Wednesday, June 3, 2015

You're doing it wrong

It's fun to take a familiar song and play it the wrong way; use the wrong instruments, sing it wrong, etc.  For example, check out these guys:

What will the song do when you take away some of the familiar bits?  Will it still stand or will it fall apart?  Is there more to a song than the snapshot of it that the recording studio may have captured on the first go 'round?

I've had my own fun with unexpected, awkward, and even frightening covers in the past.  This time I wanted to try out a big thick rock tune with just a piano.  After an evening of beating and kicking my poor old upright piano, the result is this: