Earlier this month, we speculated that Jack Black’s piano ballad “Peaches” from Super Mario Bros. game. film He could be a dark horse for Song of the Summer, and now, it’s his first number one single.
As I mentioned painting, the impassioned dedication to Princess Peach (voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy) from the character Black Bowser debuted at number 83 on the Hot 100 chart with 5.8 million US streams and 6,000 downloads in its first week. As of publication, its music video — directed by Lyrical Lemonade’s Cole Bennett — has 17 million views. Watch the clip below.
“Jack Black is an amazing singer and musician, so we spent a night writing the song and sent the demo to Jack,” Super Mario Bros. co-director Aaron Horvath said in a statement (via Insider). “Husband [of] Days later, Jack feels we are back on the final track. He added his own twist to it and his pianist played an original piece of music to it. We were amazed.”
In 2006, Black scored a massive hit 100 as part of the rock comedy duo Tenacious D when “The Pick of Destiny” debuted and peaked at No. 78. Formed with Kyle Gass, the group has four albums on the Billboard 200. Tenacious will resume D her world tour next month; Get your tickets now via StubHub, orders are 100% guaranteed with StubHub’s FanProtect Program.
while, Super Mario Bros. game. film It still topped the box office by taking in $92 million domestically over this past weekend alone. To date, it has grossed more than $700 million worldwide after being surpassed sonic the hedgehog 2 For the biggest weekend in a video game adaptation.
The inevitable sequel hasn’t been announced yet, but Black has already shared that he’d like Pedro Pascal to play Wario in the second installment.