So the soundtrack is something i should listen to. Will do that. :)
Do the colossus have checkpoints when you climb them or do you start from the bottom when you fail? Ive seen that they are really big compared to the player.
You have to beat them in one go. Don't worry about dying much, the game allows you to recover your health many times, even in the harder fights.
You know it deserves the GOTY.