Thanks to John Travolta’s inspired mispronunciation of Idina Menzel’s name, it was easy to forget Frozen actually won an Oscar this year for “Let It Go.” Last night, to celebrate the victory, Jimmy Fallon invited Menzel to perform the song with Tonight Show house band The Roots. But instead of the lush accompaniment that earned “Let It Go” an Academy Award, Fallon and company chose to play it on plastic toy instruments, as all Disney songs are truly meant to be.
Luckily, it turns out Hollywood’s Best Original Song of 2013 sounds even better when performed on a tiny xylophone. This holds doubly true when that tiny xylophone is held by a member of a seminal neo soul band. Check it out, and get instantly taken back to your days goofing off in music class with third grade pals ?uestlove and Black Thought.