Vocalist Mike Patton is nothing if not versatile, whether he’s out in front of Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk, or one of his many other projects.
All of that to say that he’s the perfect choice for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme. Why, of all things, is he singing this? It’s to promote the new game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, due out on PC and console later this year. The gameplay has that throwback feel if you remember playing the TMNT arcade game back in the day, and Patton nails the vocal work.
Here’s the original, for comparison.