Lightning Speed

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Lightning Speed
Composer Azusa Hara, Hiroaki Yoshida
Released 1988-04-??
Title Origin Translation
Loops Yes

Lightning Speed plays in Bad Dudes in each of the game stages where you're riding on a trailer or train; stages 2 and 5 respectively. All of the other stages use the Fist of Fury music.

Title

The official title come from the Deco History: Data East Game Music Scene One album where the song is named 電光石火 (Denkosekka) which roughly translates to "Lightning Speed."

Games

Bad Dudes vs. Dragonninja (ARC)

Platform - ARC.png
Bad Dudes vs. Dragonninja (ARC)
Output - OPL2.svg
Bad Dudes - ARC - Stage 2.png
Arranger Azusa Hara, Hiroaki Yoshida
Released 1988-04-??
Format UNK

This is the original version of the song. It is rendered on the game's YM3812.

Dragonninja vs. Dragonninja (AMI)

Platform - AMI.png
Dragonninja vs. Dragonninja (AMI)
Arranger Jean Baudlot
Released 1988-??-??
Format UNK

Uses this song in stage 6 instead of Fist of Fury.

Bad Dudes vs. Dragonninja (AST)

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Bad Dudes vs. Dragonninja (AST)
Arranger Jean Baudlot
Released 1988-??-??
Format UNK

Uses this song in stage 1 instead of Fist of Fury.

Bad Dudes (NES)

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Bad Dudes (NES)
Output - NES.svg
Bad Dudes - NES - Stage 2.png
Arranger Masaaki Iwasaki, Shogo Sakai, Takafumi Miura, Yuji Suzuki, Yusuke Takahama, Junichi Uchida
Released 1989-07-14
Length 1:03
Format NSF

The NES port plays the song in the same levels, but is has a much more pronounced sound than the arcade version.

The song is track 3 in the NSF file.

Other Ports

The Amstrad, C64, and Spectrum ports have different soundtracks that don't include this song. The Apple II, DOS, and MSX ports do not have music.

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