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Video of the Day: “Losing My Religion,” Laughing Gas Edition
January 23, 2013 | 4:35PM

What happens when one of the most existentially-tinted songs in pop history gets its minor chords swapped to major ones? We now know, thanks to Vimeo user Major Scaled, who digitally tweaked “Losing My Religion” to a much happier tune.

In fact, it’s a little disturbing. It feels like what would be the result of subjecting Michael Stipe to a 72-hour marathon of the Teletubbies while rigging him up to a laughing-gas machine. Something is eerily off, though it’s definitely an interesting experiment. Check it out fo’ yo’selves:

 

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