‘Bad Guy’ by Billie Eilish, but this very good guy plays it in a major key

5 March 2020, 11:11 | Updated: 5 March 2020, 11:29

'Bad Guy' in a major key
'Bad Guy' in a major key. Picture: YouTube/Getty

By Maddy Shaw Roberts

When you love Billie Eilish, but you’re a good guy…

This is what happens when music theory nerds listen to pop music.

YouTuber TheDreRock took one of the biggest songs of the past year – Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’, duh – and transposed it into a major key.

The smile just makes it.

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It’s goodbye to disturbing, whispered vocals and harmonic ambiguity, and hello to caffeine-induced musical mania.

In a major key, ‘Bad Guy’ is somehow transformed into the opening sequence of a really wholesome, suburbia-based TV show.

* screams internally *