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Jul 9, 2011 | 12:01 AM EDT
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"Waltz of the Forest"
Performed by Final Boss
Vocals by Kirbopher
Rapping by ShadyVox
Opera by MusicalMike
Arrangement by Psyguy

"Rawest Forest" by Martin Hagwell
"Geno's Forest" by XBrav
"Beware the Forest Mushrooms" by Yoko Shimomura

Back in 2007, the last Flash animation I did as I was graduating High School and entering College was a music video based on "Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars" for the Super Nintendo, a game that I have over a decade of history with. Yoko Shimomura's music is a huge part of what's so amazing about this game, "Beware the Forest Mushrooms" (theme of the "Forest Maze" stage) being one of her most highly regarded compositions. DJ XBrav created a lyrical version of the song that took the internet by storm many years ago, evolving into a meme that fans of the game all know and love. Martin Hagwell later remixed this into the popular "Rawest Forest" song, which I later used as the song for the music video that has now received millions of views in the past several years.

Today, as the last Flash animation I'm doing as I graduate College and enter into the rest of my life: Myself, Blake "ShadyVox" Swift, Bryon "Psyguy" Beaubien and Musical Mike Patterson, have joined forces to bring you a new version of the popular Forest Maze composition from Super Mario RPG, paying tribute to both XBrav's and Marta's remixes as well as Yoko Shimomura's original piece. This animation was done over the course of two weeks, as opposed to the original music video that was finished in one week. I crammed in as many geeky references in there as I possibly could to show my appreciation for this amazing game and I hope everyone who's ever played Super Mario RPG will get a big smile in remembering all the fun stuff from Mario and company's adventures. Big thanks as well to my creative partners that helped in making this song and everyone who supported me during the animation process.

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Reviews


DaspritemaxDaspritemax

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 20, 2011

Awesome

Hey good song i love all your videos they are awesome. make more videos



gayleonidasgayleonidas

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 1, 2011

freakn awesome,

the Rap is great and the story very creative



aws35aws35

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 10, 2011

So Catchy!

I love the music, and the the animation is super smooth. 10 for that.



MarioPlayer22MarioPlayer22

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 13, 2011

Simply Amazing

Not only did you do a game music remix, you REMIXED the original remix! Though, in comparison, this is much better. Newer lyrics, better animation, beautifully composed. Well done. You deserve front page. Keep on animating.



Killer36150Killer36150

Rated 5 / 5 stars January 21, 2012

Good Job!

I give it a 10/10, because it brought back good memories from my childhood wasted playing mario games. I love the animation and song and i like the other video you made also.

Good job!


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