Ben Gibbard Acoustic Cover of Thriller (Stream and Download)

I recently came upon an interesting cover of Michael Jackson’s Thriller by Ben Gibbard. It’s an acoustic rendition and with Thriller being such an upbeat song, i couldn’t really picture it. Well after listening to it about 4 or 5 times, i must say i was taken aback. It sounds like a bedroom recording of sorts but it fits perfectly and lends to the calming atmosphere created. Ben Gibbard totally transformed the song into a slow bittersweet acoustic song. I love it when one artist covers a song and in the process transforms the meaning into something totally different. But don’t take my word for it…

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Ben Gibbard – Thriller (Acoustic Cover).mp3

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