Cloudy Park (theme from Kirby's Dream Land 2)
- This article is about the musical theme for Cloudy Park in Kirby's Dream Land 2. For the level itself, see Cloudy Park.
"Cloudy Park"[Japanese title] is the stage theme of Level 6: Cloudy Park in Kirby's Dream Land 2.
The "Cloudy Park" theme is a gentle tune with a bouncy, uplifting beat. The original Kirby's Dream Land 2 rendition is notable for being one of the few songs that uses Jun Ishikawa's "two piles" bass waveform as a lead instrument, giving it a clarinet- or violin-like sound.
Kirby's Dream Land 2
The original version first appears with the level cutscene movie when Kirby enters Cloudy Park for the first time. In this game, the tune is in 3/4 time, as is standard for cloud levels in the Kirby series.
It also plays in any Cloudy Park stage as long as Kirby is without an Animal Friend. Otherwise, the respective theme of the Animal Friend plays.
The "Cloudy Park" theme can be found as BGM 37 (with intro) and 38 (without intro) in Dream Land 2's Sound Test.
Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition
In the Kirby's History mode of Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition, an orchestral medley of "Castle Lololo" and "Cloudy Park" plays. It's arranged by Hirokazu Ando. This version is also in 3/4, transitioning from the 4/4 of "Castle Lololo".
Kirby: Triple Deluxe
The medley from Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition is reused as the Game Over screen theme. It can be found as Track 041 in Triple Deluxe's Jukebox.
Kirby Fighters Deluxe
The Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition medley is reused for the regular staff credits accessed from the game's Options menu.
Kirby: Planet Robobot
The Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition medley is reused for the results screen after clearing a Quest in Team Kirby Clash. It can be found as Track 77 in the game's Jukebox.
Kirby Star Allies
In Kirby Star Allies, the original version from Kirby's Dream Land 2 is reused in the stage Duplex Dream. This version can be found as Track 79 in the Star Allies Jukebox.
During Morpho Knight's boss battle in Guest Star ???? Star Allies Go! and Soul Melter (EX) of The Ultimate Choice, if 1P is Rick & Kine & Coo, Morpho Knight's theme will be replaced by a new orchestral medley of "Real Dark Matter" and "Cloudy Park". The track title on Kirby Star Allies: The Original Soundtrack is ダーククラウディ (Dark Cloudy). This version is transposed to 4/4 to match the beat of "Real Dark Matter". This medley is also arranged by Hirokazu Ando. It can be found as Track 175 in the Star Allies Jukebox as of Version 4.0.0.
On The Sound of Kirby Café, a soundtrack CD of various Kirby arrangements released exclusively at Kirby Café locations, Track 4, ふわふわのらくえんで (In a Fluffy Paradise), is a medley of "Cloudy Park" and "Ripple Field". It has a bossa nova-style arrangement in 4/4 time, with melodica as its lead instrument. It's arranged by Megumi Ohara.
Names in other languages
- ↑ Kirby Star Allies Jukebox
- ↑ Kirby Star Allies: The Original Soundtrack