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    Default The Cello Cover of AC/DCs Thunderstruck That Youll Want to Watch Over & Over

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    I have never played the cello nor have I ever taken cello lessons. This may not qualify me to give an opinion on this performance. However, I have seen cellos before and I'm quite sure that they are classified as musical instruments because the sign on the store said that they were. Anyway, take this with a grain of salt when I say, THIS IS AWESOME. - BB68



    The Cello Cover of AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ That You’ll Want to Watch Over & Over Again

    Get ready for a musical treat.

    The instrumental group “2CELLOS’ published a cover of AC/DC’s famous “Thunderstruck” earlier this week — and it’s gone mega-viral.

    Since uploading the music video to YouTube Feb. 18, the rendition has enjoyed over 1.6 million views and been met with rave reviews on the Internet.

    “I can’t stop rewatching this,” one individual commented.

    “This was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen,” wrote another. “Words cannot describe it further than that.”

    “This is amazing,” echoed yet another.

    Watch the Viral Music Video:





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    Give it a week ... there will be a couple of 5 yr old Asian kids doing this on Youtube ! LOL

    Neat video , btw . My friend is the lead guitarist for "Thunderstruck" , an AC/DC tribute band . He posted this link on his FB page .
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    Aww beat me to it. This is so cool.
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    Ok, that was awesome. They do a bunch of other songs as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    Ok, that was awesome. They do a bunch of other songs as well.
    "Highway To Hell" with Steve Vai ...

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    The other songs don't work as well. "Thunderstruck" works really well for two cellos. And they did a great job arranging it. Plus awesome production value on the video.
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    Saw this on Facebook and it was pretty damn cool!!

    Rockin' the cello!!
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    Eds a better cello player.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    Eds a better cello player.
    Yep. DLR would have arranged it better, and Sam would have negotiated better rates for them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    Yep. DLR would have arranged it better, and Sam would have negotiated better rates for them.
    Frankenstrat cello would be awesome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    Eds a better cello player.
    Can you imagine a version of "Good Enough"?

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    Another one of their covers that works really well with their cello arrangement:


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    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    I've got a few songs by these guys...they're great. Truly awesome.

    Welcome to the Jungle is amazing by them.

    However, if you REALLY want a great cello group doing a cover, Apocalyptica For Whom the Bell Tolls...brilliant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Now that was fuckin awesome

 

 

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