This is a video, that every mandolin player should have seen. Russell Brand, famous British actor and husband of Katy Perry, has made this video for the BBC some time ago.
He plays the famous Losing my Religion by R.E.M. an a mandolin that he finds laying around in a floor – but in the end all the strings break….
Russell Brand – Losing my religion – BBC Radio 2 advert
In the next video Russell Brand tells more about the making of this video, especially how difficult it was to get the 8 strings all break at the same time.
Russell Brand – Radio 2 Advert – The Real Story…..
Here is a live video of Losing my Religion as played by R.E.M. – this is one of the most popular rock songs with a mandolin:
R.E.M. Losing My Religion
R.E.M. ao vivo, no Canadá. R.E.M. live in Canada.