I wish I could take credit for this, but the credit goes to gizmodo for providing the content.
Anyone under 25 has probably heard of Justin Beiber, the pre-teen (teen?) pop singer who has managed to make 12-year old girls squeal with delight as the rest of us cringe with discomfort. The music is brainless soulless pop, but someone out there found a way to make it way cooler. And by way cooler I mean probably one of the most epic-fantasy-movie-inspired-save-the-world-while-riding-a-dolphin-through-the-stars fantastic.
Here is the original for comparison:
From the Gizmodo post:
Courtesy of musician Nick Pittsinger, who used the free program Paulstretch, this is “U Smile” made slower. Like, a lot slower—eight times slower, to be exact. And all of a sudden the not-bad piano pop track sounds like the climactic score to some kind of historical epic, or Dead Can Dance, or, like, Animal Collective, or something. It sounds like the ocean, but, like, in heaven, man. Plus, it’s 35 minutes long:
Thanks again to Gizmodo for the awesome content. Original post is here: Gizmodo/Bieber post