K.K. Swing

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Album cover in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Aircheck
Live Performance
Composed by Toru Minegishi
Mood Laid-back
Owned by  Aurora[nb 1]
 Baabara[nb 2]
 Mitzi[nb 2]
 Monique[nb 2]
 Purrl[nb 2]
 Flash[nb 3]
 Shoukichi[nb 3]
 Vivian[nb 3]
 Bettina[nb 4]
 Gigi[nb 5]
 Shep[nb 5]
 Zell[nb 5]
 Chops[nb 6]
 Portia[nb 6]
 Marshal[nb 7]
 Pecan[nb 7]
 Agnes[nb 8]
 Brewster[nb 8]
 Sparro[nb 8]
Genre Swing
Instruments Drum kit
Bass
Vibraphone
Woodwind
Main appearances
Other appearances
Names in other languages
 けけスウィング
 K.K.摇摆乐
 Swing de Kéké
 Tota-swing
 K.K. Swing
 Свинг К. К.
 K.K.스윙
 K.K.搖擺樂
 Swing de Kéké
 Tota-swing
 K.K. Swing
 K.K.-swing

"K.K. Swing" is a K.K. Slider song that first appears in Doubutsu no Mori. It uses a down tempo drum kit, a thumping bass, a vibraphone in some parts, and a wandering woodwind instrument. Swing music, the genre mentioned in the title, originated in the 1920s in the United States with influences from jazz and classical music. The overall song is particularly indicative of the 1940s crooner style of swing by musicians such as Mel Tormé and Count Basie.

Album cover[edit]

Album cover in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

The album cover for "K.K. Swing" features K.K. Slider in a tuxedo holding a silver trombone. K.K.'s appearance here might be a reference to Glenn Miller, an American jazz composer and trombonist who is featured similarly on the covers of his records. In New Leaf, text next to K.K. reads "Swing," which was changed to the actual title of the song in New Horizons.

Appearances[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

In Animal Crossing, "K.K. Swing" is played in the houses of Aurora, Baabara, Mitzi, Monique, and Purrl. In Doubutsu no Mori e+, it is also played in the houses of Flash, Shoukichi, and Vivian, and the aircheck of the song's live performance can be received from Baabara, Flash, Mitzi, Monique, Purrl, Shoukichi, and Vivian at maximum friendship.

In Wild World[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Wild World, "K.K. Swing" is played in the houses of Baabara, Mitzi, Monique, and Purrl.

In City Folk and New Leaf[edit]

In Animal Crossing: City Folk and Animal Crossing: New Leaf, "K.K. Swing" is played in the houses of Baabara, Bettina, Mitzi, Monique, and Purrl.

In New Horizons[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, "K.K. Swing" is played in the houses of Gigi, Shep, and Zell. The aircheck of this song can be obtained from one of these villagers after visiting their house by their favor. This song's aircheck can also be purchased in Nook Shopping daily selection for  3,200 Bells.

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise, "K.K. Swing" is played in the houses of Chops, Marshal, Pecan, and Portia.

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, "K.K. Swing" is played in the houses of Agnes, Brewster, Marshal, Pecan, and Sparro.

Gallery[edit]

Music[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese けけスウィング
Keke su'uingu
K.K. Swing

Korean K.K.스윙
K.K. Seuwing
K.K. Swing

Simplified Chinese K.K.摇摆乐
K.K. Yáobǎi yuè

Russian Свинг К. К.
Sving K. K.

Dutch K⁠.⁠K⁠.-⁠⁠swing

German K.K. Swing

European Spanish Tota-swing

European French Swing de Kéké K.K.'s Swing

Italian K.K. Swing

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