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Music Monday: Super Mario Galaxy 2

If it sounds like I’m ever so slightly down on Super Mario Galaxy 2 in issue 125 of the Cane and Rinse podcast, it’s only really because it isn’t my beloved Super Mario Galaxy 1.

However, it only takes the opening few bars of this jazzy, big band interpretation of one of Super Mario 64’s jauntiest Koji Kondo tunes as used in Galaxy 2’s ‘Throwback’ levels to have me grinning from ear-to-ear like a demented loon:

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; give me more saxomophone in videogame music. Thank you Mario Galaxy Orchestra.

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