On Monday night I pulled the video up and hit play while my kids worked on some workbook BS. And then a funny thang happened -- when it got to the chorus one of my KOREAN FOURTH GRADERS started to sing along. I was totally astounded and taken aback. How could it be that this Korean child is hip to some chill Swedish indie tunes, especially surrounded by the krap that is *most* K-Pop?! (My Wonder Girls are excluded, of course.)
"Teacher, Nintendo," he says. Ahhh, of course. Apparently Peter Bjorn and John were featured on the FIFA 08 video game soundtrack, along with a bunch of other artists from around the world.
Nintendo: Making the world a smaller place, one gamer at a time. Pretty cool.