Track: Monkey Fest | Game: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat | Composer: Mahito Yokota.
Developed by the same team that brought us Super Mario Galaxy, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat was the debut game of Nintendo EAD Tokyo. Easily one of the freshest idea that came out of Shigeru Miyamoto's head during the GameCube era (alongside Pikmin). The game's objective was pretty simple, get to the end of the level of the world by collecting as many bananas as possible... but there's a catch, the game is designed to be played with the Bongos that came included with Donkey Konga. This song is extracted from the Monkey Fest level in which Donkey Kong has to explore a huge tree with the aid of a bunch of little monkeys.
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