One-man band plays impressive 'Star Wars' theme

Even Darth Vader would say "most impressive" if he saw street performer Anders Flanderz playing the "Star Wars" theme song.

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Can you name all the instruments in Anders Flanderz's one-man band? Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Street performer Anders Flanderz plays John William's "Star Wars" theme in Stockholm, Sweden without the aid of an orchestra. Instead, he straps on a keyboard, accordion, cymbals, bike horns, and other instruments to tackle a solo performance of the epic sci-fi theme song.

Flanderz has also covered songs like "The Final Countdown" by the Swedish band Europe, but there's something extra magical about watching him play a song that instantly makes the listener think of Wookiees, droids, Jedi, and Sith Lords.

Formerly of the Swedish electronica and folk music trio Detektivbyrån ("The Detective Agency"), Flanderz also composes whimsical original music, such as the song "Opp" -- available on his website.

 

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