African Style of Coldplay – Paradise (Peponi) by ThePianoGuys

Last night, I stumbled upon this wonderful group in YouTube called The Piano Guys.  I tell you, they are awesome. Music so lovely……..

Enjoy and have a happy weekend!

Cello: Steven Sharp Nelson
Piano: Jon Schmidt

with Vocals: Alex Boye

The story behind this song:

As they started arranging the music, they suffered a writers block. Then on a whim, they changed it to African approach. With Alex and his contagious energy that gave new life to the song – He sings the tune in 4 different languages: Swahili, English, Yoruba (his mother’s native language), and Alex’s own African “scat” (They call it…Scafrican) =) Most of the words you hear are translated from the lyrics in the original Coldplay Tune.

After hearing the song, I am now a huge fun of Alex and ThePianoGuys — I bet you are now too!

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If you liked this video you’ll LOVE our version of these tunes:
Adele Rolling in the Deep:
David’s Guetta’s Without You:

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  1. These guys are awesome!!!



    1. I know Cee and thank you for stopping by!



  2. i’m with you in this one!!! Cheers Nonoy Manga



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