Music is, as I've written here so many times I've lost count, a part of the soul of any good video game. The beats and melodies that propel us forward are more than just aural decoration, they're a vital aspect of the character and feel of a game.
Last weekend, after 65 hours, countless battles, and a metric ton of steak, I completed Persona 4 Golden. It was a bittersweet end, the conclusion of an utterly wonderful game that I'll never get to experience for the first time again. (For more wide-ranging thoughts, see our lengthy, wandering but hopefully illuminating review.)