Now that Thanksgiving is formally over, it’s socially acceptable to play Christmas music. Want one thing greater than the identical outdated classics we hear 12 months after 12 months? Fan of online game music? Scarlet Moon Records has you lined with the discharge of Scarlet Moon Christmas, Vol. IV. The album has six songs, with three songs from varied video games remixed to sound much more Christmas-y and three basic Christmas songs remixed to sound much more… erm, video-gamey. It’s a win-win mashup for followers of each genres.
If you need to hear online game songs develop into Christmas songs, there are three covers so that you can take pleasure in. “First Steps” from Celeste, “Main Theme” from Fallout 4, and “H’annit’s Theme” from Octopath Traveler have all been lined right here. While Celeste and Octopath Traveler might make sense, contemplating the snowy nature of each video games, Fallout 4 is the odd one out right here. I assume there’s no winter fairly like nuclear winter.
Additionally, a couple of basic Christmas songs have reworks of their very own. “My Favorite Things,” the basic music from The Sound of Music, receives a canopy from chiptune artist Coda. “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)” is getting its personal cowl from guitarist Grant Henry, higher often called his stage identify Stemage. Finally, “Carol of the Bells” has gotten a canopy from sport composer Osamu Kubota, finest identified for his work on the Beatmania sequence.
This isn’t the primary time Scarlet Moon Records has put out a online game themed Christmas album. They’ve been doing one yearly since 2016, with all of the albums together with a number of enjoyable remixes. If you’ve needed a Christmas model of Final Fantasy IX‘s “Melody of Life,” Mario Kart 64‘s “Rainbow Road,” F-Zero‘s “White Land,” Mega Man‘s “Ice Man Theme,” and extra, then this assortment is for you. Vol. III additionally accommodates a completely hilarious cowl of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” accomplished within the model of a Pokemon battle theme, so it’s completely price it for that alone. Scarlet Moon additionally has the upcoming Prescription for Sleep: Shovel Knight album that turns 20 of the sport’s tracks into mild jazzy songs.