The Hobbit’s ‘Misty Mountain’ Song [cover]

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Alexandra and I finally got around to making a cover of The Hobbit’s Misty Mountain song when part 2 came out. I really enjoy the book and was happy to see Peter Jackson retained the music/poetry without being cheesy.

So here it our best attempt at bring mysterious. Truly, it’s all we could muster.

NEW THING: “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” Cover In A Minor Key

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As a kid, I never realized that Simba’s upbeat tune about becoming king was a terrible irony considering the speed and method by which he gets the job. I’d like to see a 20th Anniversary Edition with a scene added: after his father dies, Simba tosses his copy of The Secret into a chasm.

Maybe I would have understand if the song’s key had been in minor. My friend Alex Fotopoulos and I came up with this arrangement: