5 Amazing Acapella Video Game Covers By Smooth McGroove


If you’ve never heard of Smooth McGroove before then you’re in for a treat. He’s a musician and gamer that covers songs from video games and recreates them using only the sound of his voice. It sounds really cool doesn’t it?

It’s an awesome idea and he pulls it off perfectly each and every time. Subscribing to this man’s YouTube channel (which you can do by clicking HERE) is definitely worth a minute of your time. Don’t just take our word for it, check out the videos below.


#5 – Punch Out Theme

Who doesn’t remember going up against Mike Tyson on the NES with this song blaring through your TV speakers? This one is sure to bring back some fun, but frustrating memories.


#4 – Sonic The Hedgehog 2: Chemical Plant

There are a lot of great Sonic The Hedgehog songs to choose from when cruising through Smooth McGroove’s catalog but this one stands out thanks to the awesome dynamics. It seems like it would be a challenge to pull this song off but like he does in all of his videos, Smooth McGroove makes it look easy.


#3 – Super Mario World: Overworld Theme

Smooth McGroove has a lot of Super Mario covers but this one is an instant classic. He takes one of the most upbeat video game songs from the SNES era and totally does it justice. Good luck listening to this one and not getting it stuck in your head all day.


#2 – Legend of Zelda A Link To The Past: Overworld Theme

We all know the Legend of Zelda theme. As a matter of fact if you play video games you’ve probably heard it a million times before, but you’ve never heard it quite like this.


#1 – Final Fantasy VII: One Winged Angel

Smooth McGroove says that he put more work into this song than anything he had ever done before and it shows. This 7 minute epic grabs your attention and keeps it from start to finish. It’s a worthy homage to one of the most iconic villains in video game history.