Watch Massive Attack's "Teardrop" Played Using Fruits and Vegetables
Photo by Billy Kidd
No, it’s not some crazed Gallagher-copycat smashing items from the produce section like they’re bongos.
A 31-year-old Brooklyn-based musician named Jonathan Dagan (or j.viewz) has taken everyday fruits and vegetables and turned them into realistic-sounding instruments, according to Mashable. When hooked up to his “Makey Makey invention kit” and a synthesizer, grapes sound like bells, carrots are high-hats and eggplants sound just like bass drums when he taps them.
In the video, Dagan’s one-man veggie band takes on Massive Attack’s “Teardrop.”
Since publishing the video on YouTube last week, Dagan’s veggie “Teardrop” cover has received over 200,000 views.
You can watch the YouTube video below.