Sunday 21 October 2018

This bungee cord version of Seven Nation Army would make the White Stripes proud

There is something strangely mesmerising about this video.

(Jaydoso/Reddit)
(Jaydoso/Reddit)

By Taylor Heyman, Press Association

Camping in the wilderness is some people’s idea of hell, but for others it breeds creation.

When Reddit user Jaydoso took a trip to Northern California with two friends from high school, they used their musical backgrounds to create a rocking version of the White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army using only a bungee cord and the bed of a pick-up truck.

“All three of us were in band for the first two years of high school, and the singer and I made a cover band for the last two,” said Jaydoso, so making music from whatever is lying around isn’t unusual.

The video starts with a solo from the bungee cord, playing the well-known bass line from the song.

Then one of the guys begins to make a beat with his feet on the truck.

Not content with just a soundtrack, the last member of the trio pops his head out of the window and begins to sing.

The group go camping around twice a year, from backpacking to car park camping, and “it’s always a blast when we do”, said Jaydoso.

Let’s hope they make some more music on their next trip.

Press Association

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