By Adam Rosenberg
The smooth island grooves of Animal Crossing: New Horizons are among the game’s many unexpected pleasures, and Nintendo knows it.
On Friday, as the pandemic-stricken world dazedly welcomed the arrival of another weekend in lockdown, the official home of Animal Crossing on Twitter offered up a treat. The musicians behind the game’s soundtrack gathered together for a lovely, socially distanced rendition of the New Horizons theme.
(For those who have been spending far too much time in their virtual island paradise, K.K. Slider the rock star dog is not a real being. Sorry.)
The performance features Eric Miyashiro on flugelhorn, Tetsuro Toyama on acoustic guitar and ukelele, Mataro on percussio