Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan is one of the great songwriters of our moment. She imbues lyrics like “O-nober go neel ne jool neba dange ka zam no koobee” with an incisively conversational tone, one that …
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For The Sims 4: Island Living, Jordan re-recorded her vocals for the band’s hit “Pristine” in the gibberish language spoken by the game’s characters, Simlish. This isn’t the first time an artist has updated their song for the franchise’s soundtrack; Car Seat Headrest, Tegan and Sara, and others have all turned their lyrics into Simlish, too.
Still, Jordan really sells the Simlish here. Listen to the new version of “Pristine” below, then go ahead and see what we had to say about Lush, the album its original iteration is from, here. While you’re here, you can also check out what we think of The Sims 4: Island Living here.