Thursday, June 16, 2005

NIRVANA FOR UKULELES

An anonymous tipster (thanks, whoever you are) hepped me to The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain's version of "Smells Like Teen Spirit." This seven-piece combo has only one available album, "Secret Of Life," and it does not contain that Nirvana standard, but still looks to be a worthwhile collection - uke versions of "Le Freak," "Should I Stay Or Should I Go," or Serge Gainsbourg's "Je T'Aime Moi Non Amour" anyone?

But thanks to a site with the oh-so-British name of Scrunty Bastard, we may now hear:

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain "Smells Like Teen Spirit."

Supposedly they're very funny live, and the pictures on their site are amusing - clad in tuxedos, they sit next to each other in a semi-circle, like a classical chamber ensemble.

1 comment:

Boss Mew said...

Thank you. I've been looking for this for ages.