Annie Rosen, John Robert Matz - On the Tardiness of Plumbers (And the Lack of Royal Patience) [from "Super Mario Bros​.​"]

from Song Cycle: The History of Video Games by Materia Community

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One must ask oneself: "How does the Princess of the Mushroom Kingdom put up with the constant waiting for a potential plumber to push through to the castle where she is held captive? Why does the belligerent bully Bowser persist in brashly breaking into her abode to spirit her away? And, perhaps most importantly, how can Mario resist being distracted by the temptation of the various kinds of Italian food waiting for him at home?" This track answers none of those questions. It may, however, give a little insight into the minds of these two characters. Perhaps.


Peach (P): I've been here for days upon days!
Mario (M): There was a pizza left in the oven.

P: It's begun to be such a bore!
M: In my defense I ran out of mushrooms.

P: There you go again! I can't believe it!
M: It will take some time to reach you. Could you just sit tight?

P: Oh, my gosh!
M: For a while?

P: Or better yet perhaps it's time I saved myself!
M: Or better yet perhaps it's time you save yourself!


from Song Cycle: The History of Video Games, released November 4, 2016
UPC 00191061943112
Ⓟ 2016 Materia Collective LLC

Annie Rosen: Vocalist
John Robert Matz: Vocalist
David Peacock: Piano
Fredrik Häthén: Arranger, Lyricist
Koji Kondo: Composer

• "Ground Theme (Super Mario Bros.)"
Kondo Koji (Composer)

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