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“Live And Let Die”
Posted at 19:30 on 23rd September 2018

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke songlist – first performed 21/09/2018. The joke here relies on the knowledge that Capcom originally released Final Fight for the SNES with only two of the three playable characters from the coin-op. “Eliminate Guy” – after “Live And Let Die” by Wings When you’re Capcom, and […]

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“Kiss From A Rose”
Posted at 17:14 on 12th August 2018

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke songlist – first performed by Beck Michalak on 10/08/2018. The version live on the system has a couple of line edits to better fit the tricky timing of the verses. Altered Beast is a bad game. “Altered Beast” – after “Kiss From A Rose” by Seal […]

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“If I Could Turn Back Time”
Posted at 18:06 on 14th July 2018

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke songlist – first performed by Viv Schwarz on 13/07/2018. “If I Could Turn Back Time” – after “If I Could Turn Back Time” (Diane Warren) as recorded by Cher If I could turn back time If I could climb that way Then your platforming nerves would […]

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“Another Day In Paradise”
Posted at 21:24 on 9th June 2018

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke songlist – first performed 08/06/2018. We didn’t have enough (or possibly any?) songs specifically about Shinji Mikami’s masterpiece, so this was an attempt to correct that oversight. “Villagers with Parasites” – after “Another Day In Paradise” by Phil Collins They call out to Leon Kennedy Señor, […]

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“Stand By Your Man”
Posted at 18:26 on 11th March 2018

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke songlist – first performed by Aubrey Hesselgren and myself 09/03/2018. One that’s been hanging around in my partially completed songs folder for years now. “Samus Aran” – after “Stand By Your Man” by Tammy Wynette & Billy Sherrill Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman With […]

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Season’s Greetings 2017
Posted at 16:52 on 24th December 2017

For the second year running, Marioke have made a Christmas charity video, this year in support of GamesAid. You might spot me in a few places in the video, among lots of games industry folks who contributed. Please share the video and donate if you like. Merry Christmas!

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“Lose Yourself”
Posted at 21:16 on 12th November 2017

The second of two new Marioke video game karaoke songs of mine to debut this month – first performed 10/11/2017. Context: “The David Perry Incident” – after “Lose Yourself” by Eminem Look If you had One shot Or one opportunity To seize everything you ever wanted In one moment Would you capture it? Or just […]

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“The Riddle”
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The first of two new Marioke video game karaoke songs of mine to debut this month – first performed by @MazHem_ 10/11/2017. Thimbleweed Park is a neo-retro graphic adventure game by the creators of Maniac Mansion. If you liked Maniac Mansion and the first two Monkey Island games you’ll definitely get a kick out of […]

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“I’m Not Okay”
Posted at 20:16 on 14th October 2017

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke canon – first performed by James Scott and myself 13/10/2017. This is something of a tribute song to Digital Foundry. DF get a lot of stick from some people who see them as joyless and pedantic, but it’s hard to deny that we’ve benefited from games […]

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“Where The Streets Have No Name”
Posted at 16:54 on 17th September 2017

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke canon – first performed 15/09/2017. My self-imposed writing brief this month was to find songs by artists that have so far been absent from the Marioke songlist, and to favour the stupidest jokes possible. “Where The Streets Are Of Rage” – after “Where The Streets Have […]

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“The Bad Touch”
Posted at 21:07 on 20th June 2017

The second of two new songs I’ve added this month to the Marioke video game karaoke canon – first performed 16/06/2017. “Switch” – after “The Bad Touch” by The Bloodhound Gang I’d appreciate your input Switch, baby, Switch, baby, can’t take an Xbox out -side of the house to play the games that even Edge […]

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“Just”
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The first of two new songs I’ve added this month to the Marioke video game karaoke canon – first performed 16/06/2017 by Marioke’s resident Radiohead-head, @James_SWilson. “Your Druid Needs More Health” – after “Just” by Radiohead Elf needs food badly You’ve been running round a maze Dressed like a hobbit Dungeoneering with your friends Edged […]

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“50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”
Posted at 18:11 on 29th May 2017

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke canon – first performed 26/05/2017. A song that went to #1 in the US and sold over 1,000,000 copies, but which peaked at #23 in the UK singles chart. Something to bear in mind for future song choices… “50 Ways to Blow Your Cover” – after […]

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“Intergalactic”
Posted at 18:19 on 19th February 2017

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke canon – first performed 17/02/2017. “Foundation Update” – after “Intergalactic” by Beastie Boys Intergalactic, planetary, planetary, intergalactic ( × 2 ) Foundation update, mandatory, mandatory, foundation update ( × 2 ) Sean Murray‘s invention ( × 11 ) Well now, don’t you diss No Man’s Sky […]

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“Geno”
Posted at 18:31 on 22nd January 2017

My latest contribution to the Marioke video game karaoke canon – first performed 20/01/2017 (Eighties Night). The Last Guardian is a must-own game for the PS4, unless you require games to constantly explain everything to you. “Trico” – after “Geno” by Dexys Midnight Runners Woke up in a cave with a fifty foot dog Oh […]

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