What could possibly be better than Taylor Swift’s hit 2014 song “Shake It Off?” Setting the lyrics to music from Mario Kart, obviously.
I recently came across this wonderful series of Mario Kart mash-ups from YouTuber roomdrifter, and it has some of the best Kart-themed renditions of pop songs I’ve heard since that awesome Drake one from last year. And yes, that means they’re definitely not the only Mario Kart mash-ups I’ve come across as of late.
Just listen to this Wiz Khalifa one:
Or “Blurred Lines”:
Busta Rhymes rapping super-fast over a Mario beat makes for some great mental imagery:
The Nicki Minaj “Starships” one is certainly… something:
Nintendo should really start producing pop singles, considering how neatly their music meshes with its innocuous, cheery, feel-good-but-also-vaguely-sinister tone.