This starts out like a cover of a classic song, full of multi-part harmonies, but it morphs into something that is fun to watch as well as listen to.
The song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight“ is a song of South African origin written by Solomon Linda in 1939. It was originally titled “Mbube“ and was sung in the Zulu language. The song was adapted by American singer Pete Seeger in the 1950s, and subsequently recorded by The Weavers in 1952.
The song has been covered by numerous artists since then, including The Tokens in 1961, who made the song a hit in the United States and around the world. The song is now a classic, and is recognized worldwide. Over the years, there have been countless renditions sung by a number of different artists, including The Tokens in 1961, who made the song a hit in the United States and around the world.
But none are as exciting as Straight No Chaser’s hilarious version. While on tour in New Mexico, the talented group of acapella singers belted out an electrifying rendition of the song, and it’s a delight for fans! The group was onstage, dressed in matching outfits. One of the members explains that they created their very own choreography for this performance, so the audience has no idea that it’s going to be so funny.
Once they start singing, the audience is mesmerized! This might just be your new favorite version of the song! Watch the full video below and please leave us a Facebook comment to let us know what you thought!
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