The Sinister Theme That Appears When the Music Is Stripped Out of the A-HA ‘Take On Me’ Video

Mario Wienerroither has taken the famous half-animated video for the a-ha song “Take On Me”, strategically stripped the music out and dubbed in appropriate reactive sounds. Without the music, the lighthearted romance of the original video was gone and a more sinister theme took its place.

The original, softer and more romantic version of the song.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

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