The DuckTales Moon Theme Is the Best Piece of 8-Bit Music Ever Written

DuckTales Moon

It’s no secret that I have an extraordinary passion for DuckTales. It’s also no secret that I have a fondness for 8-bit music. So I think it’s safe to say that the following statement comes with a heaping side of bias: The “Moon Theme” from Capcom’s DuckTales NES game is the most perfect piece of 8-bit music ever written.

Let’s be honest here: Anyone who enjoys 8-bit music simply must find this fantastic:

And if that doesn’t do it for you, here’s an electric guitar version that will put a smile on your face (unless you have absolutely no soul):

And because I just can’t stop now, here’s a (fake) women’s choir doing an incredible arrangement:

No matter how you slice it, this is one brilliant piece of music.

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