Since The Sims 2, an exciting part of new expansion packs has been the addition of new music translated to Simlish. Put on your nostalgia glasses and prepare to feel old, below we will be listing 10 of the most memorable Simlish singles by popular artists.
Hot N Cold by Katy Perry
2008 saw the beginnings of a new pop superstar. Katy Perry’s ‘I Kissed A Girl’ topped the Billboard Top 100 chart for 7 weeks, followed by ‘Hot N Cold’ which reached #1 around the globe, and #3 on the Billboard chart.
Need You Now by Lady Antebellum
In 2010 Lady Antebellum brought ‘Need You Now’ to The Sims 3: Ambitions. This song alone won the country trio five Grammy awards!
Run Away With Me by Carly Rae Jepsen
With The Sims 4: Get Together came a Simlish version of ‘Run Away With Me’ from Jepsen’s critically acclaimed album ‘Emotion’. This was not the only popular song translated for this expansion however. Click here to check out the Simlish version of Beautiful Now by Zedd.
Pressure by Paramore
Before the band became a household name with the commercial success of ‘Riot!’, Paramore collaborated with Electronic Arts to record a Simlish version of ‘Pressure’ from their debut album. This version of the song was featured only on The Sims 2 for consoles.
Fa Fa Fa by Datarock
While Datarock are not as popular as the other names listed, this song has appeared in The Sims 2: Freetime, in addition to The Sims 3 as a video on the Action World channel.
Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na) by My Chemical Romance
Prior to the release of their fourth studio album, My Chemical Romance recorded a Simlish version of the lead single ‘Na Na Na’ to appear in The Sims 3: Late Night. You can find the song on the Indie station.
Smile by Lily Allen
British singer Lily Allen featured on The Sims 2: Seasons with her first mainstream single ‘Smile’.
Last Friday Night by Katy Perry
Many years after her Hot ‘N’ Cold recording, Perry returned to record a new Simlish track as part of her infamous partnership with The Sims. If you’re really digging this version, you might be interested in checking out this behind the scenes recording video.
Shut Up by Black Eyed Peas
Black Eyed Peas delivered so many tracks for The Urbz: Sims In The City that they had their own station in game! Below is the Simlish version of one of their most successful singles, ‘Shut Up’.
Pocketful of Sunshine by Natasha Bedingfield
Natasha Bedingfield is a pop singer who found a lot of success in the 2000’s. For The Sims 2: Freetime, she recorded a Simlish version of ‘Pocketful of Sunshine’, the lead single from her album of the same name.
Have I missed any of your favourites? Let me know in the comments!