8 Men Line Up In Robes, Haunting Version Of 'Sound Of Silence' Is Sending Chills Down Everyone's Spine
Holly Reyes 2/13/2018
Dressed in mysterious robes, Gregorian stood on stage with blank faces as the instruments gave introduction to their song. Their performance will never be forgotten. Taking an American hit from the 60's, and putting a chant-inspired flare to it, Gregorian showed that their is more to music than you may have realized.
Their Epic Chants Tour was the perfect chance to showcase who they really are.
Together, these talented vocalists form the band called Gregorian and is headed by Frank Peterson. Their ability to create a sound unique to their own will leave you speechless. Though they are a German band, they take music from around the world, whether rock or pop, and flip it upside down into something totally different sounding.
In this haunting performance, they tackled a Simon And Garfunkel classic, and reworked it into what would sound like a chant. With the right key, timing, and lots of practice, they were able to pull it off.
You may have never guessed that a Simon And Garfunkel hit would find its way into an entirely different genre as this, but with the talent that Gregorian brought, they made it sound as if that's the way it has always been. Leave it to their harmonies to draw you in. As their voices build more and more throughout the song, you will be stunned at the layers of beauty that reveals itself from a genre you just might not be as familiar with.
This song has been covered countless times, however, chances are you have never heard 'Sound Of Silence' like this! Gregorian's history of taking pop songs and reworking them lead them on a path towards discovering how there really is no limit to what they can do. They have an array of albums which only have their fans guessing what they could possibly do next. Whether they are reworking an old American hit or something totally different, they are sure to leave you amazed.