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Gangnam Style gets opera-style treatment

A Slovenian singer has given the viral song a classical opera twist

  • Los Angeles Times
  • Published: 12:11 December 25, 2012
  • Tabloid

A Slovenian singer performs Gangnam Style
  • Image Credit: YouTube.com
  • A Slovenian singer performs the lyrics from Gangnam Style in the style of opera, while also dancing Psy’s signature horse-trot moves.

With more than 1 billion YouTube hits, ‘Gangnam Style’ by the Korean singer Psy is the most popular music video of the year.

It has been imitated, parodied and re-purposed by fans around the world. It has been remixed in many different musical styles, including country, R&B, rap, Desi and heavy-metal.

So, it was perhaps inevitable that someone would remix the single in the style of classical opera. A Slovenian singer has performed the lyrics from the song in the style of opera, while also dancing Psy’s signature horse-trot moves.

A classical orchestra consisting of strings, woodwinds and percussion performs the pop score in a humorously lush manner.

‘Gangnam’ had already supplanted Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ as the most-viewed clip of all time on YouTube before it hit the billion-views mark.

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