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The ‘Knight Rider’ theme song played on the cello is the best kind of Gen-X nostalgia

The 1980s present Knight Rider was a couple of man who drove a speaking automotive and solved crimes. I feel. I (form of) keep in mind watching a younger(ish) David Hasselhoff argue with the automotive, a 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am named KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand), voiced by William Daniels. KITT had a Cylon-like pink gentle on its (his?) entrance grill which made the automotive appear vaguely menacing. Knight Rider was superb ‘80s tv and as such, had an equally spectacular theme music (sidebar: I would love us to get again to TV theme songs that specify the whole plot of the present both within the lyrics or through a voiceover like this one did. I miss you, 1980s).

London-based cellist Samara Ginsberg, who amongst different issues, produces “virtuoso preparations of cartoon/movie/television/online game themes” took the Knight Rider theme and made it her personal in an completely unbelievable video that I can’t cease watching. That’s her, doing all eight elements. Severely, I’m in awe.

For comparability, right here’s the unique Knight Rider opening theme (ah that 80s synth-pop), for these of you who missed it the primary time round:

Ginsberg’s eight-cello/one-woman productions additionally embody an association of the Imperial March (aka Darth Vader’s theme music) from Star Wars (the masks!)…

…and the theme of one other 1980s present close to and pricey to Gen Xers: Inspector Gadget:

Ah the 1980s: unhealthy hair however nice TV theme songs. I’m now attempting to consider different 80s reveals Ginsberg may crush on the cello: Info of Life? Magnum, PI? Miami Vice?

Actually, so many good choices to select from.