Creator on4word has created all 42 minutes and 26 seconds of the band’s seventh album, which includes songs ‘Weird Fishes / Arpeggi’, ‘Reckoner’, ‘Nude’ and ‘Videotape’.
Each track is based on the original from the 2007 album, with a Mario 64 twist that uses drum beats, bells synthesiser sound effects and snares.
You can listen to the full album on YouTube, check it out track-by-track on Bandcamp or listen below.
YouTube creator on4word has also shared various other musical covers on their channel, including Tame Impala‘s ‘The Less I Know The Better’, Aphex Twin‘s ‘Alberto Balsalm’ and Nine Inch Nails‘ ‘Head Like A Hole’. They have also made a previous Mario 64 cover of Radiohead’s ‘No Surprises’.
The user, Stacinator, reportedly placed over 17,000 note blocks and 19,000 command blocks to create the tune and a savannah-themed background.
The band’s last studio album came in 2016 with ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’, and their last tour was in 2018. In 2021, the band released ‘KID A MNESIA’, a triple album celebrating their ‘Kid A’ and ‘Amnesiac’ records, along with a third disc of rarities and B-sides called ‘Kid Amnesiae’.
“We’re going to get together at the start of , and I’m sure we’re going to start looking at other ideas for what comes next. ‘Hail To The Thief’ — it’s a long time since that record, isn’t it?” Selway told Spin.