I remember watching the first movie in the "Galaxy Express 999"series on an old VHS video, and was impressed with the overall animation, the various environments, and simply the entire epic feel of this old 19th-century locomotive traveling through the stars. The symphonic score was fabulous, but there were also the two contributions by the band Godiego（ゴダイゴ）.
This song, which appeared at the end of the movie, was composed by vocalist Yukihide Takekawa（タケカワユキヒデ） and written by Keisuke Yamakawa（山川啓介） to reflect the 999 taking off on its journey. Initially, though, arranger Mickie Yoshino（ミッキー吉野）, the band's keyboardist, had envisioned a ballad for the movie but with this vision of the train soaring through the galaxy, the song took on a far more uptempo structure.
|The Galaxy Express 999 soundtrack|