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David Wise (often also credited as Dave Wise) is a British video game music composer. He is one of the in-house composers at Rare, and his music appears in most of the Rare-developed titles. He started his career at Rare in 1985 and was the company's sole musician up until 1994. He is known for his atmospheric style of music, mixing natural environmental sounds and setting it to a tune.

Undoubtedly his most famous work is the soundtrack for Donkey… read more

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  • David Wise...If you EVER read this i want you to know...U are musical genius
  • Beautiful yet catchy. This music stands on its own. ¡Hala David Wise!
  • oh, I really want Mining Melancholy in flac
  • Listening to the SNES DKC soundtrack almost every day of my life since im a kid. From self-recorded on walkman until there were MP3players, now in my car and just everywhere! It means pure joy to me, I do not know any music that is more beautiful. Listening to it in the shower (Aquatic Ambiance), while cooking (Hot-Head Bop), any sports or outdoor acitivy in nature (Forest Interlude & Treetop Tumble mostly). Don't know if it's an obsession or passion. :D
  • Best composer within the 16-bit category by far
  • Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze is the greatest video game soundtrack OF ALL TIME :o
  • Donkey Kong Country 2 is the greatest video game soundtrack OF ALL TIME [16]
  • Tropical freeze's soundtrack outdoes the snes ones by a country mile.
  • Donkey Kong Country 2 is the greatest video game soundtrack OF ALL TIME (15)

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