I agree with those cheezy battle tunes. It just doesn't fit with hack n slashing. Now Dynasty Warriors has it right. Heavy Metal Rock tunes while hacking and slashing through multiple generic soldiers synergizes very well.
Samurai Warriors does it better.
But then, there's been a lot of DW music that has been really good...but...there's too much that is just way awful. Maybe Omega Force should try to revisit the sound they got going in the 3rd DW, since that one was the best, musically. 5 was too...meh.
Back on topic, though, I understand where the vexation lies with the bit of spontaneous jazzy engrish, but I like it. There's times where it just -fits- for lack of a better term.
Then again, I can't talk much about taste in music, when one of my fave serious fight songs is on the Big O...