Some people love Justin Bieber’s songs, others of us struggle with them. But Steve Pycroft felt that, while Bieber’s songs had potential, one song in particular coud be raised to a new — and baroque — level.
Pycroft took Bieber’s pop tune “Beauty and Beat” and rearranged it for a performance by the counter-tenor Robin Blaze and the University of York Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. The song maintains the original lyrics, but has a whole new feel when slowed down and classed up.
It’s a very different type of cover song to the usual I see on YouTube:
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