What happens when you change Justin Bieber into a suited countertenor (that basically means the person has a really, really great voice) and replace all of those electric sounds in “Beauty and the Beat” with a choir and real live musical instruments? Awesomeness, that’s what. Beautiful awesomeness.The University of York Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir tackled Bieber and Nicki Minaj‘s hit for funsies and the re-imagined tune sounds pretty fantastic. Check it out below:
And, here’s the original — Nicki Minaj and bikinis included.