Dancing Darth Vader

AFVPublished: April 4, 2018
Published: April 4, 2018

Intergalactic super villains and Latin music: not exactly a conventional mash up. Thanos and a tango? Can’t imagine it. Ming The Merciless and the Macarena? Don’t want to imagine it. Darth Vader and the mambo, however: now you’re talking!

A boy in a Darth Vader mask jams on a bass as salsa music plays.

Young Anakin Skywalker never seemed like the musical type to me. Growing up on Tatooine with all that sand and misery, besides the cantina at Mos Eisely, it doesn’t really seem like a very musical place, or even an artistic one in general. Coming of age in such an environment, it’s no wonder he had his unquenchable demons.

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