Performances by Norihiko Hibino of the Metal Gear Solid games
Sweet slumber comes with game music, I’ve found. I’ve always had sleeping soundtracks to listen to when I’m traveling or just need to chill out. I love to sleep to orchestral JRPGs, arranged albums, and 16-bit classics, and I’ve had more than one videogame-type dream from falling asleep to them.
Just don’t let this one accidentally slip into your playlist, trust me. Nightmares!
Scarlet Moon Records has taken some of the best tracks ever to sleep to and put them in Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies. Norihiko Hibino, known for his work on the Metal Gear Solid series, including the fan favorite song “Snake Eater,” joins pianist AYAKI in covering some of the best sleepy songs in gaming. Expect pieces from Donkey Kong Country, Secret of Mana, NieR, and Demon’s Souls, among others. The full track list will be released on May 19.
For now, check the official site to see which songs have been revealed. And don’t miss that lovely sample of “Aquatic Ambiance.”