This sad Jingle Bells cover is the darkest thing that ever happened to Christmas

13 December 2017, 15:35

This minor key version of ‘Jingle Bells’ definitely won’t make your spirits bright.

Although it seems like most Christmas songs should be in a major key, there are a few carols out there that rock a minor tonality – yes, ‘Coventry Carol’ and ‘We Three Kings’, we’re looking at you.

Pianist Toms Mucenieks was tired of playing the same old festive songs every year, so he followed in the footsteps of these great carollers.

He decided to put ‘Jingle Bells’ – literally the happiest Christmas song in the world – in a minor key. It sounds super creepy and depressing, but we sort-of love it.

Here’s what YouTube had to say:

Jingle Bells minor key comment

Toms and PiiNoodle – make it happen.

Here are all your favourite Christmas carols in a minor key, expertly transposed by YouTuber Chase Holfeder: