Mario Kart 8 Original Soundtrack

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Mario Kart 8 Original Soundtrack
The cover for the Mario Kart 8 Original Soundtrack.
Composed by:
Shiho Fujii, Atsuko Asahi, Ryo Nagamatsu, Yasuaki Iwata and Kenta Nagata
Performed by the MARIO KART BAND
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Release date Japan June 2015
Europe July 20, 2015
Australia July 21, 2015
Media 2 CDs
Track(s) 68
Length LAP 1: 76:13
LAP 2: 74:22
Catalog number(s) Japanese Club Nintendo

The Mario Kart 8 Original Soundtrack is an official compilation of music tracks from Mario Kart 8, which is exclusive to members of Club Nintendo of Japan, Europe, and Oceania. In Japan, it can be pre-ordered for 180 points after April 21, 2015, and it was released in June 2015. The soundtrack was later released for Club Nintendo in Europe on July 20, 2015 for 3000 stars, and in Oceania on July 21, 2015 for 2000 stars. It features 68 music tracks from the game across two discs, the first disc containing the themes for the original 32 tracks while the the second disc includes the 16 tracks from the two DLC packs and the rest of the music not played during races, such as in the game's menus and staff credits.[1] It has a combined playing time of two and a half hours.

Track listing[edit]

LAP 1 (disc 1)
# Japanese title Translated English title Official English title Arrangement Length
01. マリオカートスタジアム Mario Kart Stadium Mario Kart Stadium Yasuaki Iwata 2:10
02. ウォーターパーク Water Park MK8 Water Park Shiho Fujii 2:52
03. スイーツキャニオン Sweet Sweet Canyon Sweet Sweet Canyon Shiho Fujii 2:03
04. ドッスンいせき Thwomp Ruins Thwomp Ruins Atsuko Asahi 2:12
05. マリオサーキット Mario Circuit Mario Circuit Shiho Fujii 2:14
06. キノピオハーバー Toad Harbor Toad Harbour Shiho Fujii 2:01
07. ねじれマンション Twisted Mansion Twisted Mansion Shiho Fujii 2:03
08. ヘイホーこうざん Shy Guy Falls Shy Guy Falls Shiho Fujii 1:53
09. サンシャインくうこう Sunshine Airport Sunshine Airport Atsuko Asahi 2:04
10. ドルフィンみさき - 海中~深海 Dolphin Shoals - In the Sea ~ Deep Sea Dolphin Shoals (Sea Depths) Atsuko Asahi 3:00
11. ドルフィンみさき - 地上 Dolphin Shoals - Above Ground Dolphin Shoals (On Dry Land) Atsuko Asahi 3:01
12. エレクトロドリーム Electrodrome Electrodrome Shiho Fujii 2:12
13. ワリオスノーマウンテン Mount Wario Mount Wario Ryo Nagamatsu 2:34
14. スカイガーデン Cloudtop Cruise Cloudtop Cruise Atsuko Asahi 3:41
15. ホネホネさばく Bone-Dry Dunes Bone Dry Dunes Shiho Fujii 2:00
16. クッパキャッスル Bowser's Castle Bowser's Castle Atsuko Asahi 2:34
17. レインボーロード Rainbow Road Rainbow Road Shiho Fujii 2:27
18. Wii モーモーカントリー Wii Moo Moo Meadows Wii Moo Moo Meadows Ryo Nagamatsu 2:11
19. GBA マリオサーキット GBA Mario Circuit GBA Mario Circuit Yasuaki Iwata 1:55
20. DS プクプクビーチ DS Cheep Cheep Beach DS Cheep Cheep Beach Yasuaki Iwata 2:29
21. N64 キノピオハイウェイ N64 Toad's Turnpike N64 Toad's Turnpike Yasuaki Iwata 2:37
22. GC カラカラさばく GCN Dry Dry Desert GCN Dry Dry Desert Ryo Nagamatsu 2:35
23. SFC ドーナツへいや3 SNES Donut Plains 3 SNES Donut Plains 3 Yasuaki Iwata 1:20
24. N64 ピーチサーキット N64 Royal Raceway N64 Royal Raceway Yasuaki Iwata 2:49
25. 3DS DKジャングル 3DS DK Jungle 3DS DK Jungle Satomi Terui 2:06
26. DS ワリオスタジアム DS Wario Stadium DS Wario Stadium Yasuaki Iwata 2:11
27. GC シャーベットランド GCN Sherbet Land GCN Sherbet Land Yasuaki Iwata 2:12
28. 3DS ミュージックパーク 3DS Music Park 3DS Melody Motorway Atsuko Asahi 1:39
29. N64 ヨッシーバレー N64 Yoshi Valley N64 Yoshi Valley Ryo Nagamatsu 2:15
30. DS チクタクロック DS Tick-Tock Clock DS Tick-Tock Clock Ryo Nagamatsu 1:47
31. 3DS パックンスライダー 3DS Piranha Plant Slide 3DS Piranha Plant Pipeway Ryo Nagamatsu 2:13
32. Wii グラグラかざん Wii Grumble Volcano Wii Grumble Volcano Asuka Ohta 2:33
33. N64 レインボーロード N64 Rainbow Road N64 Rainbow Road Ryo Nagamatsu 2:20
LAP 2 (disc 2)
# Japanese title Translated English title Official English title Arrangement Length
01. GC ヨッシーサーキット GCN Yoshi Circuit GCN Yoshi Circuit Atsuko Asahi 2:39
02. エキサイトバイク Excitebike Arena Excitebike Arena Shiho Fujii 1:51
03. ドラゴンロード Dragon Driftway Dragon Driftway Atsuko Asahi 2:13
04. ミュートシティ Mute City MK8 Mute City Ryo Nagamatsu 3:06
05. Wii ワリオこうざん Wii Wario's Gold Mine Wii Wario's Gold Mine Kenta Nagata 2:15
06. SFC レインボーロード SNES Rainbow Road SNES Rainbow Road Atsuko Asahi 1:54
07. ツルツルツイスター Ice Ice Outpost Ice Ice Outpost Yasuaki Iwata 1:43
08. ハイラルサーキット Hyrule Circuit Hyrule Circuit Atsuko Asahi 2:03
09. GC ベビィパーク GCN Baby Park GCN Baby Park Kenta Nagata 3:34
10. GBA チーズランド GBA Cheese Land GBA Cheese Land Atsuko Asahi 2:52
11. ネイチャーロード Wild Woods MK8 Wild Woods Atsuko Asahi 2:12
12. どうぶつの森 春 Animal Crossing: Spring Animal Crossing (Spring) Atsuko Asahi 2:02
13. どうぶつの森 夏 Animal Crossing: Summer Animal Crossing (Summer) Atsuko Asahi 2:20
14. どうぶつの森 秋 Animal Crossing: Autumn Animal Crossing (Autumn) Atsuko Asahi 2:17
15. どうぶつの森 冬 Animal Crossing: Winter Animal Crossing (Winter) Atsuko Asahi 2:10
16. 3DS ネオクッパシティ 3DS Neo Bowser City 3DS Koopa City Kenta Nagata 2:00
17. GBA リボンロード GBA Ribbon Road GBA Ribbon Road Kenta Nagata 2:01
18. リンリンメトロ Super Bell Subway Super Bell Subway Atsuko Asahi 3:36
19. リンリンメトロ(地下) Super Bell Subway (Underground) Super Bell Subway (Underground) Atsuko Asahi 1:55
20. ビッグブルー Big Blue Big Blue Kenta Nagata 5:00
21. Mario Kart 8 Mario Kart 8 Mario Kart 8 Atsuko Asahi 2:59
22. セレクト Select Selection Screen Atsuko Asahi 1:39
23. セレクト(インターネット) Select (Online) Selection Screen (Online) Shiho Fujii 3:01
24. 観戦中 Spectating Spectating Yasuaki Iwata 1:34
25. マリオカートTV Mario Kart TV Mario Kart TV Yasuaki Iwata 1:49
26. コースインファンファーレ Course Intro Fanfare Course Intro Fanfare Atsuko Asahi 0:17
27. スーパースター Super Star Super Star Yasuaki Iwata 0:44
28. リザルト A Results A Result Screen A Atsuko Asahi 1:37
29. リザルト B Results B Result Screen B Atsuko Asahi 1:02
30. F-ZERO リザルト F-Zero Results F-ZERO Result Screen Atsuko Asahi 1:07
31. どうぶつの森 リザルト Animal Crossing Results Animal Crossing Result Screen Atsuko Asahi 1:16
32. ダイジェスト Summaries Current Standings Ryo Nagamatsu 0:40
33. Congratulations! Congratulations! Congratulations! Ryo Nagamatsu 1:30
34. Good Try! Good Try! Nice Try! Ryo Nagamatsu 1:13
35. スタッフクレジット Staff Credits Staff Credits Ryo Nagamatsu 4:11

Performers[edit]

Performer Instrument Songs contributed
Takashi Masuzaki
DIMENSION
Electric & Acoustic Guitar
  • Disc 1: Mario Kart Stadium, Mario Circuit, Toad Harbour, Shy Guy Falls, Sunshine Airport, Mount Wario, Cloudtop Cruise, Bowser's Castle, Rainbow Road, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: GCN Yoshi Circuit, Excitebike Arena, Dragon Driftway, MK8 Mute City, Ice Ice Outpost, Hyrule Circuit, GCN Baby Park, GBA Cheese Land, MK8 Wild Woods, Animal Crossing (Spring), Animal Crossing (Summer), Animal Crossing (Autumn), GBA Ribbon Road, Super Bell Subway, Super Bell Subway (Underground), Big Blue, Mario Kart 8, Course Intro Fanfare, Staff Credits
Teppei Kawasaki Electric & Acoustic Bass
  • Disc 1: Mario Kart Stadium, MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Toad Harbour, Dolphin Shoals (Sea Depths), Dolphin Shoals (On Dry Land), Mount Wario, Bone Dry Dunes, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, SNES Donut Plains 3, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: GCN Yoshi Circuit, Excitebike Arena, Dragon Driftway, MK8 Mute City, Hyrule Circuit, GBA Cheese Land, MK8 Wild Woods, Animal Crossing (Spring), Animal Crossing (Summer), Animal Crossing (Autumn), Animal Crossing (Winter), GBA Ribbon Road, Super Bell Subway, Super Bell Subway (Underground), Big Blue, Mario Kart 8, Course Intro Fanfare, Staff Credits
Satoshi Bandoh
appears courtesy of T-SQUARE MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT Inc.
Drums
  • Disc 1: Mario Kart Stadium, MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Toad Harbour, Sunshine Airport, Dolphin Shoals (Sea Depths), Dolphin Shoals (On Dry Land), Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Royal Raceway, N64 Yoshi Valley, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: GCN Baby Park, MK8 Wild Woods, Animal Crossing (Spring), Animal Crossing (Summer), Animal Crossing (Autumn), Animal Crossing (Winter), GBA Ribbon Road, Super Bell Subway, Super Bell Subway (Underground), Big Blue, Mario Kart 8, Course Intro Fanfare, Staff Credits
Hiroyuki Noritake Drums
  • Disc 2: GCN Yoshi Circuit, Excitebike Arena, Dragon Driftway, MK8 Mute City, Ice Ice Outpost, Hyrule Circuit
Tetsuro Toyama Acoustic Guitar
  • Disc 1: Toad Harbour, Shy Guy Falls, Dolphin Shoals (Sea Depths), Dolphin Shoals (On Dry Land), Cloudtop Cruise, Bone Dry Dunes, Wii Moo Moo Meadows, SNES Donut Plains 3
Kazuki Katsuta Alto Saxophone
  • Disc 1: Dolphin Shoals (On Dry Land)
  • Disc 2: Big Blue
Masato Honma Alto Saxophone
  • Disc 1: MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: GCN Yoshi Circuit, GCN Baby Park, GBA Cheese Land, Mario Kart 8, Staff Credits
Takuo Yamamoto Soprano, Tenor & Baritone Saxophone/Flute
  • Disc 1: Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: GCN Yoshi Circuit, GCN Baby Park, GBA Cheese Land, Animal Crossing (Winter), Mario Kart 8, Staff Credits
Masakuni Takeno Tenor Saxophone
  • Disc 1: MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, GBA Mario Circuit
  • Disc 2: Mario Kart 8
Eric Miyashiro Trumpet
  • Disc 1: MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: Mario Kart 8, Staff Credits
Koji Nishimura Trumpet/Flugelhorn
  • Disc 1: Mario Kart Stadium, MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Royal Raceway, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: GCN Baby Park, GBA Cheese Land, Super Bell Subway, Mario Kart 8, Staff Credits
Luis Valle Trumpet
  • Disc 2: Hyrule Circuit
Sho Okumura Trumpet
  • Disc 1: Mario Kart Stadium, Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Royal Raceway, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: Mario Kart 8, Staff Credits
Yoichi Murata Trombone
  • Disc 1: Mario Kart Stadium, MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Royal Raceway, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: Mario Kart 8, Staff Credits
Eijiro Nakagawa Trombone
  • Disc 2: GCN Baby Park, GBA Cheese Land, Animal Crossing (Spring), Super Bell Subway
Kanade Shishiuchi Trombone
  • Disc 1: Mario Kart Stadium, MK8 Water Park, Mario Circuit, Mount Wario, Bowser's Castle, GBA Mario Circuit, N64 Royal Raceway, N64 Rainbow Road
  • Disc 2: Mario Kart 8, Staff Credits
Hideyo Takakuwa Flute/Tin Whistle
  • Disc 2: MK8 Wild Woods, Animal Crossing (Spring)
Takayuki Mogami Oboe
  • Disc 2: MK8 Wild Woods
Masatsugu Shinosaki Violin/Erhu
  • Disc 2: Dragon Driftway, Ice Ice Outpost, Hyrule Circuit
Toshihiro Nakanishi Violin
  • Disc 2: MK8 Wild Woods, Animal Crossing (Summer)
Hitoshi Konno Violin
  • Disc 1: Sweet Sweet Canyon, Twisted Mansion, Shy Guy Falls, Sunshine Airport, Mount Wario, Bone Dry Dunes, Wii Moo Moo Meadows, N64 Yoshi Valley
Yoshiaki Sato Accordion
  • Disc 2: Animal Crossing (Autumn), Animal Crossing (Winter), Super Bell Subway
Kazumi Totaka
(uncredited)
Vibraphone
  • Disc 2: Super Bell Subway[2]

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マリオカート8 オリジナルサウンドトラック
Mario Kāto 8 Orijinaru Saundotorakku
Mario Kart 8 Original Soundtrack

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