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[[folder: The Sims 1 ]]

* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU2rUU0z72Y The Sims 1 main theme.]] If you are in the proper mood, it WILL make you cry. But they're the most glorious of tears.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObCgwGR__wE Buy mode.]]
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNizVO8WBYw Build mode.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2MFv2xe8yQ Build Mode 5]] easily being the best of them.
* Most of the Neighbourhood, Rock, Jazz tracks from the base game, the Disco tracks from House Party, and the neighborhood tracks from all subsequent expansion tracks.
** If you've played the American version of ''The Sims'' without any expansion packs, chances are you'll recognize [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_j2PpZKIJw Neighborhood 1]], the first song that plays every time you enter the neighborhood screen for the first time. Also a potential EarWorm, this jazzy tune lovably conjures up imagery of 1960s and 1970s suburbia.
** While for players of the European version, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWAE2X8Jq60 this song]] may be the equivalent. It frequently plays on the neighborhood screen. Songs like this were definitely the icing on the cake for The Sims 1, taking a great game and giving it a lovely soundtrack to boot.

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[[folder: The Sims 2 ]]

* All the neighbourhood themes:
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml1ckCzMfqk Base game.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoVygntuGKc University]] deserves special mention because future S2 expansions' themes AND The Sims 3's main theme are essentially remixes of it (except the S2 Seasons theme which is actually based on the original Sims 2 theme). It has basically grown into the {{Leitmotif}} of the entire series. Or at least that of Sims 2 & 3. Very crowning music indeed.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2wu-Qm9m9o Nightlife 1,]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwCNSNIVObI Nightlife 2,]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4W9DaTgz8Ow Nightlife 3.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPeTskzUz68 Open For Business.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCvd0eKMpFo Pets.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDWQ15YdmII Seasons.]] It could qualify as a lullaby with how relaxing it is.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZLBdmE8ok Bon Voyage.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJfGHtsKblk FreeTime.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3ig2if5_xw Apartment Life.]]
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZrYeMZW2pE This piece of epic]] from University Build Mode.
* Pretty much all the real life songs played on the radio are excellently chosen, but many consider [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRd1qwA2m4o this]], played on the College Rock channel, to be the best one by far. They actually got the real singers to do their song in Simlish.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nlzl2oynWxU W of P3 - Aff Wubbas Doo]]. Unfortunately, it was created just for Sims 2 Pets, but it's unlikely you'll ever hear it if you don't also have University.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-fYFcRuBUg "It wouldn't be so bad"]] stands out amongst OFB's New Wave music channel. There simply isn't any better music for your sims to smustle to. It's a legitimately good song, unfortunately since it was purely made for the game, there's no non-Simlish version. What a shame.
* Any devoted ''Sims 2'' player will remember [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prNK4RdBODs "Show me the Way"]]. It's the most easily recognized radio song in ''The Sims 2'', as one of the game's early trailers used it, and it's frequently heard during several of the ingame TV shows.

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[[folder: The Sims 3 ]]

* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZ3SmVpFSLQ The main theme.]]
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3o9xmcgriA The Grim Reaper's theme song]].
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKXEiSTXp9o The map screen music.]]
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKlpwbYobTw RockaSIM]] from Late Night.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yaEwcmrR4Q Ladytron - Ghosts]]. Also in Sims 2 Apartment Life, without the vocals.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6Hc37ypiYA Amazing Facsimile]] from the intro video.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxLCSHJvDCU Building a Nest for Eggs]] from Generations is just beautiful.
* Pretty much every Create a Sim theme. One standout is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCk8_g1p-ck Looking For Kitty]] from the Pets expansion.
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