Ah, trees. They are a wonderful thing. They replenish the earth by exchanging carbon dioxide for oxygen, they gather in forests for plants and animals to thrive, and they provide nourishment and resources for all living things. Without them, there would be no shelter from the brutal rains or blistering sun, the ground could wash away in mudslides, and few could survive. Plant them, water them, and hug them, if you’d like.

This week, we’re celebrating National Arbor Day and we’re playing tracks from video games that feature some memorable trees: a common boss in the series, a great one that’s also a dungeon, and a century’s old tree that beats a supernatural heart.

So, enjoy these tracks and their covers and remixes, as you consider planting a seed for a future tree to grow in your yard or community garden.


National Arbor Day



Track Listing

“Green Greens” – [Kirby’s Dream Land] – composed by Jun Ishikawa

“Kirby’s Dream Land – Green Greens [Remix] – remixed by Qumu

“Deku Tree” – [The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time] – composed by Koji Kondo

“The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time | The Great Deku Tree’s Theme | Remix” – remixed by CrispyLegend

“Ladies of the Woods” – [The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt] – composed by Marcin Przybylowicz

“Ladies of the Woods – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Gingertail Cover)” – covered by Alina Gingertail


YouTube playlist