The 8bit Spindle – Track 01 – The Wilderness

The Last Ninja - The Wilderness

Last Ninja fan art

The opening track on The 8bit Spindle and a nice mellow groove to get you started. This track is from the first in a series of three Last Ninja games for the Commodore 64. I never much played any of the series and I thought way back then that the music was rather grating.

It wasn’t until I had the idea of doing this album that I relistened to the music in Last Ninja, that I ‘got’ what Ben Daglish was trying to accomplish. The game has quite a few tracks but the one that stood out the most to me was track three, “The Wilderness”. Still, for my take on this track, I decided that lounge mix would help me forget the opinion I had as a boy.

The Wilderness


Original score by Ben Daglish & Anthony Lees, from the C64 game “The Last Ninja”.

Images from the original game 

Last Ninja (C64)

Last Ninja in-game screenshot (C64)

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