True confession: I had not heard of Coldplay until ThePianoGuys put up a cover of Peponi. I watched their video and thought it was awesome and blogged about it.
Now ThePianoGuys have done a cover of One Direction’s What Makes You Beautiful. I had not heard of One Direction (a boy band from Britain, apparently) until last week when my daughter mentioned that her friend and family were flying to Florida to see them in concert (from Calgary; that’s a long way to go for a concert). I’m getting drastically different opinions of One Direction from my kids. My youngest is gaga over them. My son says they (One Direction) have zero lasting value. I mentioned that ThePianoGuys have done a cover of one of their pieces. His response: “You honor them (One Direction) by calling it a piece.”
So with no apologies for not having heard of or making any attempt to listen to One Direction, here are ThePianoGuys in a piece that stands on its own – in possibly the most creative use of a piano and violin bow ever.
Pop quiz for DK – what’s the make of the piano?