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Pauline and her band performing Jump Up, Super Star! during the New Donk City festival.

Jump Up, Super Star! is a big-band style song composed by Naoto Kubo and sung in-universe by Pauline; the actual song was performed by The Super Mario Players and sung by Kate Higgins (credited as Kate Davis). It was used in the second trailer for Super Mario Odyssey shown at E3 2017 during the Nintendo Spotlight.

The song is about Mario's adventure across the kingdoms of Super Mario Odyssey, with most lines referencing the mechanics of the game and Pauline referring to herself as Mario's "1-Up Girl".

It is notable for being the first Super Mario theme to use distinguishable lyrics. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and Super Mario Run, both released prior to Super Mario Odyssey, also feature lyrical songs, but these titles (and, hence, songs) were revealed after Jump Up, Super Star!

Lyrics

Here we go, off the rails
Don't you know it's time to raise our sails?
It's freedom like you never knew

Don't need bags or a pass
Say the word, I'll be there in a flash
You could say my hat is off to you

Oh, we can zoom all the way to the moon
From this great wide wacky world
Jump with me, grab coins with me, oh yeah!

It's time to jump up in the air (Jump up in the air)
Jump up, don't be scared (Jump up, don't be scared)
Just jump up and your cares will soar away (oohoohooh)
And if the dark clouds start to swirl
Don't fear, don't shed a tear, 'cause
I'll be your 1-Up Girl

So let's all jump up super high (Jump up super high)
High up in the sky (High up in the sky)
There's no power-up like dancing
You know that you're my Super Star (You're my Super Star)
No one else can take me this far
I'm flipping the switch
Get ready for this
Ohh, ohh, let's do the Odyssey!

Odyssey, ya see (x7)
Odyssey, Odyssey!

Spin the wheel, take a chance
Every journey starts a new romance
A new world's calling out to you

Take a turn, off the path
Find a new addition to the cast
You know that any captain needs a crew

Take it in stride as you move, side to side
They're just different points of view
Jump with me, grab coins with me, oh yeah!

Come on and jump up in the air (Jump up in the air)
Jump without a care (Jump without a care)
Jump up 'cause you know that I'll be there

And if you find you're short on joy
Don't fret, just don't forget that
You're still our 1-Up Boy

So go on, straighten out your cap (Straighten out your cap)
Let your toes begin to tap (Toes begin to tap)
This rhythm is a power 'shroom (oohoohooh)

Don't forget you're the Super Star (You're the Super Star)
No one else can make it this far
Put a comb through that stache
Now you've got panache
Ohh, ohh, let's do the Odyssey!

It's time to jump up in the air (Jump up in the air)
Jump up, don't be scared (Jump up, don't be scared)
Jump up and your cares will soar away (oohoohooh)
And if the dark clouds start to swirl (Dark clouds start to swirl)
Don't fear, don't shed a tear 'cause
I'll be your 1-Up Girl

Now listen all you boys and girls (All you boys and girls)
All around the world (All around the world)
Don't be afraid to get up and move
You know that we're all Super Stars (We're all Super Stars)
We're the ones who've made it this far
Put a smile on that face
There's no time to waste
Ohh, ohh, let's do the Odyssey!

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Trivia

25mSMOw

The score for 25m, which can be heard in the song's instrumental.

  • This is the first mainline Mario game theme to feature lyrics.
  • The song contains many references, some of them being rather obscure:
    • The line "great wide wacky world" is possibly a reference to the cancelled CDi game Super Mario's Wacky Worlds. It may however more likely be referring to the world Mario visits in Super Mario Odyssey.
    • The line "I'm flipping the switch" is a possible reference to the Nintendo Switch, which is the system Super Mario Odyssey released on.
    • The line "let's do the Odyssey!" is a possible reference to another Mario related song called "Do The Mario!". Do The Mario! was played during the credits sequence of DiC Entertainment's 1989 television series The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!.
    • Various items and characters that appear in Super Mario Odyssey are also both directly and indirectly mentioned, with mentions of Super Stars, 1-Up Mushrooms, Super Mushrooms, Checkpoint Flags, Captain Toad, and Cappy.
  • 25m's theme from the original Donkey Kong can be heard during the part where Pauline repeats the lyric of "Odyssey, ya see". At the end of this section, the brass plays a figure similar to the sound of Jumpman vaulting a barrel.

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