Treat Your Ears to This Awesome K.K. and Friends Animal Crossing Album

An alternative soundtrack for your town

With Animal Crossing: New Leaf currently the game of choice for many, it's pretty hard to get enough of the utterly charming franchise. Who thought that living in a town with talking animals and carrying out manual labour for a fictional currency would be fun? Nintendo did, and it was right.

An important part of that Animal Crossing charm is its soundtrack, of course, which soothingly tinkers away in the background as you look for that butterfly breed that the talking crocodile requested. Of course with a great soundtrack comes fan-driven remixes, and well-known download music label Gamechops — which ensures its content is licensed — has released remix album K​.​K. and Friends; it features music from the original Animal Crossing, Wild World and Animal Crossing: City Folk. It's the collaborated work of Ben Briggs & ectogemia, with the former posting this short message on the album's page:

Working with ectogemia on K.K. and Friends has been a really fun and natural experience from start to finish, and we're proud to be showcasing our hard work on GameChops! The music from the Animal Crossing series is fantastic, and we just wanted to tribute that in a way that fans of the games could truly appreciate... what all started from one remix became a huge, wonderful collaboration, and I hope you all love it.

The album can be bought from the official Gamechops page for $7 — a physical media version is listed for $10 — and can also be found on Loudr at the same price, or $7.99 on iTunes. You can also stream it for free below to see whether you like it, which we suspect you will.

[via destructoid.com, music.gamechops.com]