Child Mariachi Concert Sounds Strangely Like Horror-Movie Theme
Not to get down on a bunch of kids, but check out the string parts in this video of a child mariachi ensemble currently making the Web rounds, and tell me this isn't custom-made for some kind of Shining-esque psychological thriller. Or maybe a Radiohead album. And then there's a trumpet! All it's missing is Shia LaBeouf behind the camera. Rock out, freak out and read on for more Buzz Break.
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