby's Return to Dream Land, indicating how Magolor has crowned himself with the Master Crown:

Game Appearances[edit]

Kirby's Return to Dream Land[edit]

In Kirby's Return to Dream Land, the original version of "CROWNED" is used in the boss battle with:

"CROWNED" can be found as Track 105 in the game's Sound Test. It's also included as Track 41 in Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition Compilation Soundtrack.

Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe[edit]

In the Sub-Game standalone spin-off Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe, "CROWNED" is remixed twice to serve as the Bonus Level music.

  • The first remix is titled "C-R-O-W-N-E-D" on normal difficulty, featuring melodica.
  • The second remix is titled "C-R-O-W-N-E-D (Reprise)" ("CROWNED: Ver.2" in the Japanese version and in the English version of later games) on secret difficulty, featuring electronic music.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse[edit]

A remix of "CROWNED", here named "C-R-O-W-N-E-D", can be unlocked and then played in the game's Music Room. It features a predominant electric guitar and electronic instruments.

Kirby: Planet Robobot[edit]

"CROWNED: Ver.2" from Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe is reused in Access Ark - Stage 8 EX.

Kirby Star Allies[edit]

During Morpho Knight's boss battle in Guest Star ???? Star Allies Go! and Soul Melter (EX) The Ultimate Choice, if 1P is Magolor, Morpho Knight's theme will be replaced by a medley of multiple themes from Kirby's Return to Dream Land related to Magolor, and "CROWNED" is among them. The track title on Kirby Star Allies: The Original Soundtrack is 覇王戴冠 ~OVERLORD~ (Supreme Ruler’s Coronation ~OVERLORD~).

This medley is also arranged by Hirokazu Ando. It can be found as Track 181 in the Star Allies Jukebox as of Version 4.0.0.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Both the original version of "CROWNED" from Kirby's Return to Dream Land and "CROWNED: Ver.2" from Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe are playable music tracks in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Other Appearances[edit]

In the Kirby Wii Music Selection CD, the bonus track ボーナストラック:サイゴノタタカイ (Bonus Track: Last Battle) is a medley of themes related to the final battle against Magolor, and "CROWNED" is featured at the end of it.

In The Sound of Kirby Café, 王様と魔女のランデヴー/カービィシリーズ番外編メドレー (Rendezvous of the King and the Witches / ​Kirby Series Extra Game Medley) features CROWNED: Ver.2 from Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe at its beginning.

In the Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert, "CROWNED" is featured in the Kirby's Return to Dream Land Medley.