Pokémon nostalgia has obviously been on everyone's minds lately with the (inescapably) enormous success of Pokémon GO, but what about all the other amazing games from that era, like fantasy-adventure game The Legend of Zelda? London producer and Bad Taste label co-founder Lean Low gives it the homage it deserves with his new tune "Zelda's Werkout," which THUMP is delighted to premiere today. Pairing delicate, antiquity-evoking harp sounds with unmistakably 21st century square waves and precisely swung club rhythms, the track is an exciting prequel to Abdullah Al-wali's forthcoming EP of the same name.
"When I was growing up I rinsed Zelda, first Link's Awakening on the Game Boy then The Ocarina Of Time on the N64," Al-wali told THUMP via email. "Something that always stuck with me was the soundtrack: the sweet medieval melodies, looping over and over 'til they stuck in my head. When I was making this track, the lead strings you hear throughout brought back nostalgic memories of those Zelda soundtracks, so it felt right to crown it after the game."
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