Ever for the reason that Fallout 76 reveal final month the workplace has been breaking into music. Specifically, one music: John Denver’s ‘Take Me Home, Country Roads’. It’s an authorized banger, that’s not in dispute, however, after two weeks of it (with an growing frequency as we’ve discovered extra concerning the sport and the sleep deprivation of E3 has kicked in) I’m beginning to get sick of it. I’m buzzing it, I’m whistling it, I’m screaming it internally.
So, naturally, I’ve been on the lookout for cowl variations. And I’ve discovered some glorious ones – from Japanese musicians rocking out in a kitchen to the EDM membership remix you positively don’t want in your life. You positively do not want any of this music in your life.
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I’m sorry, however please share on this horror with me as a result of I believe I’m going to be haunted by this music in my nightmares, each sleeping and waking, for years to return.
First up, let’s be sure we’re all on the identical web page right here. This is John Denver’s model and what you’ve been listening to in all of the Fallout 76 movies:
Like I mentioned – banger.
Denver’s been making a splash recently, cropping up in numerous odd locations. Most notably, when it was sung by Mark Strong within the newest Kingsman film:
The man has a beautiful gravelly voice, even when he’s a bit of off key (and impressively maintains his accent the entire approach by it).
Let’s change the pace of this a bit of. You want Denver for all conditions, what in the event you get a hankering for Country Roads when you’re out in town? You can’t anticipate the DJ to spin up a report – as I’m positive is the parlance of the discoteque. No it’s important to adapt the music to the setting:
Who wouldn’t need to pull shapes to that for hours at a time?
What? You need one other membership combine? Go on then:
Before me transfer on, I can’t depart you and not using a come down chillout combine:
It’s no Halo (Beyoncé, no Bungie) however it’s going to do for the listening on whereas having the submit night time out cup of tea.
Now this subsequent cowl is as a lot concerning the staging of the music video as it’s the cowl itself.
The approach Uchidama play the music so earnestly in such a tiny kitchenette is fantastic, and doubly so if you realise it’s so small they’ve needed to report themselves in there individually.
If you’re not into the nation music or membership hits? Then how concerning the music sung with loss of life metallic vocals?
I’m not satisfied he pulls it off however the try must be applauded.
Finally, to wrap up this lengthy and winding journey, a canopy impressed by Fallout 76’s announcement. The eight bit model of ‘Take Me Home, Country Roads’:
I’m nonetheless looking out for a model sung by a choral choir and my assortment will solely be full once I discover somebody beatboxing it to a small crowd on a road nook. But this must be at the least sufficient to be getting on with till Fallout 76’s launch in November.