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[kotaku] Civilization IV's baba yetu wins grammy!

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While the amazing musical works of games like Red Dead Redemption and Mass Effect 2 went entirely unnoticed, composer Christopher Tin's "Baba Yetu" (featured left) - first written for the release of Civilization IV on the PC all the way back in 2005 - beat out the other nominations to win the Grammy for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists.
yay!
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CivIV did have some damn good ambient tunes.
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That was the only vid game music I ever looked up and downloaded. Good on it, but this years Grammy?

I am a Civ lover though Its probably why I went into Anthropology in Uni.
 
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Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post
That was the only vid game music I ever looked up and downloaded. Good on it, but this years Grammy?
This and Sim City 3000 for me. There are some incredible tunes from Jerry Martin... but it's about time something from a game gets recognised.
    
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I have a collection of game soundtracks that range all the way from the Amiga/snes days to recent PC titles.
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About time!
    
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Lol that song definitely jams... I remember singing along to that tune during loading screens. Baba Yetu yetu, pingoo baba eyetu yetu lol
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Where my AoE2 , WHERE MY AoE2?
    
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Loving Civilization V here and its awesome

I played Civilization 4 and i loved every piece of it.

Cheers for one of my preferred games of all times (Playing since Civilization 1)
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For those interested, it's Christopher Tin's work and he made other songs in different languages.
http://www.christophertin.com/callingalldawns.html

The reason it was nominated for the Grammies this year is because the album recently came out.
Edited by thiru - 2/14/11 at 11:10am
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