The Best of Godzilla 1984-1995
International Title

Music By: Akira Ifukube & Various
Record Label: GNP Crescendo

Running Time: 78:43 Discs: 1
Release: February 1998 CD Number: GNPD-8056
For many North American fans, this compilation from GNP Crescendo offered an early listen to the later day Heisei films that had yet to be released back in early 1998. As the title of the CD implies, this set covers the Godzilla films from The Return of Godzilla (1984) through Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995), with a bulk of the music being creditably to the great Akira Ifukube. In terms of the music selection process, GNP did a fairly good job. I'm sure there is not a one who wouldn't make a suggestion for either some theme that needed to be include, Rodan's theme comes to mind for me, or something that probably shouldn't have found its way onto this mix, but it's impossible to please everyone and this disc does a good job of covering a lot of the basics of these seven films. The tracks themselves appear to have come from the materials used to make the respective two disc sets for the 1990's films, with key indications being the Godzilla roar that was added into the Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla (1994) main title and the use of "Mothra's Song," a bonus on the two disc set that is a more pop oriented rendering not unlike what was found in the Rebirth of Mothra series. This also explains the curious "Moguera vs. SpaceGodzilla #2" track title when there is no #1 present. The disc rounds itself out with a remix of Ifukube's "Monster Zero March" theme done by Neil Norman.
- Anthony Romero 
    Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
  1. Godzilla's Theme

  2. The Return of Godzilla (1984)
    Composer: Reijiro Koroku
  3. Main Title
  4. Take Shelter/Godzilla vs. Super-X
  5. Japanese Army March
  6. Godzilla's Exit
  7. Ending

    Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)
    Composer: Koichi Sugiyama
  8. Scramble March
  9. Bio Wars
  10. Ending

    Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
  11. Main Title/UFO Invasion
  12. King Ghidorah Attacks Fukuoka
  13. Get King Ghidorah

    Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992)
  14. Main Title
  15. Mahara Mothra
  16. Mesa March
  17. Rolling Title Ending
  18. Mothra's Song

    Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
  19. Main Title
  20. G-Force March #1

    Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla (1994)
    Composer: Takayuki Hattori
  21. Prologue/Main Title
  22. Bass Island
  23. Moguera vs. SpaceGodzilla #2
  24. Moguera vs. SpaceGodzilla #3
  25. Crystal
    By: Isao Shigetoh

    Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
  26. Main Title/Hong Kong's Destruction
  27. Attack of Super-X III
  28. Mesa Tank Super Freeze Attack
  29. Requiem
  30. Ending Title

  31. Monster Zero March
    By: Neil Norman
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