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Pokémon theme song: Jason Paige performs original cartoon theme in the studio

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About 18 years ago, Jason Paige’s voice went down in history when he recorded the theme song to the Pokémon cartoon series. He proves he still has the rock ‘n’ roll pipes to pull off a studio recording in 2016.

Paige posted video to YouTube of himself performing the theme alongside the opening credits in a side-by-side comparison. “Finally the face meets the voice,” he wrote on Facebook.

While different variations of the theme song were used as the cartoon went on, Paige’s catchy rendition is back in the spotlight thanks to the Pokémon Go mobile game. Though, it may surprise some to know there’s more than one verse. 

Watch Paige’s latest performance in the video above.