Celebrate 11/10/09 with 11 covers of 'Final Countdown'
Today’s date, by American convention, is a countdown, and I for once chose to recognize the occasion with an afternoon of YouTube spelunking in search of awesome, or at least hilarious, covers of “Final Countdown.” Hoooly moly, did I ever find some good ones. Let’s start with the obvious classic:
Which is barely the tip of the iceberg….
Arrested Development, of course:
Which was awesomely recreated by Australian “illusionist”:
There’s this round-up of 20 other covers:
This Scottish trio:
A high school marching band in Ohio:
Michigan’s marching band mashed it up with “Enter Sandman”:
Okay, fine, one more marching band:
And some sixth-graders:
And for our grand finale, a nine-year-old rocking out on violin: