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'Star Wars' without music is more awkward than you can imagine

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What happens when you remove John Williams’ score from Star Wars? It becomes a funny, surrealist masterpiece, if the video below is any indication. The video posted by Auralnauts depicts the final scene in A New Hope—the one that uses Williams’ “The Throne Room”—with just ambient noise. R2D2 clanks around without any beeps, and Han, Luke, and Leia trade smiles that now just might make you want to scream. At least Chewbacca breaks the silence.

For comparison, watch the original:

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