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Restored from Internet Wayback Machine September 2006 archive. Not actually in process, just a convenient place to put it.

This is a list of songs with songs about Computer and video games, sounds which interpolate game sounds, or which mention gaming peripherals.

Songs about specific games[edit]

Artist Album Year Song Game Title Game Developer
5-3 Federation - - "The Legend" The Legend of Zelda Nintendo
Ambassadors of Funk feat. MC Mario Super Mario Compact Disco 1992 "SuperMarioLand" Super Mario Land Nintendo
Alex C. & Yasmin K. - 2003 "Angel Of Darkness" Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness Core Design
Buckner & Garcia Pac-Man Fever 1982 "Pac-Man Fever" Pac-Man Namco
"Do the Donkey Kong" Donkey Kong Nintendo
"Froggy's Lament" Frogger Konami
"Hyperspace" Asteroids Atari Games
"Mousetrap" Mouse Trap Exidy
"Ode to a Centipede" Centipede Atari
"The Defender" Defender Williams Electronics
"Goin' Berzerk" Berzerk Stern Electronics
Crispy - 1998 "The Game" - -
Discordance Axis Our Last Day 2005 "Ikaruga" Ikaruga Treasure Co. Ltd
Doctor Spin - 1992 "Tetris" Tetris ELORG
Frank Black Teenager of the Year 1994 "Whatever Happened to Pong?" PONG Atari
50.Grind feat. Pokémon Allstars - 2001 "Gotta Catch 'Em All" Pokémon Nintendo/Game Freak
Pizzicato Five feat. IMAKUNI?, raymond JOHNSON, OHASHI hiroko, Pokémon kids and yossie Çà et là du Japon (?·?·? ????, Sa•e•ra Japon) 2001 "Gatta call'em all!" (??????????, Pokémon ierukana?) Pokémon Nintendo/Game Freak
Gröûp X Stepping on the Crowtche owf Your Americain Presidaint 2000 "Mario Twins" Super Mario Bros. Nintendo
Digital Emotion - 1984 "Go Go Yellow Screen" - -
HORSE the band R. Borlax 2003 "Pol's Voice" The Legend of Zelda Nintendo
"Cutsman" Mega Man Capcom
The Mechanical Hand 2005 "Birdo" Super Mario Bros. 2 Nintendo
Lostprophets Thefakesoundofprogress 2000 "Ode to Summer" - -
"Shinobi vs. Dragon Ninja" Shinobi/Dragon Ninja Sega/Data East
MadHatter - - "Ganon Slayer" The Legend of Zelda Nintendo
MC Hawking - 2001 "QuakeMaster" Quake Id Software
- - "GTA 3" Grand Theft Auto III Rockstar Games
Mr. Bungle - 1991 "Super Mario Bros." (live) Super Mario Bros. Nintendo
Propagandhi Potemkin City Limits 2005 "America's Army (Die Jugend Marschiert)" America's Army U.S. Army
The Rabbit Joint - - "Legend of Zelda" The Legend of Zelda Nintendo
Underworld Beaucoup Fish 1999 "Jumbo" Tetris -
"Weird Al" Yankovic - - "Pacman" Pac-Man Namco
Young Maylay San Andreas: The Original Mix Tape 2004 "GTA: San Andreas Theme Freestyle" Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Rockstar North

Songs about consoles or playing computer or video games in general[edit]

  • 8-bit - "Zelda" (about Nintendo games, but features a Zelda beat)
  • AC/DC - "Who Made Who"
  • Aziz - "Oh My Good(NES)"
  • Benefit - Warp to World 6-9 (also a reference to the 69 sex position)
  • The Capricorns - "Nintendo Song"
  • Clinton Moore - "Wario the Quario" (Wario)
  • Dazz Band - "Joystick"
  • Del Tha Funkee Homosapien feat. Khaos Unique - "Proto Culture"
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince - "Human Video Game"
  • Dogs Die in Hot Cars - "I Love You 'Cause I Have To"
  • Eiffel 65 - "My Console"
  • Eraserheads - "Julie Tearjerky" (about the Playstation)
  • Five Iron Frenzy - "Nintendo"
  • Kyle from Pure Pwnage - "Feel Like Pwning Noobs"
  • Freezepop - "I Am Not Your Game Boy"
  • Funker Vogt - "Subspace"
  • Green Day - Desensitized (about the Internet)
  • Klymaxx - "Video Kid"
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen - "Video Monster"
  • Machinae Supremacy - "Arcade"
  • Machinae Supremacy - "Hero"
  • Machinae Supremacy - "Player One"
  • Mi-Sex - "Computer Games"
  • Mirah - "1982 Atari"
  • Molemen - "Put Your Quarter Up"
  • Muckaferguson - "Atari 2600"
  • Notorious BIG - "Juicy" (Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis)
  • OZMA - "Game Over"
  • Regurgitator - "Black Bugs"
  • Regurgitator - "Strange Human Being"
  • Tacoriffic - "NES Christmas 2000"
  • The Pettit Project - "99 Lives"
  • The Spinto Band - "Japan Is an Island"
  • Joe Walsh - "Space Age Whiz Kids"
  • Yellow Magic Orchestra - "Computer Games"

Songs using sounds of games[edit]

  • Aphex Twin - "Bucephalus Bouncing Ball" (uses samples from Defender)
  • Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - "Eternal" and "Crossroad" (both use music from Eternal Champions)
  • Every song by Buckner and Garcia uses the sounds from the games being described.
  • Coca Bravo - "Super Brooklyn" (uses music and sound effects samples from Super Mario Bros.)
  • Lacuna Coil - "Tight Rope" (uses a sample from a PC game Descent by Interplay)
  • Lady Sovereign - "Love Me or Hate Me" (uses a variety of sounds from Asteroids, Pacman, and Tetris)
  • Lil Flip - "Game Over" (uses various sounds from Pac-Man and Mortal Kombat II)
  • Limp Bizkit featuring Method Man and Red Man - N 2 Gether Now (uses Defender sounds in the radio edit)
  • Power-Pill - every song on the Pac-Man EP samples the game of the same name.
  • The Pretenders - "Space Invader" (an instrumental that ends with the sound effects from the game Space Invaders)
  • Rammstein - "Wollt ihr das Bett in Flammen sehen" (uses death sound from Doom)
  • Scary Kids Scaring Kids - "Drowning" (Uses a sound bit from Final Fantasy VI)
  • Smashing Pumpkins - "Where Boys Fear To Tread" (uses explosion from Doom)
  • The Azoic - "Not Justified" (uses opening choral notes from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night)
  • Velvet Acid Christ - "The Hand (Violent Trance Mix)" (features voice clips from Harvester)
  • Zombie Nation - "Kernkraft 400" (based on subtune #21 from Lazy Jones by David Whittaker)
  • Eminem- "Hellbound" (features music and voice clips from Soul Calibur)

Songs with music videos involving computer and video games[edit]

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Californication"

See also[edit]

  • Chiptune
  • Video game music
  • List of lists of songs Songs Computer and video games Computer and video games