Posted on November 30, 2011, Ben Richardson Girl With Beautiful Voice Covers Skyrim Bard Song (VIDEO)
Skyrim doesn’t really do irony. This is an endearing quality, and it’s never more apparent than when you’re standing in a tavern, listening to a bard. Bethesda’s music directors penned some epic songs for the bards to sing, while hewing closely to what a medieval minstrel might actually have sounded like — no modern touches, just very literal lyrics and heavy lute action.
Enter Berklee-educated singer/composer Malukah. A life-long gamer, she saw the potential in “The Dragonborn Comes,” which can be heard in watering holes all over Skyrim. Re-imagining the tune as a haunting, reverb-tinged folk song (available for free download at the link above), Malukah used her crystal clear voice and arranging talents to create a viral hit, which is currently about to crack
11,000 26,200 views.
Put this on while you’re cruising around Skyrim, and you’ll soon feel your experience improve. Or use it a classy, eerie alternative to videos of trick archery, cursing mudcrabs, and deranged serial killers.