They Played What, Where? Vol. 2, No. 1

A video featuring Beyonce's baby sister, Solange, doing a version of "Viva La Vida" landed in my inbox late last night. Which reminded me that I'd heard something truly strange early Sunday afternoon, while walking in downtown Bethesda. A violinist and electric bass player were set up in front of Barnes and Noble, and as I was walking down the street, away from the store, I began to hear some strangely familiar chords ringing out. And I realized they were performing that weepy Coldplay song, "The Scientist." And you know what? It sounded downright pretty.

Whereas this Solange cover, well ... listen for yourself:


By J. Freedom du Lac |  February 3, 2009; 8:27 AM ET Randomness
Previous: The Boss at the Super Bowl | Next: The Day the Music Died

Comments

Please email us to report offensive comments.



Didn't know you traveled into the burbs J Free! I can only assume it was to see a movie at Bethesda Row?

Posted by: BradfordPearson | February 3, 2009 9:33 AM

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 

© 2010 The Washington Post Company