A Very Short, Very Wholesome Zelda Song (By The Dude From The Mountain Goats)

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Imagine being a kid, sitting down to play some Zelda, and instead of kicking back with the game’s instrumental score getting an improvised soundtrack from your dad. Who is... John Darnielle from The Mountain Goats.

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My new life goal is to get someone doing this while I play Total War, and by “someone” I mean “an orchestra”.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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Not the first time The Mountain Goats did a song about a Nintendo game: