This one-man multi-tracked version of ‘In The Bleak Midwinter’ is pretty next-level

1 December 2017, 14:51

This magical version of the Harold Darke setting of ‘In The Bleak Midwinter’ will tick all your choral Christmas boxes.

Never one to shy away from a jazzy inflection or a crunchy cadence, Jacob Collier has crafted a hugely inventive version of this most atmospheric of Christmas carols. 

He spends the entire first minute ‘ooh’ing a lovely, ethereal breakdown, before oozing out a schmoozy baritone version of the opening soprano solo.

Obviously, we would want to see the Holst version next year…

If you fancy some more multi-tracked action, here’s ‘Ode to Joy’ played by nine musicians over the Internet: