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Chinese Folk Musician Kills It Performing “Super Mario Bros” Theme


Are you tired from a long week at work? This video will put a smile on your face. 

In a video published on YouTube earlier this week, Chinese folk musician Xu Linlin from the China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater performs one of the world’s most recognizable tunes — the Super Mario Bros theme song. 

The music video is particularly interesting because the song is performed on a ruan, a traditional plucked string instrument from China. 

We tip our hats to Xu! But could we suggest The Legend of Zelda theme next?

Cover image via Pixabay

Matthew Bossons
Matt is RADII's managing editor. He is a Shanghai-based writer and editor with a passion for history, untold stories and scuba diving. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Matt has worked as a journalist in China for over half a decade and has had work published in major Chinese media outlets and international publications. He has previously lived in Guangzhou and Beijing.