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Theme of Maximillion Pegasus from Yu-Gi-Oh!: Face Up, Face Down.
Pegasus’s voice actor, Darren Dunstan (who is also the VA of James of Team Rocket in the Pokémon anime)*, does actually sing this song; it is not a fan creation but the real theme.
*Thanks to azumeowth for correcting me on that. James’s VA is Eric Stuart (which I remember reading), but a comment on this video on YouTube said that they were the same, so I just played along with it. Some confusion may come from Wikipedia’s article on Dunstan, which does list him as James’s VA.

Here are the lyrics:

Welcome all my honored guests
to the ultimate duel with the best of the best
At my invitation you’ve come to compete
for the honor of suffering the final defeat

Isn’t it grand what I’ve managed to do
by kidnapping those closest to you
I’ve taken their souls to lay on the line
in a winner take all duel for all time

[Bridge]
Let’s play the game
I’m sure you all know how,
but watch yourselves, my foolish friends
you’re all in my world now

[Chorus]
Face up, face down
attack or defend
face up, face down
this battle’s to the end
face up, face down
stay on guard
face up, face down
play your strongest card

Final arena awaits us all
I built it myself, it’s just down the hall
I wish this day hadn’t come so fast
you see, i truly wanted your pain to last

[Chorus]
Face up, face down
attack or defend
face up, face down
this battle’s to the end
face up, face down
stay on guard
face up, face down
play your strongest card

all your cunning strategies
all the tricks you’ve tried
look like merely child’s play
to my Millenium Eye
ha ha ha ha, your turn, Yugi-boy

what’s wrong now, you look so sad
losing your soul doesn’t feel that bad
those you love have told me so
and soon my friends, you too will know

[Bridge]
Let’s play the game
i’m sure you all know how,
but watch yourselves, my foolish friends
you’re all in my world now

[Chorus]
Face up, face down
attack or defend
face up, face down
this battle’s to the end
face up, face down
stay on guard
face up, face down
play your strongest card
(repeat chorus to fade)

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Darren Dunstan, the English voice actor for Pegasus, is an AMAZING singer. I didn’t upload this video to YouTube, but I thought it might have an audience here. The song isn’t meant to be in-character, of course, although his voice sounds similar.

Enjoy!

Friendly reminder to Pegasus fans that Josh Groban sings naturally in Pegasus-esque voice and inflection. Seriously, listen to the man. He will change your life. (I mean listen to Darren too because he’s a legend but his works are more limited than Josh’s sooo anyway, links!)

Darren’s voice overs and songs:
https://darrendunstan.wordpress.com/media-center/

Josh Groban Stuff:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oni0tO_HN30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBSwA8pMgrA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__kDzC4k5-A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiVQpghEipA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvWnHAhKX6E
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEKrPID-PeI

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'Flight' - Darren Dunstan

God Pegasus has an amazing singing voice

Alright! I’m home from Rhode Island where the Y.C.S. took place!

What an awesome time it was. I met so many new people and made so many new friends. I got to talk with the ever so awesome Darren Dunstan aka the voice of Maximillion Pegasus, and got him to sign a mat and a mini card binder that was won. Not only that I got a picture with him! He was simply amazing and it was surly the highlight of the trip <3 !

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I really enjoy Darren dustan’s singing,he has a nice voice. (He’s Pegasus’ voice actor but I’m sure you guessed this~ He also plays Splinter in TMNT and Mr.Kay and Mr.Heartland in Zexal. And possibly IV….stillthinkhewasjustafillinthoughfordatflashback)

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one more for my Duelists. i’m so bored that i’m willing to take requests if any of you like this stuff.