Covering the Animal Crossing Theme

Angelo Brathot

“Make friends with adorable animal villagers and have fun creating a world of your own in the Animal Crossing series.”
~Introduction on Animal Crossing Official

Animal Crossing New Horizons was one of the happy moments of the Pandemic. It brought people together and brought them joy in one of the bleakest circumstances.

This Nintendo game quickly became the first console game to hit five million digital sales within a single month. The high sales are often attributed to the social distancing orders during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fun Fact: K.K. Slider,  the canine travelling musician, is based on series composer Kazumi Totaka, and plays on certain nights in the town’s club.

The music of Animal Crossing New Horizon is created by a combined effort of Yasuaki Iwata, Yumi Takahashi,  Shinobu Nagata, Sayako Doi and Masato Ohashi. Check out the whole Animal Crossing New Horizons right here on Spotify.

Fun Fact: K.K. Slider provides players with a free copy of his songs, claiming that his music, “wants to be free”. Some fans say that this is canon support for music piracy on the part of Nintendo. Though Nintendo denies it saying it was meant as social commentary. 

On that note, here are some covers of the theme song for New Horizons.

“New Horizons Theme” SKA-Jazz Cover by Ska Tune Network

“Welcome Horizons” cover by FluteCookies

“New Horizons Theme” by gabocarina96. And yes, that is an ocarina.

“New Horizons Theme” Cover by Longestsoloever feat. Brian Antonio

“New Horizons Theme” Cover by FamilyJules

Comment below which cover is your favourite!!

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