Monday, February 24, 2014

2 Cellos 1 Rock Classic (and a Scandalized 18th-Century Crowd)

This video has been making the rounds upon its entrance into fine society, and by request of RetroBlog, I present it here. 

These two dashing gents are Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser of 2CELLOS and in their video for  AC/DC's “Thunderstruck” they chose the austere and polite setting of an eighteenth-century theatre.

Hmm...the crowd doesn't seem sold.  Bring in the acrobats!

I quite like it, although I think they could do with a nice powder wig (a la Amadeus?) or at least a regency haircut.  Oh wait, not to mention their actual musical prowess is AMAZING. 


  1. Thank you for posting this, now I have to find the original AC/DC cut of Thunderstruck. Bye! Makes me want to purchase an MP3 player and download something!

  2. A capital performance! Must be frightfully dear to re-hair one's bow after a single evening's exhibition.

  3. They are fronting for Elton John they can afford to restring. Wonder what the old strings are going for on Ebay?